TEHRAN (AFP) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday ordered the police to protect Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, who said she had received death threats, the state IRNA news agency reported. "Following reports about threatening notes to Ms Shirin Ebadi, the president ordered the police chief to immediately adopt measures to provide security to this Iranian citizen and alleviate concerns," IRNA said.
"Ahmadinejad asked the police chief to investigate this matter, discover the origin of these letters and refer those behind it to the judiciary," it added.


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