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Mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Iran is Renewed by Human Rights Council

(22 March 2012) – The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) commends the decision of the Human Rights Council this afternoon to extend the mandate ... Read more

All you need to know: a quick breakdown of findings from Dr. Ahmed Shaheed’s UN report

(7 March 2012) -- Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, has just released his latest report to the United Nations Human Rights Council. Read the 36 page report and IHRDC’s quick breakdown of the report’s highlights here: ... Read more

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran 3/6/2012

A/HRC/19/66 Human Rights Council Nineteenth session Agenda item 4 Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention Summary The present report, the first to be submitted to the Human Rights Council, ... Read more

Witness Statement: Saye Sky

Saye Sky: A lesbian rap musician describes the persecution she suffered that forced her to flee Iran and seek refuge in Turkey.   Full Name: Saye Sky ... Read more

Witness Statement: Matin Yar

Matin Yar, a young homosexual man from Iran, describes the torture and rape he was subjected to in Iranian prison. A fear of execution on ... Read more

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