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Joint call for the UNHRC to take urgent action on the situation of Iran

Posted on: December 17th, 2019

The undersigned regional and international civil society organisations call on member states of the UN Human Rights Council to urgently convene a Special Session on the situation of human rights in Iran in order to respond to the unfolding grave human rights crisis born out of the repression of nation-wide protests, which started on 15..Read More

Joint civil society letter – UNGA resolution on human rights in Iran

Posted on: December 9th, 2019

TO: All Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York Your Excellencies, The undersigned national, regional and international civil society organizations urge your government to support resolution A/C.3/74/L.27, adopted by the General Assembly’s Third Committee on 14 November 2019, when it comes for adoption by its plenary later this month.   As the situation..Read More

Iran: Iranian authorities must put an end to violence against peaceful protesters across the country

Posted on: December 3rd, 2019

Starting on 15 November 2019, mass protests have erupted in Iran in response to a three-fold rise in petrol costs. Protesters have called for improved living conditions amidst high levels of corruption, unemployment, poverty and discrimination across the country. Some reports have indicated that protests have occurred in 500 locations in at least 120 cities..Read More

Joint letter calling on HRC member to support the resolution renewing the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran

Posted on: March 15th, 2019

On Thursday, March 15, HRAI and 41 other NGOs signed a joint statement, calling HRC member states to support the resolution renewing the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran. Read the full text below: TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and..Read More

JOINT NGO LETTER IN SUPPORT OF HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 34TH RESOLUTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN

Posted on: March 17th, 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

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

Posted on: March 8th, 2017

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

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

Posted on: December 12th, 2016

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

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

Posted on: November 28th, 2016

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

Death, Cancer and Injustice Threaten Afshin Sohrabzadeh’s Life

Posted on: May 18th, 2016

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

10 human rights organizations letter to EU

Posted on: May 17th, 2016

Your Excellency, We, the undersigned human rights and civil society organizations, wish to express our deep concern over the human rights violations against the Bahá’í community occurring in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Specifically, we would like to draw your attention to the   situation of thirty two members of the Bahá’í community in the province..Read More