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One Million Signatures Campaign

Anna Politkovskaya award for courage

Reuters: A group of women who are risking imprisonment to collect one million signatures on a petition demanding greater women's rights in Iran were presented on Tuesday with the Anna Politkovskaya award for courage. The One Million Signatures Campaign, launched in 2006, aims to petition the Iranian parliament asking for the revision and reform of current laws which discriminate against women in Iran. "We gave them the award because they are an extremely brave and courageous group of women and they are really changing the society in Iran, which is extremely difficult," RAW in War founder Mariana Katzarova told Reuters >>>

07-Oct-2009
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Mona 19

They also recieved " Die Quadriga" 2009 prize

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More powers to the courageous human rights & women rights defenders of Iran...wishing them all good health and success in all of their present and future endeavors.

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Anna Politkovskaya Award For The One Million Signatures

 

Mona

P.S. Mr. Javid, a good choice for "Iranian of The Day"  ;)


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