Press Releases (Shaheed)

Press Releases (Shaheed)

Iran: UN experts concerned at barring of women presidential candidates and freedom restrictions

A group of United Nations independent human rights experts today warned that unreasonable limitations placed on the right of Iranian citizens to stand for Presidential office, discrimination against women candidates for elections and ongoing restrictions on freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly, constitute a serious violations of rights guaranteed ...

Press Releases (Shaheed)

UN Special Rapporteur seeks engagement with Iran

  (19 October 2011) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, presented on Wednesday his first report* to the UN General Assembly, and briefed Member States on his efforts to establish a dialogue with the country.“This ...