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

Still no accountability for post June 2009 presidential election abuses in Iran

Today, June 12, marks three years since Iranians took to the polls to vote for the next president of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI).  ... Read more

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