UN expert: Women and girls continue to be treated as second class citizens in Iran

International Liberty Association: On 9 March, The UN Special Rapporteur, Javid Rehman, reported to the Human Rights Council, citing domestic violence, thousands of marriages of girls aged between 10 and 14 each year and continuing entrenched discrimination in law and practice. The following is a part of this report, but for the full... Read More

Iran: Shahin Naseri Handed Over to Intelligence Forces

International Liberty Association: Prisoner Who Testified about Navid Afkari’s Torture Handed Over to Intelligence. Shahin Naseri, the cellmate of Navid Afkari who had testified in court about the torture of the now executed political prisoner has been handed over to the State Security Force Intelligence, according to Babak Paknia, an... Read More

47 European countries condemn human rights violations in Iran

International Liberty Association: The 47 countries present at United Nations Human Rights Council meeting, September 2020, condemned the sudden execution of the young Iranian wrestler, Navid Afkari, also demanding the release of Nasrin Sotoudeh and Narges Mohammadi and an end to the repeated violations of human rights in Iran. In a... Read More

UN Secretary-General’s Report on the Human Rights Situation in Iran

International Liberty Association: The United Nations Secretary General's released 6 pages reported to the 43rd UN General Assembly on the Human Rights situation in Iran, until 1 November 2019. The report, prepared in accordance with the previous resolution of the General Assembly, contains information on the patterns and trends... Read More

UN General Assembly 65th Resolution Condemns Human Rights Abuse In Iran

UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution, by a recorded vote of 84 in favor to 30 against, with 67 abstentions, condemning Iran’s human rights violations expressing grate concern over the high number of executions, especially juveniles, arbitrary and systematic arrests, and atrocious prison conditions. The UN resolution stresses the... Read More