Executions

Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran - 3-20-2012

  A/HRC/19/82 Distr.: General 20 March 2012 Original: English Human Rights Council Nineteenth session Agenda item 2 Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office ... Read more

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

Kurdish political prisoner Habibollah Golparipour transferred to undisclosed location; at risk of imminent execution

(16 March 2012) – The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has received reports that yesterday Habibollah Golparipour—a Kurdish political prisoner on death row—was transferred ... 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

The Question of "Stoning to Death" in the New Penal Code of the IRI

In this legal essay, Iranian lawyer Mohammad Hossein Nayyeri explains why, contrary to popular reports, the silence of Iran's new Islamic Penal Code on the punishment of stoning for adultery does not mean stoning has in fact been abolished from the Code. ... Read more

Infographic of the number of executions in Iran in 2012

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

IHRDC Exclusive Full Length Video of Public Hanging of Three Men in Azadi Square in Kermanshah, Iran

(12 January 2012) Last week, the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) published exclusive video of the public execution of three men that took place in Azadi Square in Kermanshah, Iran the morning of Thursday, 5 January, 2012. ... Watch video

IHRDC Chart of Executions by the Islamic Republic of Iran - 2012

This chart documents executions of people by the Islamic Republic of Iran beginning in January 2012. 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

IHRDC Exclusive Video of Public Hanging of Three Men in Azadi Square in Kermanshah, Iran this Morning, Thursday, January 5 2012

(5 January 2012) The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center has obtained exclusive video of a public execution of three persons that took place in Azadi ... Watch video

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