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IRI Executes Two Ahwazi Arab Men

For Immediate Release January 31, 2014 (New Haven, USA) – The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has learned further details concerning the executions of two Ahwazi ... Read more

UNGA Resolution on Human Rights in Iran Passes by 86 to 36 Margin

(December 19, 2013) – Yesterday, the UN General Assembly Resolution on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) ... Read more

IHRDC takes action in the case of Zahra Kazemi before the Supreme Court of Canada

(December 10, 2013) – As part of its ongoing effort to combat impunity in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), the Iran Human Rights Documentation ... Read more

Joint Letter from 25 NGOs in Support of UNGA Resolution on Human Rights in Iran

The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center joins 24 other NGOs to urge governments to vote in favor of resolution A/C.3/68/L.57 on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran during the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, scheduled to take place this Tuesday, November 19, 2013. ... Read more

IHRDC Releases Report on Human Rights Violations against LGBT Persons in Iran

November 7, 2013 (New Haven, USA) — Today, the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) released “Denied Identity: Human Rights Abuses against Iran’s LGBT Community”—an in-depth ... Read more

Iran Should Halt Executions as Rate of Hangings Accelerates

125 People Executed Since Rouhani Took Office ... Read more

IHRDC Welcomes the Release of Political Prisoners in the Islamic Republic of Iran

(September 19, 2013) – The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) welcomes reports that more than a dozen political and religious prisoners, including prominent Iranian ... Read more

Iran: Halt Execution of Arab Minority Men

Four Ahwazi Arabs Sentenced to Hang After Unfair Trials ... Read more

IHRDC Commends Canada’s Parliament for Adoption of Motion on 1988 Massacre

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center Commends Canada’s Parliament for Recognizing the 1988 Prison Massacre in the Islamic Republic of Iran as Constituting ... Read more

IHRDC Urges Canada's Parliament to Recognize the 1988 Prison Massacre as Constituting Crimes against Humanity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center Urges Canada’s Parliament to Recognize the 1988 Prison Massacre in the Islamic Republic of Iran as Constituting ... Read more

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