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Dr. Javaid Rehman

Dr. Javaid Rehman is the third and current Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran since the re-establishment of the mandate by the Human Rights Council. He was appointed on the 6th of July, 2018 and began serving in this role on the 13th of July, 2018.

Dr. Rehman is a Professor of International Human Rights Law and Muslim Constitutionalism at Brunel University, London. Dr. Rehman teaches human rights law and Islamic law and continues to publish extensively on international human rights law, Islamic law and constitutional practices of Muslim majority States. As a human rights lawyer, Dr. Rehman has also provided legal opinions in different high-profile cases in several jurisdictions.

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بازبینی: پنجاه و پنجمین جلسه شورای حقوق بشر

نگاه کلی شورای حقوق بشر سازمان ملل از ۶ فوریه تا ۵ آوریل ۲۰۲۴ پنجاه و پنجمین جلسه معمولی خود را در قصر ملل در ژنوِ سوئیس برگزار کرد. این جلسه بخصوص حائز اهمیت بود چون «کمیته مستقل بین‌المللی حقیقت‌یاب درباره جمهوری اسلامی ایران» (اف اف ام آی) اولین گزارش ...

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IRAN’S WOMEN, MINORITIES AND THE FIGHT FOR RIGHTS: One Year After Jina Mahsa Amini’s Death in Custody

On September 15, the eve of the death in custody of Jina Mahsa Amini, Kurdistan Human Rights Association-Geneva (KMMK-G) hosted a side event during the 54th session of the Human Rights Council, in collaboration with Impact Iran, IED, Ensemble contre la peine de mort (ECPM), and Minority Rights Group, to ...

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Recap: 55th Session of the Human Rights Council

From February 26 to April 5 2024, the United Nations Human Rights Council held its 55th regular session at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The session was particularly significant as the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Islamic Republic of Iran (“FFMI”) issued and presented its first report, ...

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پنجاه و چهارمین جلسه شورای حقوق بشر – خلاصه

شورای حقوق بشر سازمان ملل از ۱۱ سپتامبر تا ۱۵ اکتبر ۲۰۲۳ پنجاه و چهارمین جلسه معمولی خود را در قصر ملل در ژنوِ سوئیس برگزار کرد. این جلسه همزمان با اولین سالگرد درگذشت ژینا مهسا امینی هنگام بازداشت بود و شامل اظهارات متعدد و برگزاری رویدادهای جانبی با موضوع ...

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#SS35: Statement from Javaid Rehman – UNSR on the human rights situation in Iran

Find a Persian translation of the statement here. 24 November 2022 Mr. President, Distinguished Delegates, Representatives of civil society, It is my honour to be with you today and to deliver a statement on behalf of the Coordination Committee of the Special Procedures and my own mandate. On 26 October, ...

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UNSR Javaid Rehman’s IAD with UN General Assembly 77: “Establish an international mechanism to ensure accountability”

On October 26th, 2022, UN Special Rapporteur Javaid Rehman presented his latest report (A/77/181) on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee, as part of the Assembly’s 77th’s session. Mr. Rehman emphasized arbitrary detention as a persistent human rights concern, ...

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HRC49 Interactive Dialogue: UNSR Javaid Rehman on the human rights situation in Iran

On Thursday, March 17, Javaid Rehman, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran, presented his report during the 49th session of the Human Rights Council. Mr. Rehman highlighted widespread human rights abuses and drew attention to the system-wide lack of accountability ...

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Joint Letter: Extend the mandates of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission and Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organisations, call on your country to support the renewal of the mandate of the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of ...

HRC54 Recap

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Recap: 54th Session of the Human Rights Council

From September 11 to October 15 2023, the United Nations Human Rights Council held its 54th regular session at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The session coincided with the 1 year anniversary of the death in custody of Jina Mahsa Amini, and featured several statements and side events ...

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A YEAR OF THE WOMAN, LIFE, FREEDOM MOVEMENT: Crackdown on Dissent and the State of Women’s Rights in Iran

On September 15, Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) and ARTICLE 19 hosted a side event during the 54th session of the Human Rights Council, in collaboration with Impact Iran, to “examine the human rights violations that have taken place in Iran since the start of the nationwide Woman, Life, ...

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HRC51 SIDE EVENT – Human Rights in Iran: Violent Crackdown on Women and Protestors

Date · Wednesday 5 October 2022 Co-sponsors STATE · Permanent Mission of Germany NGOs · Impact Iran, Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, FIDH, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Femena, ISHR, International Commission of Jurists, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, ARTICLE 19, Association for Women’s Rights in Development ...