THE NOBEL COMMITTEE STRIKES A BLOW AGAINST TYRANNY
Returning to the tradition of naming fighters against totalitarian oppression like Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
, Andrei Sakharov
, Lech Walesa
as winners of their prestigious prizes, the Nobel Committee has awarded the Peace Prize to a female Iranian jurist, Shirin Ebadi.
Ayatollah Khomeini must be rolling over in his grave. Increasingly it is the Iranian hardliners against the judgement of the world.