23/05/2012 Secretary-General Reports (HRC)

HRC 19: May 2012 Report of the Secretary-General on Human Rights in Iran

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The present report is submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 66/175, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit an interim report to the Human Rights Council at its nineteenth session. The report reflects the patterns and trends in the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran and provides information on the progress made in the implementation of the resolution 66/175, including recommendations to improve its implementation. In the resolution, the Assembly called upon the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to address the substantive concerns highlighted in the previous report of the Secretary-General (A/66/361) and to respect fully its human rights obligations, in law and in practice, in relation to a number of specifically identified concerns.