“Stop Executions,” Four UN Human Rights Experts Tell Iran

BLOG/LATEST NEWS – 22nd September 2011 – On 22 September 2011 four United Nations Special Rapporteurs for executions, torture, human rights in Iran, and independence of the judiciary, issued a joint statement condemning Iran’s recent execution of a juvenile and called for the country to immediately institute a moratorium on the death penalty. (Full Statement Below)
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IRAN: Arbitrary detention and judicial harassment of human rights defenders continue

Paris-Geneva, September 16, 2011. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), condemns the continuing  repression of human rights defenders in Iran, notably lawyers and women’s rights defenders.
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Hold Ahmadinejad Accountable for Iran’s Human Rights Crisis During UN Visit

Iranian Government Ignores Calls to Cooperate With the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran (14 September 2011) Member states of the United Nations as well as the international media should focus on the ongoing human rights crisis in Iran as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrives in New York to attend the 66th session of the UN General Assembly, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today.

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