Iran human rights amnesty international continues to document serious human rights violations in iran including detention of human rights defenders and other prisoners of conscience, unfair trials, torture and mistreatment in detention, deaths in custody and the application of the death penalty. The human rights situation in iran continues to arouse concern from the world’s leading watchdog groups, with reports of ongoing abuses since the disputed 2009 presidential election provoked. Prominent iranian human rights lawyer and activist nasrin sotoudeh has begun a hunger strike in prison, accusing the authorities of harassing her family and friends in recent days. Iranian president hassan rouhani waves after casting his vote for parliament and the assembly of experts it is hoped rouhani will reform iran’s human rights situation photograph: reuters. Twenty years after the islamic revolution the human rights situation in iran remains poor the government restricts citizens' right to change their government, manipulates the electoral system and represses political dissidents.
The panelists urged congress to make human rights part of ongoing talks with iran the also called for caution against thinking president rouhani was a reformer. The state of human rights in iran has been criticized both by iranians and international human rights activists, writers, and ngos since long before the formation of the current state of iranthe united nations general assembly and the human rights commission have condemned prior and ongoing abuses in iran in published critiques and several resolutions. Un secretary general ban ki-moon issued a new report critical of iran’s human rights record executions were down in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015.
In march the un human rights council renewed the mandate of the un special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in iran the iranian authorities continued to deny her and other un experts entry to the country. A former high-ranking iranian judicial official who came to symbolize iran’s violent suppression of rights activists and journalists has been sentenced to 135 lashes in a corruption case the. This section might be more accurately termed the lack of human rights in iran according to the newest state department report on human rights, published in may 2013, iran has one of the world's worst records when it comes to the treatment of its citizens here is a summary of its findings: the most egregious human rights problems were the government's severe limitations on citizens' right. The clarion project (formerly clarion fund) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to educating both policy makers and the public about the growing phenomenon of islamic extremism the clarion project is committed to working towards safeguarding human rights for all peoples.
According to the un special rapporteur on the human rights situation in iran, at least 694 individuals were reportedly executed in the first seven months of 2015, compared with 753 for all of 2014 others put the total for 2015 at nearly 1,000. Iranian dissidents have repeatedly and vocally testified to the inverse relationship between us-iranian tensions and the climate for human rights and democracy within the country. Iran iran's brave human rights defenders and their struggle against the death penalty news iran iran: foreign diplomats tour of evin prison a 'crude pr stunt' campaigns iran “help bring my husband back” – one woman’s campaign to free her husband in iran view all commentary media enquiries. The most exhaustive treatment of the record of human rights in postrevolutionary iran this well-written and copiously researched volume will remain the standard work for years to come—choice using a vast array of government documents, newspapers, journals, memoirs of political prisoners.
Human rights activists news agency (hrana) – misagh aghsani, a baha’i student at payam noor university in the northwestern iranian city of urmia, has become the latest member of iran’s baha’i religious minority to be denied access to education due to his faith. The state of human rights in iran has been criticized both by iranians and international human rights activists, writers, and ngos since long before the formation of the current state of iran the united nations general assembly and the human rights commission. Violations of minority rights in iran take place within a wider, well-documented context of human rights violations, and intolerance of dissent and difference, and are typified in iran by their lack of political power and influence.
Eu prioritises nuclear deal over human rights in iran published on 24 august 2018 by amir taghati the european union claimed last week to attach “high importance” to the human rights situation in iran, but their actions (or more accurately inaction) tell a different story. Human rights & democracy for iran human rights library end persecution of families seeking truth and justice for detainees who have died in detention new evidence of appalling treatment of women human rights defenders held in shahr-e rey prison 15 iranian dissidents: we demand a referendum on the form of government under un supervision. Human rights watch defends the rights of people in 90 countries worldwide, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice donate now get updates on rights issues from around the globe.
The regime of iran needs to know that the international community is serious and iran's human rights abuses will not go unnoticed but clearly the p5+1 are not serious. The center for human rights in iran (chri) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and promotion of human rights in iran chri investigates and documents rights violations occurring throughout iran, relying on first-hand accounts to expose abuses that would otherwise go unreported. The iranian regime has considered the international community turning its back on this crime against humanity as a green light to continue its rampage of domestic crackdown and human rights. These facts about human rights in iran shed light on the maltreatment iranian people have to endure president rouhani has been in office for three years, and though he based his campaign on improving human rights conditions, the situation remains the same in iran.