Ebadi Shirin

Ebadi Shirin in Asia Introduction to Ebadi Shirin Shirin Ebadi (1947- ), Iranian lawyer, activist, writer, and winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to advance democracy and human rights in Iran, particularly the rights of women and children. The Nobel Committee also recognized […]

Jose Ramos-Horta

Jose Ramos-Horta in Asia Introduction to Jose Ramos-Horta José Ramos-Horta, born in 1949, leader of the resistance movement that battled the occupation of East Timor by Indonesia. Ramos-Horta won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1996 for his efforts to win self-determination for East Timor, a former […]