Nobel Peace Prize Winner Ready To Fight For Neda
Ebadi Ready To Fight For Neda
Ebadi, a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer and Nobel peace prize
winner, has told Al Jazeera that she is prepared to represent the
family of a young woman shot dead during a protest in Tehran.
The woman, named as Neda Agha Soltan on social-networking websites, has become a symbol for people protesting against the disputed re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian president.
Ebadi told Al Jazeera on Wednesday: "I am personally prepared to legally represent her family against the people who ordered the shooting and those who fired at her."
"This act was against the law.