Archive for October 2012

Iran: Political Prisoners Denied Visits, Care

Sakharov Prize-winner Sotoudeh’s Detention Highlights Denial of Basic Rights

(Paris, London, New York, October 31, 2012) – Iran’s judiciary and prison authorities should end mistreatment of the prominent rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi and six human rights organizations said today.

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‘There Are Absolutely No Political Executions in Iran’ — A Statement by the Head of Iran’s Judiciary That Should Not Go Unnoticed

Roya Boroumand : Executive director, Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation
The recently published third report by Dr. Ahmad Shaheed, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran, provoked a statement from Sadeq Larijani.

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Iran – October 2, 2012 – 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), has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in the Iran.
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