Archive for March 2015

UN Keeps Pressure on Iran for its Rights Failures

Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur

March 27, 2015—The United Nations Human Rights Council voted today to renew the mandate of Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, signaling the international community’s continued concern over the state of human rights in Iran. The resolution to renew the mandate received 20 votes in favor, 11 against, and 16 abstentions.

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Petition: Stop the abuse of asylum by the Iranian refugees

03.07.2015 -To : EU Parliament & UNHCR

Stop the abuse of asylum by the Iranien refugees
Ladies and gentlemen,
During the 36 years of religious dictatorship in Iran, millions of the Iranians left their homeland because of oppression and migrated abroad seeking their asylums.
There are people among the refugees who migrated to Europe with some other objectives.

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New Report Shows Acid Attacks Against Women in Iran Fuelled by State Policies

March 6, 2015—The Iranian Parliament should immediately withdraw the pending Plan to Promote Virtue and Prevent Vice, which explicitly calls for Basij militias to enforce strict hijab (female dress), the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today. This plan not only violates the rights of all Iranian women, it also presents a clear and present danger to their continued safety.

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