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37 rights group calls on UN General Assembly to ratify Iran rights resolution

Posted on: December 8th, 2020

HRANA – Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI) has joined 36 other rights group in calling on UN member states to ratify the recently adopted resolution on the promotion and protection of human rights in Iran at a plenary session of the General Assembly later this month. The resolution, which was passed by the Assembly..Read More

Joint call for states to mandate a UN-led inquiry into the serious human rights violations

Posted on: September 9th, 2020

Joint call for states to mandate a UN-led inquiry into the serious human rights violations, including enforced disappearances, torture and unlawful killings during and in the aftermath of the November 2019 protests in Iran, on the occasion of the 45th session of the HRC We, the undersigned human rights organizations, call on your government to..Read More

39 Human Rights Organizations called on the UNHRC to renew the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran

Posted on: June 20th, 2020

Human Rights Activists in Iran and 38 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: Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organizations, urge your government to support resolution..Read More


Posted on: April 22nd, 2020

In this COVID-19 pandemic, Iran is suffering one of the most damaging and deadliest outbreaks of any country in the world. Last week, the Iranian parliament’s research center released a report, written by independent experts, asserting that the true death toll could be nearly double the official figures and the number of infections may be..Read More

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

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

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