Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, visited Stockholm 22 November 2010. She is in exile in the United Kingdom since June 2009, but she never ceases her work for human rights in Iran.
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Medicine Laureate Shinya Yamanaka talks about the importance of taking risks.