Nobel Peace Prize to Narges Mohammadi. She is in prison for her struggles: sentenced to 31 years and 154 lashes


By John

The Nobel Committee, awarding the Peace Prize, stated that «the courageous struggle of Narges Mohammadi it entailed enormous personal costs. The Iranian regime arrested her 13 times, convicted five times and sentenced her to a total of 31 years in prison and 154 lashes».

Mohammadi is still detained in the notorious Evin prison and the committee expressed the hope that Iran will release the activist. The Nobel victory highlights the courage of Iranian women”: this is the UN comment on the awarding of the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize to the Iranian women’s rights activist Narges Mohammadi. «A historic moment for the fight for freedom in Iran”: this is how the family of Narges Mohammadi, the women’s rights activist who won the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize, comments on the prize awarded.