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UN Keeps Pressure on Iran for its Rights Failures

  Human Rights Monitoring Will Continue 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 […]


  Sepp Blatter, the president of the international soccer organization FIFA, has publicly called upon the nation of Iran to end its ban on women in its stadiums, according to the Associated Press. The move comes about a week after a group of Iranian activists sent a letter to FIFA urging it to suspend Iran’s […]

UN Must Intervene in the Environmental Crisis in Iran – Call by 11 NGOs

  The environmental crisis in Ahwaz and other cities in Western and Southwestern Iran is indeed becoming a humanitarian disaster. Dust storms which have existed for years in this part of Iran, have been significantly intensified in the last few days and made local people to breath dust instead of air” write 11 NGOs in […]

A letter by a number of Gonabadi Dervishes in Australia to the UN and other human rights organizations

  We, Gonabadi Dervishes, are proud of following a Sufi order which has made us unable to disturb and suppress others and opened our eyes to the reality that all creatures are manifestations of divinity. Therefore, we are at peace with all of them and love them as they are all created by beloved God. […]

Former Political Prisoner Tells the UN of the Iranian Judiciary’s Lack of Independence

  “I have come here because as an Iranian citizen I, my family, and especially my brother, were treated unjustly. We were innocent from the very beginning. There are many like us in Iran’s prisons who are innocent. I came here to be the voice of other innocent people,” former political prisoner Hamid Ghassemi-Shaal said […]

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