World Children’s Day Means Nothing for Children in Iran Who Enjoy Zero Rights

International Liberty Association: The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1989, to underline the importance of recognition of the rights of children.This international convention lists the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of children which need to be recognized. The... Read More

Iran: 48 Cases of Child Brides in the Last Nine Months in Just One Province

International Liberty Association: According to human rights news agency, on 25 December 2019, Abdolreza Karimi, the head of the National Organization of Civil Registry of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province confirmed registering marriages of 48 girls under the age of 13 and a 16-year old boy in this province in the past nine months; 45... Read More

Iran: Government Blamed for Hundreds, Mostly children, Infection with HIV

At least 300 people, including children, are believed to have been infected with HIV in southwest province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari by health authorities using contaminated syringe, reports indicateD, on 2 October, 2019. People in the village of Chenar Mahmoud in Lordegan, have pointed to medical negligence across the local health... Read More

Repressive State and Low Quality of Education in Iran

The new academic year in Iran begins with 15 million students going to school while the education and university communities are fed up with the drastic state of economy and society. With the regime’s failure to provide free and mandatory education in Iran while more than 80% of the nation is living under the poverty line, there is no... Read More

Iran: Juvenile Offender Execution after Ramadan

Juvenile offender Danial Zeinulabedin, who has been sentenced to death while under the age of 18, is at risk of execution. Reports indicate that his execution will be carried out soon after Ramadan. On Tuesday, 28 May, Iran Human Rights Organization (IHR) reported that one of the close relatives of Danial Zeinulabedin has said that his... Read More

Iran: Child Marriages in One Province increase rapidly 1,600 in Just One Year

A judicial official in the province of Hamedan said that 1,596 child brides married in the western province last year. The Social Deputy of Crime Prevention at the Hamedan Judiciary also said that from these marriages, 10% had led to divorce. These kinds of marriages have dire consequences for child brides including child pregnancy,... Read More

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Condemns Execution of Two Juveniles in Iran

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet voiced outrage Friday at the execution of two juveniles in Iran, describing this atrocity a “deplorable” act. “I am appalled,” Bachelet said in a statement issued by her office on May 3, urging the mullahs’ regime in Tehran to immediately bring an end to all executions... Read More

Iranian Minor Boys Flogged, Secretly Executed

The Iranian authorities have flogged and secretly executed two boys under the age of 18 over multiple charges of rape, Amnesty International reported on Monday, condemning the country’s “utter disdain for international law and children’s’ rights”. Cousins Mehdi Sohrabifar and Amin Sedaghat, who were arrested at the age of 15... Read More

Amnesty International Calls On Iran to Halt ‘Imminent’ Execution of Three Child Offenders

Amnesty International has urged the Iranian authorities to immediately halt plans to execute three young men who are on death row for crimes that took place while they were under the age of 18. In a press release issued on 22 February, the London-based Amnesty International said it has learned that Mohammad Kalhori, Barzan... Read More

Iran: Street Child Labours, Physical And Sexual Abuse By Municipal Agents

  The state-run news agency, Asr Iran, has published a video about child labours who work in the streets to earn insignificant amounts of money, while are abused physically and sexually by municipality agents. In this video, one of the labour child girls says, “Me and my two brothers were doing our homework and at the same time... Read More