Dr. Shaheed's Work, Iran Mandate Holders, Statements

Iran: Most recent backlash against Baha’is exposes authorities’ extreme intolerance for religious minority group

GENEVA (8 June 2016) – Two United Nations human rights experts today said that the current wave of incitement of hatred of the Baha’i community reflected in speeches made by religious, judiciary and political officials in the Islamic Republic of Iran “has exposed the Iranian authorities’ extreme intolerance for adherents ...


Dr. Shaheed's Work, Iran Mandate Holders, Statements

The Statement by Ahmed Shaheed- The United Nations Human Rights Council – Session 31

Date: March 14, 2016 Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentleman:  Last month, millions of Iranians participated in elections to select their representatives for parliament and the Assembly of Experts. The election results suggest a strong vote of confidence for policies that address economic issues, promote increased engagement with the international ...