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Shirin Ebadi

Shirin EbadiExiled Iranian human rights attorney and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi joins us to discuss her life and work, from the dawn of the Iranian revolution, to the backlash she and her family faced over her work. Plus: we look at health conditions for women in California prisons, and San Francisco’s latest attempt to tax sugary drinks.

Guests:

  • Malia Cohen, San Francisco Supervisor Representing District 10
  • Monica Chinchilla, coordinator for the campaign to tax sugary beverages in San Francisco
  • Shirin Ebadi, Iranian human rights attorney who was the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize; author of Until We Are Free: my fight for human rights in Iran

 

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