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HRC 48 Side Event: Data For Rights And Accountability in Iran

HRC 48 Side Event: Data For Rights And Accountability in Iran In recent years, human rights organizations have developed a range of online tools that have strengthened the capacities of rights defenders to advance evidence-based reporting and advocacy aimed at generating a culture of accountability and transparency in pursuit of ...

Engaging the UN and Regional Partners, English,

URGENT INTERNATIONAL ACTION NEEDED TO SECURE RELEASE OF KURDISH ACTIVISTS AND OTHERS ARBITRARILY DETAINED IN IRAN

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We, the undersigned 36 civil society and human rights organizations, call for the urgent attention of the international community to an ongoing wave of arbitrary arrests, incommunicado detention, and enforced disappearances by the Iranian authorities, targeting scores of people from Iran’s disadvantaged Kurdish minority in the provinces of ...

The Iran Rights Index: A Project of Impact Iran

The Iran Rights Index (IRIx) is a flexible web platform that catalogues and assesses compliance with recommendations made by various United Nations human rights mechanisms to the Islamic Republic of Iran. At launch, the Index covers recommendations made by four UN Treaty Bodies Human Rights Committee Committee on Economic, Social ...

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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 ...