International Liberty Association is a registered Charity (1160607) set up with the aim of promoting a respect for human rights in Iran and the Middle East, at the same time as assisting the victims of such abuses.
It aims to campaign on behalf of, as well as provide support and assistance to those imprisoned or otherwise detained due to their gender, political, religious or otherwise consciously held belief. In particular, it will work to support and promote the rights of children, women and religious minorities who face systematic discrimination and brutal oppression.
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In a letter to Ms Asma Jahangir, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, the family of a Kurdish political prisoner called on her to help them for clarification of their son’s situation in prison. In their letter, Ramin Hossein Panahi’s family refer to the torture and mistreatment and lack of any news about the fate of their son and complain that the Iranian regime is prohibiting them hiring a lawyer for him. They fear that he might be executed without due process of law.
According to reports from her family, Nazanin Ratcliff is facing new charges brought up by Iranian Revolutionary Guards who arranged for her arrest in April 2016. Nazanin who is Iranian born British citizen married to Richard Ratcliff, was arrested in the airport near Tehran while returning home from a visit to her family in Iran.
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