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Renew the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur

Since 2010, more than 500 people have been executed in Iran. The work carried out by the Special Rapporteurs on the human rights situation in Iran has played a paramount role in impacting legislative change that could save thousands of lives! Renew the mandate of the Special ...


A Day in the Life of a Baha’i

What is a day in the life of an Iranian Baha'i like? Baha'is are a religious minority of about 300,000 people in Iran. They face harsh forms of legal and social discrimination and routine persecution. Hateful anti-Baha'i policies are fueled by a steady stream hateful rhetoric emanating from Iranian state-run ...


Promises Made, Promises Broken

Nine persecuted Iranians powerfully tell their stories of repression, harassment, detainment and torture in their own words. While these activists, bloggers, lawyers and students put a face to Iran’s human rights abuses, their stories are shared by many Iranians whose rights are violated every day. Despite the fact that Iran accepted ...


Iran: Executions Don’t Stop Addiction

According to the UN, drug crimes do not constitute the “most serious crimes” for which the death penalty is narrowly permissible under international human rights law. Iran is the number one per-capita executor in the world, having put to death at least 1,050 people in 2015. Based on data collected ...


ماموریت گزارشگر ویژه در ایران را تمدید کنید

در سال ۲۰۱۷ بیش از ۵۰۰ نفر در ایران اعدام شده‌اند. گزارشگران ویژه حقوق بشر در ایران و فعالیت آنان، نقش مهمی در جهت‌دادن به تغییرات قانونی که می تواند جان هزاران نفر را نجات دهد، داشته‌اند! ماموریت گزارشگر ویژه را تمدید ...


UN Special Rapporteurs and Iran

Iran has refused to cooperate with 7 UN Special Rapporteurs and refused to implement dozens of promises made to the Human Rights Council. If the country's main human rights body (Iran's High Council for Human Rights) designs there is even a problem, then the UN must ensure the Special Rapporteur and ...


Time for Iran to keep its UN Promises

This video series, draws attention to Iran’s upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council on October 31, 2104, confronting Iran’s human rights violations through personal accounts. These Iranians ask the UN to keep its promise to the world, and hold Iran accountable. ...