Seyran Ates


Seyran Ateş born Istanbul, Turkey April 20, 1963. German-Turk feminist Muslim lawyer; one of 1000 women nominated by WILPF for Nobel Peace Prize for defense of women's rights; severely wounded by Muslim fanatic 1984.


"By nature, human beings are looking for freedom and also for pleasure, fun, even fun with sex. This is a human right and a human feeling all over the world." (Phyllis Chesler interview, Nov. 30, 2009; photo