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Children of Jailed Iranian Activist Narges Mohammadi Accept Nobel Peace Prize for Their Mother

HeadlineDec 11, 2023

The children of jailed Iranian human rights leader Narges Mohammadi accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of their mother at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway, Sunday. Seventeen-year-old twins Kiana and Ali Rahmani, who live in France, read their mother’s speech, which was smuggled out of Tehran’s Evin Prison. This is Ali.

Ali Rahmani: “The reality is that the regime of the Islamic Republic is at its lowest level of legitimacy and popular support, situated in a position of unstable equlibrium, and the emergence of any element as a catalyst for change will mark the final form of opposition policies and the transition from religious tyranny.”

Narges Mohammadi started a new hunger strike the day of the Nobel ceremony in solidarity with the persecuted Baha’i religious minority in Iran.

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