Special Rapporteur's March 2014 report on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN Human Rights Council's 25th session. ... Read more

UN Secretary General on the situation of human rights in Iran - 11 March 2014

A/HRC/25/75 Distr.: General 11 March 2014 Original: English Human Rights Council Twenty-fifth session Agenda item 4 Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention Summary The present report ... Read more

Arrest, Hang, Repeat: Executions in Iran

Originally posted at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gissou-nia/arrest-hang-repeat-execut_b_4932516.html One night last month, the flashing lights and sounds of a mass rush of emails, texts and social hits woke me from ... Read more

Joint Letter from 27 NGOs to UN Human Rights Council

(March 12, 2014) - NGOs call on UN member states to support resolution to renew the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran. ... Read more

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

IHRDC Chart of Executions by the Islamic Republic of Iran - 2014

This chart documents executions of people by the Islamic Republic of Iran beginning in January 2014. The official announcements are noted but, as the Iranian government does not announce many executions, it is difficult to know the exact number. ... Read more

Infographic of the number of executions in Iran in 2013

The Islamic Republic of Iran continues to execute people at an alarmingly high rate including those convicted for drug trafficking, a crime that does not ... Read more

A Former Iranian Political Prisoner on Human Rights in Iran

Originally posted at: https://www.wnyc.org/radio/#/ondemand/360476 Mehdi Arabshahi, was president of the largest student organization in Iran, the Daftar Tahkim Vahdat, and a former political prisoner who fled ... Read more

Death Sentences for Ahwazi Arab Cultural Activists

Two more Ahwazi Arab cultural activists have been sentenced to death on national security charges. ... Read more

Iran Should Halt Executions as Rate of Hangings Accelerates

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

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