03/10/2009 Secretary-General Reports (GA), UNGA 64

UNGA 64: September 2009 Report of the Secretary-General on Human Rights in Iran:

Ban Ki moon

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The present report, submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 63/191, is intended to provide an update to the previous report of the Secretary General on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran (A/63/459). The present report covers developments in the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran since June 2008, showing broad patterns and trends and drawing upon that country’s international treaty obligations and the observations made by treaty monitoring bodies and the special procedures of the Human Rights Council. The report focuses on the special concerns identified by the Assembly in resolution 63/191 but also includes an outline of human rights developments following the 2009 presidential election in the Islamic Republic of Iran.