ILO Must Speak Out Forcefully Against Islamic Republic’s Abuses Against Labor
May 4, 2023 – Strikers in Iran’s oil, gas and petrochemicals industries are being threatened with firing and labor activists are being rounded up and imprisoned as the Islamic Republic turns its focus to labor in its continued drive to squash peaceful protest across the country.
Authorities Threaten Students, Families and Teachers While Refusing to Provide Transparent Investigations
School Girls and Staff Describe Being Forced to Stay in Affected Buildings While Authorities Dismiss Concerns
April 24, 2023 – Five months after the first report of a chemical attack on a girls’ school in Iran, students across the country are continuing to report chemical odors in their classrooms and symptoms associated with chemical inhalation, including respiratory and gastrointestinal problems, fainting, and eye irritation.
Imprisoned Unjustly Since October 2022, in Urgent Need of Medical Care
April 6, 2023 – The international community, including music and arts institutions as well as freedom of speech and expression organizations, should urgently call for the release from arbitrary imprisonment of dissident rapper Toomaj Salehi, who is widely considered the voice of Iran’s protest movement, said the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI).
Global Medical Community Must Speak Out Against Severe Violation of International Law
February 10, 2023 — An increasing number of doctors and medical workers continue to be arrested, detained, tortured and killed by Islamic Republic forces for treating wounded protesters, in direct violation of international law that requires the protection of medical personnel as they carry out their duty to provide care to any individual in need.
In 1979, when Ayatollah Khomeini took political power in Iran, he ordered the establishment of the IRGC. Thereafter, the IRGC was used as a regime oppressive apparatus against Iranian. The tasks of IRGC were written as follows according to the constitutional book of the mullahs’ regime in Iran:
Mon December 12, 2022 – CNN, By Teele Rebane and Artemis Moshtaghian
Iran has executed a second man allegedly involved in the nationwide anti-government protest movement after he was convicted of fatally stabbing two security officials last month, Mizan Online, a news agency affiliated with Iran’s judiciary, and the semi-official Tasmin news agency reported on Monday.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei
Wednesday, 11.30.2022- Author: Maryam Sinaee – A secret report by IRGC’s media arm quotes Iran’s Supreme Leader as saying protests will not end soon and criticizing failures in “media war” against protesters.
Policy Paper Lays out Specific Actions Biden and Other World Leaders Should Take
October 18, 2022—With security forces in Iran continuing their month-long assault on peaceful protesters, the only way to stop the killing in Iran—which has left more than 200 people dead, including at least 23 children—is international action that imposes meaningful diplomatic costs on the authorities in Iran, according to a new policy briefing released today by the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI).
Protests have spread across Tehran and other cities
Sep. 23. 2022- By Rana Rahimpour BBC Persian- The eruption of nationwide protests in Iran following the death in police custody of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman detained for allegedly failing to adhere to hijab (headscarf) rules is the most serious challenge Iran’s leadership has faced in years.
Due Process and Fair Trial Rights Dealt Further Blow by New Legislation
July 12, 2021—In a sweeping grab of new powers over the Iranian Bar Association (IBA) that grants the Iranian judiciary the right to issue and revoke law licenses, the country’s judicial establishment, now led by human rights violator Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei, has effectively destroyed the independence of Iranian lawyers.