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Nobel Peace Prize Nominees Include the Internet

2003 laureate Shirin Ebadi supports Nobel for everyone

(Newser) - The internet—yes the entire technological concept—could be the next Nobel Peace Prize winner. It’s among the record 237 individuals and organizations nominated for the prize, and it has significant muscle behind it. Supporters include 2003 winner Shirin Ebadi, the Italian version of Wired magazine and Nicholas Negroponte,... More »

Iran Takes Nobel Winner's Peace Prize

It's never happened before, say outraged officials in Norway

(Newser) - In what would be a dastardly first, Norway has accused Iranian authorities of stealing a Nobel Peace Prize. The prize belongs to Iranian national Shirin Ebadi, a human rights lawyer who received the honor in 2003. “The medal and the diploma have been removed from Dr. Ebadi’s bank... More »

Nobelist Lawyer Defends US Prisoner in Iran

Ebadi urges bail release for journalist Roxana Saberi

(Newser) - Shirin Ebadi, the dissident Iranian human rights lawyer who won the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize, will defend the Iranian-American journalist sentenced this weekend to 8 years in prison, reports the Washington Post. Ebadi is seeking to secure a bail release for Roxana Saberi, who was convicted of spying for the... More »

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