03/05/2013 Secretary-General Reports (HRC)

HRC 22: May 2013 Report of the Secretary-General on Human Rights in Iran

Ban-ki Moon

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The present report is submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 67/182, in which the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit an interim report to the Human Rights Council at its twenty-second 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, including recommendations to improve its implementation. In its resolution 67/182, the General 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/67/327) and to respect fully its human rights obligations, in law and in practice, in relation to a number of specifically identified concerns.