Refugee Rights in Iran

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Saqi, 2008 - Law - 254 pages
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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, lawyer, and human rights activist, Shirin Ebadi examines the legal aspects of life as a refugee in Iran. Controversial issues such as the right to education, property, and inheritance are addressed in detail through a comparative study of Iranian and international refugee law.

This book will be of great interest to anyone who helps states and to international organizations that formulate laws that can accommodate the needs of refugees.

Shirin Ebadi was the first Iranian and the first Muslim woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003. As a lawyer, judge, lecturer, writer, and activist, she has dedicated her life to fighting for basic human rights, especially those of women and children, both within Iran and abroad.

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Contents

Author s Note
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Refugee Status
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Illegal Entry
29
Copyright

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Shirin Ebadi was the first Iranian to be awarded a Nobel Prize and the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003. Lawyer, judge, lecturer, writer and activist, she has dedicated her life to fighting for basic human rights.

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