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U.N. Rights Investigator Highly Critical of Iran

OCT. 27, 2015 – By RICK GLADSTONE – The special United Nations investigator of human rights in Iran presented a highly critical report on Tuesday that contradicted the Tehran government’s own assessment, describing a record rate of executions, a deeply flawed judiciary and repression of journalists, dissidents, women and freedom of expression.

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Iran: Renewed attacks on the mandate of UN Special Rapporteur

Dr Ahmed Shaheed

Paris, 31 August 2013. The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organization, the League for the Defence of Human Rights in Iran (LDDHI), express their disappointment at recent statements by Iranian high-level officials regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran’s persistent rejection of the mandate of UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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