I always do my research before photographing someone and occasionally people’s life stories blow me away. But none more so than Shirin Ebadi. A woman who has tirelessly devoted her life to the defence of others, in particular those threatened by her home country's regime. She is the winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts towards democracy and human rights and has had to live in exile since 2009. Her daughter Nargess Tavassolian has followed her path and is now a human rights lawyer as well. I photographed them together for the Sunday Times Magazine.
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