Iran Mandate Holders


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 ...


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

UN experts call on Iran to stop intimidating journalists ahead of parliamentary elections

GENEVA (11 November 2015) – The authorities in Iran should stop arresting, prosecuting and harassing journalists and online activists, and provide a safe space for freedom of expression as the country prepares for parliamentary elections early next year, UN human rights experts said today. “Increasing intimidation of journalists is hindering ...