farsi facebook twitter rss

  • March 17, 2017


      On Thursday, March 16, Justice for Iran and 40 other NGOs addressed a joint statement to the permanent representatives of member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Read the full text below: To: Permanent representatives of member states of the Human Rights Council Your Excellency,  We, the undersigned cross-regional group of human rights civil..Read More

  • March 8, 2017

    Iran: Repression of those seeking truth and justice for 1980s killings needs to stop

      20 International and Iranian NGOs draw attention to the situation of women human rights defenders in Iran who seek truth and justice on International Women’s Day. Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI) alongside other organizations issued a joint public statement calling on the Iranian authorities to quash the charges and sentences issued against Mansoureh Behkish,..Read More

  • December 12, 2016

    Joint NGO Letter in support of 2016 UNGA Resolution on human rights in Iran

      Joint NGO Letter in support of 2016 UNGA Resolution on human rights in Iran Your Excellency:   We, the undersigned human rights organizations, welcome the decision of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly’s Third Committee to pass Resolution A/C.3/71/L.25 on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Islamic Republic of..Read More

  • November 28, 2016

    19 Human Rights Organizations Call to Protect the Rights of Christians in Iran

      A group of 19 human rights organizations call the international community and United Nations bodies to protect the rights of Christians in the Islamic Republic of Iran. In the summer of 2016, Iranian authorities increased their persecution of Christians, honing in on converts from a Muslim-background. Between May and August 2016, in locations across Iran,..Read More

  • May 18, 2016

    Death, Cancer and Injustice Threaten Afshin Sohrabzadeh’s Life

      Fourteen Human rights organizations released a joint statement, expressing deep concern about the dire condition of political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh, who is dealing with cancer and illness in Minab prison, where he was exiled. The undersigned organizations highlighted the lack of medical attention threatening Afshin Sohrabzadeh’s life and demanded that the Iranian authorities allow for..Read More