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Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 October, 2003, 14:31 GMT 15:31 UK
In pictures: Shirin Ebadi homecoming
Shirin Ebadi in Paris
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Shirin Ebadi heard of her prize in Paris where she was swamped by the world's press.
Shirin Ebadi (centre) in Tehran
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She was feted by her fellow Iranians when she returned to Tehran.
Shirin Ebadi supporters welcome her back to Tehran
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The delight among her supporters - many of them fellow Iranian feminists - was clear.
Shirin Ebadi in Tehran
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Mrs Ebadi was shielded by her brother Jafar amid the crush of well-wishers.
Banner calling for release of political prisoners
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Political protesters joined the thousands of people celebrating Shirin Ebadi for her human rights work.
Shirin Ebadi with peace dove
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The political establishment gave her success a cool reception, but Mrs Ebadi vowed to keep working for human rights.

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