Monday, June 5, 2023

Shabnam Assadollahi

Shabnam Assadollahi is an award-winning human rights advocate residing in Ottawa, who has worked extensively helping newcomers and refugees resettle in Canada. She is a broadcaster, writer and public speaker. Assadollahi was arrested and imprisoned at age 16, for eighteen months in Evin, Iran's most notorious prison. While she focuses on the Iranian community and world events affecting women and minority communities in the land of her birth, she also advocates for the emancipation of women and minority religious communities worldwide.