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Jailed Iranian Activist Narges Mohammadi Smuggles Out Letter Of Thanks For Nobel Peace Prize


Jailed Iranian Activist Smuggles Out Letter Of Thanks For Nobel Peace Prize

Narges Mohammadi is serving a number of sentences in Tehran’s Evin Jail. (FILE)

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Jailed Iranian ladies’s rights activist Narges Mohammadi has smuggled out a letter of thanks for her Nobel Peace Prize awarded earlier this month, saying it marked a turning level in “empowering protest and social actions worldwide”.

The imprisoned ladies’s rights advocate gained the 2023 peace prize on Oct. 6 in a rebuke to Tehran’s theocratic leaders and enhance for anti-government protesters, whereas additionally drawing the Islamic Republic’s swift condemnation.

Mohammadi is serving a number of sentences in Tehran’s Evin Jail amounting to about 12 years imprisonment, one of many many durations she has been detained behind bars, based on the Entrance Line Defenders rights organisation.

Prices embrace spreading propaganda towards the state.

Within the letter smuggled out of jail and skim by her daughter Kiana in a video posted on the Nobel web site, Mohammadi stated the information of her Nobel prize had been met with cries from her cellmates of “Lady, Life, Freedom”, the slogan of the motion of which she is an element.

“I’m grateful to all of you and urge you to help the folks of Iran till the ultimate victory,” she stated within the letter learn by her daughter, the primary official response from Mohammadi to her successful the distinguished award.

“Victory just isn’t straightforward, however it’s sure.”

Tehran, which has known as the protest motion in Iran a Western-led subversion, accused the Nobel committee of meddling and politicising the problem of human rights within the wake of the choice to award Mohammadi the peace prize.

Mohammadi stated she was sending greetings and gratitude to the Nobel Committee on behalf of what she stated had been 46 ladies prisoners of conscience and political prisoners held at Evin.

Arrested greater than a dozen instances in her life, and held 3 times in Evin since 2012, Mohammadi has been unable to see her husband for 15 years and her youngsters for seven.

“The power of this motion lies within the company of Iranian ladies. We assuredly know what we would like much better than what we don’t need,” she stated within the letter, the textual content of which was additionally printed on the Nobel web site.

“We imagine in it, decide to it, and are sure of victory!”

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