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Shirin Ebadi: Arrangements Should Not be Made to Conflict With People’s Interests

  Rooz spoke with prominent Iranian human rights activist and Nobel Peace prize winner about the impact of the recent nuclear framework agreement between Iran and the five major powers in Lausanne, Switzerland. Here are the excerpts. Rooz: Do you believe that as the West and Iran come to an understanding on the nuclear program, […]

Initial Accord with Iran Holds Promise for Human Rights

  But Risks of Hardline Backlash Remain The understanding reached on Iran’s nuclear program on April 2 is a welcome development, averting at least for now, an inexorable descent into confrontation, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today. This initial agreement also presents renewed opportunities for human rights. “Political space in Iran, […]

Iran Nuke Talks To Continue

  International talks on Iran’s nuclear program are due to continue in Switzerland on April 2. Senior officials from Iran and six powers failed to reach a framework deal by a self-imposed deadline of March 31. The talks aim at blocking Iran’s capacity to build a nuclear bomb in exchange for lifting sanctions. U.S. Secretary […]

We have to stop nuclear negotiations from overshadowing Iran’s human rights record

  With progress being made in the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, it’s time for a new conversation about Iran – one about the country’s dismal human rights record. The international community’s diplomatic efforts should be deployed to improve the basic tenets of democracy – freedom of speech, freedom of press, right to information, equality […]

Human rights in Iran the hidden truth from the outside world, by Nourhan Balian

  This is an exclusive interview with Mr. Kaveh Taheri, who is Human Rights activist and a journalist from Iran who went through the Iranian prison system and lived the green movement of 2009. The interview shows the situation of human rights in Iran from insider view, it sheds a light on the real situation […]

Secretary-General’s March 2015 report on human rights in Iran

  Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council in March 2015. Read the Report *******International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran – In his interim report on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran […]

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