Unlock Iran

IHRDC is proud to launch "Unlock Iran" - a campaign to raise awareness about human rights violations in Iran and tell the stories of 10 prisoners of rights incarcerated today. Join us and use your digital voice to #UnlockIran. ... Read more

Witness Testimony from Denied Identity: Human Rights Abuses Against Iran’s LGBT Community

Release of three complete witness testimonies from Denied Identity: Human Rights Abuses Against Iran’s LGBT Community ... Read more

Support IHRDC on Giving Tuesday

(December 3, 2013) - First Black Friday… then Cyber Monday… now Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving. The ... Read more

Watch the live stream of Dr. Ahmed Shaheed’s presentation to the UN General Assembly

(October 23, 2013) – Today, at 3:00 pm EST, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic ... Read more

Iran: Poems of Dissent

For centuries poetry has served as both an expression of, and vehicle for, dissent in Iran. This collection of poems begins with a ghazal of ... Read more

Interactive Map of Executions in the Islamic Republic of Iran

(September 12, 2013) -  The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has partnered up with Nabz-Iran to create an interactive map of executions in the ... Read more


European citizens: finance a fair criminal justice system in Iran, not executions! #JusticeIran In 2012, between 541 and 580 people were executed in Iran. Approximately two-thirds ... Read more

Human Rights Day 2012: Mahnaz Parakand’s Testimony on the Mounting Pressures on Iranian Lawyers

(10 December 2012) – On this year’s Human Rights Day, human rights lawyers like Nasrin Sotoudeh, Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, Mohammad Seifzadeh, Abdolfattah Soltani and others ... Read more

Truth and Reconciliation: A Conversation Between a Baha'i Survivor of Human Rights Abuses and a Former Member of the Hojjatieh Association

(November 29, 2012) - In this video, filmed on October 27, 2012 in The Hague, the Netherlands, IHRDC captured a conversation of truth and reconciliation between Ruhi Jahanpour – a Bahá’í who was imprisoned for her beliefs in the Islamic Republic of Iran during the 1980s – and Abbas Mazaheri – a former member of the Hojjatieh Association, which Mazaheri admits perpetrated serious human rights abuses against Iran’s Bahá’í community. ... Watch video

Sign Petition to Stop Executions

Sign this Petition: UNODC, Please Cease Funding to Iran Until Iran Renounces Use of Death Penalty ... Read more

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