“I believe what is completely clear is that the ladies of Iran have been a supply of inspiration for the world. We’ve seen their braveness and willpower within the face of reprisals, intimidation, violence and detention,” Spokesperson Liz Throssell instructed journalists in Geneva.
“This braveness, this willpower, have been exceptional. They’ve been harassed for what they do or don’t put on, there are more and more stringent authorized, social and financial measures towards them.”
Tribute to ladies activists
In a press release on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ms. Mohammadi, UN Secretary-Normal António Guterres known as it “an vital reminder that the rights of ladies and women are dealing with a powerful pushback, together with by means of the persecution of ladies human rights defenders, in Iran and elsewhere.”
“This Nobel Peace Prize is a tribute to all these ladies who’re preventing for his or her rights on the threat of their freedom, their well being and even their lives,” mentioned the UN chief.
Welcoming the announcement to award the 2023 Nobel Peace prize to Mohammadi, UN specialists urged the federal government of Iran to free all these imprisoned for selling ladies’s human rights and shield the rights of ladies and women within the nation.
“The awarding of the 2023 Nobel Peace prize to a brave journalist and lady human rights defender highlights the battle of ladies towards institutionalised methods of discrimination, segregation, humiliation and the exclusion of ladies and women in every single place on the planet,” the UN specialists mentioned.
About Narges Mohammadi
Ms. Mohammadi is presently serving a 16-year sentence in Tehran’s Evin Jail. She has labored for a few years as a journalist and can also be an creator and Vice-Director of the Tehran-based civil society group Defenders of Human Rights Middle (DHRC).
In Might she was awarded a prize that celebrates press freedom by the UN Academic, Scientific and Cultural Group (UNESCO), together with two different imprisoned Iranian ladies journalists, within the context of the wave of protests surrounding the loss of life of Mahsa Amini in police custody in September 2022.