Archive for June 2014

Iran: Execution of a political prisoner constitutes violation of Iranian and international law

Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani and his son

Paris, 3 June 2014 – The execution of Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani  in Rajaishahr prison on Sunday 1 June 2014 was strongly condemned by FIDH and its member organisation, the League for the Defence of Human Rights in Iran (LDDHI).

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State-run TV’s Disinformation Encourages Violence Against Women

Broadcasts on Hijab Campaign Spread Defamatory Messages and Blatant Falsehoods
June 2, 2014—The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran calls on President Rouhani to immediately institute supervision of Iran’s state TV and end the broadcast of programs that falsely defame dissidents and implicitly justify violence against women who do not wear the hijab, the compulsory dress that covers a woman’s head and body.

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