Iran Mandate Holders

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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 ...

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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 ...