01/02/2019 Secretary-General Reports (HRC)

HRC 37: February 2018 Report of the Secretary-General on Situation of Human Rights in Iran

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The present report is submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution A/RES/72/189, which requested the Secretary-General to submit an interim report to the Human Rights Council at its thirty-seventh 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 resolution A/RES/72/189, as well as recommendations to improve implementation. In its resolution, the General Assembly called upon the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to address the substantive concerns highlighted in the previous reports of the Secretary-General and to respect fully its human rights obligations, in law and in practice.