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Citoyens européens : finançons une justice équitable en Iran, pas les exécutions !

For the attention of: À l’attention de : Herman Van Rompuy, Président du Conseil européen,   Jose Manuel Barroso, Président de la Commission européenne Martin Schulz, Président du Parlement ... Read more

European citizens: finance a fair criminal justice system in Iran, not executions!

For the attention of: Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament   In 2012, ... Read more

Iran urged to stop infringements on the independence of the legal profession by global lawyers’ body

INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION’S HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTE NEWS RELEASE  [For immediate release: Monday, 25 March 2013] Iran urged to stop infringements on the independence of the legal profession by ... Read more

In defense of “independent legal practice” in Iran

A statement from a group of Iranian lawyers The Iranian Bar Association has experienced many ups and downs since its formation. Its achievement of full independence ... Read more

Joint Statement: Halt the Execution of Five Ahwazi Arabs

January 23, 2013: The undersigned human rights organizations strongly oppose the death sentences issued by the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) against five civil and cultural ... Read more

IHRDC Executive Director Gissou Nia on the Importance of Documenting Iran's Human Rights Abuses

IHRDC Executive Director Gissou Nia addresses the audience at an Amnesty International sponsored event in the Chicago area on Sunday, November 11, 2012 about the ... Watch video

Fate of 11 Prisoners Sentenced to Death on Drug-Related Charges Unknown; International Community Should Not Relent Pressure Calling on the Islamic Republic of Iran to Halt Executions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fate of 11 Prisoners Sentenced to Death on Drug-Related Charges Unknown; International Community Should Not Relent Pressure Calling on the Islamic Republic of ... Read more

Joint Statement on International Day Against the Death Penalty

We, the undersigned organizations, strongly oppose the continuing use of the death penalty in the Islamic Republic of Iran. We are concerned that Iran’s radical policies, which allegedly aim to eradicate drug-trafficking and result in the execution of several hundred prisoners every year, are supported in part by international funding. ... Read more

Voice of America Kurdish interview with IHRDC Executive Director Gissou Nia on May 13, 2012

In this Voice of America Kurdish interview, Gissou Nia - IHRDC Executive Director - discusses her remarks at the 24th Kurdish National Congress of North ... Watch video

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