Eleven Human Rights Organizations Urge Rouhani Not to Reappoint Pourmohammadi as Minister of Justice

    Dr. Hassan Rouhani President Islamic Republic of Iran   Your Excellency:   On May 19, 2017 Iranian voters elected you to a second term as president of the Islamic Republic of

Reports

The Iranian Judiciary: A Complex and Dysfunctional System

  Today IHRDC has released its latest report entitled The Iranian Judiciary: A Complex and Dysfunctional System. The Iranian Judiciary has been one of the most ... Read more

Witness Testimony

Witness Statement of Abbas Maroufi

  Name:  Abbas Maroufi Place of Birth:  Tehran, Iran Date of Birth:  1957 Occupation:  Author and Publisher     Interviewing Organization:   Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) Date of Interview:  August 3, 2015 Interviewer:   IHRDC ... Read more

Legal Commentary

Qisas: A Law for Injustice

In this commentary, IHRDC Legal Advisor Hossein Raeesi analyzes a murder case and the court documents corresponding thereto, which reveal how the legal remedy of qisas [the principle of retaliatory punishment] entrenches blatant, systemic, and structurally-entrenched violations of human rights in Iran. ... Read more