Advocacy

Human Rights Council

HRC – Special Session

Joint Call for a UNHRC special session on the situation of human rights in Iran in relation to the repression of popular protests A letter signed by a number of human rights CSOs asking for a special session of the Human Rights Council to address the situation of the recent ...

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Bahereh Hedayat — Iranian Prisoner of Conscience

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Bahareh Hedayat is the spokesperson and the only female member of the central committee in charge of public affairs of the Office for Strengthening Unity, the largest university students’ union in Iran. The union is one of the country’s strongest voices for political reform and human rights. She ...

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Narges Mohammadi — Iranian Prisoner of Conscience

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Narges Mohammadi, is the former vice-president of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, an NGO founded by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, and co-founder of the group ‘Step by Step to Stop the Death Penalty’, a coalition aiming to abolish death penalty in Iran. Mohamadi, despite suffering ...