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    During the #HRC43 @ISHRglobal side event, @azadehpourzand recommended that #humanrights mechanism working on documentation on #iran should consider the dangers for individuals providing data from the country and adjust their documentation work. Watch at: https://tinyurl.com/s8uycuh

    Today: @impactiran's @azadehpourzand spoke at the #HRC43 side event organized by @ISHRglobal regarding reprisals. She noted how the Iranian government criminalizes cooperation with the UN and international #Humanrights organizations by using espionage charges. #Iranhumanrights

    #Iran notes that the sanctions have not reduced the government's promotion and protection of #humanrights. The right to health is the prime casualty of the sanctions. The basic human rights of the whole population are being targeted by the sanctions #UPR #Iranhumanrights #HRC43

    #Iran's final comments: Iran will continue to promote and protect #humanrights. Iran has examined all recommendations received through the #UPR. Certain recommendations could not be notes because they were not meant to be considered as such #UPR #Iranhumanrights #HRC43

    Center for Inquiry notes that #humanrights continue to be violated in multiple areas in #iran. Even though #Iran is releasing prisoners, Iran continues to arrest human rights advocates. #UPR #Iranhumanrights #HRC43

    Lawyers for Lawyers welcome #Iran's acceptance of some of their recommendations on the rights of lawyers but that since January 2018, multiple lawyers have been arrested. #UPR #Iranhumanrights #HRC43

    The Disability Association of Tavana: Welcomes #Iran's actions on disability rights but calls for the country to increase its efforts on the education of disabled individuals. #UPR #Iranhumanrights #HRC43

    Society of Iranian Women advocating for Sustainable Development notes that the sanctions placed on #Iran are harmful to the environment and development. #UPR #Iranhumanrights #HRC43

    The #Philippines welcomes #Iran's acceptance of its recommendations and supports the adoption of Iran's #UPR report #Iranhumanrights #HRC43

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    The United Nations General Assembly voiced concern over the Islamic Republic of Iran’s human rights record once again this week, voting to adopt a resolution presented every year condemning a range of human rights violations in the country. This is the fifteenth year in a row that the UN General Assembly, ...