Independent International Fact-Finding Mission

In its resolution S35/1, on the deteriorating situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, especially with respect to women and children, adopted on 24 November 2022, the Human Rights Council decided to establish an independent international fact-finding mission on the Islamic Republic of Iran, until the end of the fifty-fifth session of the Council taking place in March 2024, to be appointed by the President of the Human Rights Council.

Human Rights Council, Independent International Fact-Finding Mission, Special Session

Press Release – Impact Iran hails the HRC for establishing a UN Fact-Finding Mission into the human rights situation in Iran

Impact Iran hails today’s establishment by the Human Rights Council (“HRC”) of an international independent inquiry into Iran’s ongoing crackdown on nationwide popular protests as a watershed moment.  By a majority of 25 versus 6, and 16 abstentions, the main UN human rights body established an “international independent fact-finding mission” ...

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