06/02/2014 Coalition Members

Iran Human Rights

Iran Human Rights (IHR) is a non-profit, human rights organization with members inside and outside Iran. It is a non-partisan and politically independent organization with based in Oslo, Norway.

IHR has active and supporting members in Iran, the United States, Canada, Japan and several European countries. The organization started as a network of Iranian and non-Iranian human rights defenders in 2005. It was registered in Norway as an international organization in 2009.

Reporting about the death penalty in Iran is the organization’s main focus. IHR’s aim has been to create an abolitionist movement in Iran by increasing awareness about the death penalty. The number of executions in Iran has risen in recent years, and there are now a growing number of human rights defenders, groups and even political organizations drawing attention to this issue.

In 2009, IHR became a member of the World Coalition against Death Penalty (WCADP) and is one of the twenty elected members of its steering committee.

Besides the death penalty, IHR monitors human rights issues, such as the rights of ethnic and religious minorities, women, children, human rights defenders, and environmental rights.

UPCOMING EVENTS

(all times in EST)

01 06 22
  • Global Day of Parents (A/RES/66/292)

    01 06 22

04 06 22
  • International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression (A/RES/ES-7/8)

    04 06 22

05 06 22
  • World Environment Day (A/RES/2994 (XXVII))

    05 06 22

12 06 22
  • World Day Against Child Labour

    12 06 22

13 06 22
  • Human Rights Council - Opening of 50th Session

    13 06 22

15 06 22
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (A/RES/66/127)

    15 06 22

18 06 22
  • International Day for Countering Hate Speech (A/RES/75/309)

    18 06 22

19 06 22
  • International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict (A/RES/69/293)

    19 06 22

20 06 22
  • World Refugee Day (A/RES/55/76)

    20 06 22

23 06 22
  • International Widows' Day (A/RES/65/189)

    23 06 22

  • United Nations Public Service Day (A/RES/57/277)

    23 06 22