Tag Archive for Karim Lahidji

FIDH President calls for attention to the plight of Iranian prisoners of conscience

22-04-2016-FIDH- Letter addressed to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
 Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein
Mr. High Commissioner,
I am writing to request your urgent attention to the plight of Iranian prisoners of conscience and political prisoners, and in particular prisoners who are denied proper medical treatment.

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“The Syrian people are one”

08.September 2015 – An op-ed co-signed by Karim Lahidji, the Arab Reform Initiative, and several Syrian NGOs published on the occasion of an international conference organised by the French Foreign Ministry on the protection of victims of ethnic or religious violence in the Middle East.

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Iran: Open Letter to the European Union High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Paris, 22 July 2014 – Subject: Imminent risk of execution of juvenile offenders in Iran
Dear Ms Ashton,
FIDH wishes to bring to your attention the cases of Mr. Rasoul Holoumi, aged 22, and Ms. Razieh Ebrahimi, aged 21, both sentenced to death in 2010 for crimes committed when they were minors. These two young people are at risk of imminent execution, in contradiction with international law and human rights principles.
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Iran: Human rights caught between diplomatic progress and political deadlock

Dr. Karim Lahidji, FIDH President

17 June 2014 – Op-ed written by Karim Lahidji, FIDH President, at the occasion of Rouhani’s first anniversary as the president of the country.
The diplomats are delighted. One year after Hassan Rouhani was elected president, relations between Iran and Western countries are (almost) friendly.
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