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Report for Dec 2013 -Jan 2014 on the human rights situation in Iran

Centre for Supporters of Human Rights objects to treatment of Mehdi Karrubi

In continuation of its monthly reports, the Centre for the Supporters of Human Rights, which is presided over by Shirin Ebadi, has reviewed the situation of human rights in Iran during the month of Dey 1392 [Iranian month corresponding to 21 December 2013 to 21 January 2014].


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Report for May -June 2013 on the human rights situation in Iran

“The president-elect should put an end to the unlawful conduct of state officials”

In the introduction to the report for May-June, Dr. Ebadi has focused on the issues of the freedom of expression, and the importance of free flow of information, and she has assessed the way the Islamic Republic of Iran is approaching these two issues. In her report, this defender of human rights has made a reference to the ongoing hacking of websites [endorsed by the state authorities in Iran] , as well as the Intelligence Ministry’s summoning of the family members of Iranian journalists working for Persian language media organizations outside Iran.


Amnesty International Annual Report 2013

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Shirin Ebadi

Report for [March-April 2013] on the human rights situation in Iran

The Judiciary and the Prisons Organization are responsible for the lives of inmates

In her latest monthly report, Shirin Ebadi, human rights defender and winner of Nobel Peace Prize in 2003, has reviewed the human rights situation in Iran during the month of Farvardin 1392 [March-April 2013]. In the introduction to the report for March-April, Dr. Ebadi has emphasized that the judicial officials of Iran are not paying any attention to the complaints by prisoners and their relatives. In her report, this defender of human rights has referred to the continuing hunger strike of Mehdi Khazali in protest against that attitude by the Judiciary. On that basis, Dr. Ebadi has drawn the attention of the officials of the Judiciary and the State Prisons Organization to their duty to ensure the well-being of the inmates, and has warned that these officials will be responsible for anything that may happen to these inmates, and from a judicial point of view, they will become liable to legal action.


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Shirin Ebadi:

A Brief Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran in [Feb. - Mar. 2013]

“Iran should appoint a more polite envoy to attend the meetings of the Human Rights Council”

In her latest monthly report, Shirin Ebadi, human rights defender and winner of Nobel Peace Prize in 2003, has reviewed the human rights situation in Iran during the month of Esfand 1391 [February-March 2013]. In the preface to the report for February-March, Dr. Ebadi has propounded the issue of the behaviour of the Iranian Government’s envoy at the meetings of the United Nations Human Rights Council. In her report, this defender of human rights has described as undiplomatic and impolite the behaviour of Mohammad Javad Larijani, the Iranian Government’s representative at the meetings of the UN Human Rights Council, and has called on the Iranian state officials to replace him with someone more polite.


Shirin Ebadi:

A Brief Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran in [Jan. - Feb. 2013]

Protests to harassment of families of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience

Shirin Ebadi, Human Rights Defender and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, in continuation of her monthly reports, has reviewed the human rights situation in Iran in Bahman 1391 [January-February 2013]. Dr. Ebadi started her Bahman report by addressing the issue of harassment of families of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience including daughters of Mir-Hossein Moosavi and son of Mehdi Karubi, two opposing candidate for presidential elections in 1388, who are now living under house arrest. The human rights defender in her report objected to the Iranian government's disregard for the media coverage of illegal acts committed by the security forces.


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Shirin Ebadi

A Brief Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran in [Dec. 2012- Jan. 2013]

Requirement to Comprehensive Observance of Ethnic Minorities’ Rights by Iranian Officials

Shirin Ebadi, Human Rights Defender and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, in continuation of her monthly reports, has reviewed the human rights situation in Iran in Dey 1391 [December 31, 2012- January 20, 2013]. She addressed the issue of the ethnic minorities in Iran in the introduction to the report concerning “Dey 1391”. Warning against growing separatist ambitions, she called the attention of the official authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran to comprehensive observance and protection of the ethnic minorities’ rights in her report.


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A Brief Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran in [Nov.- Dec. 2012]
According to the website of the Centre for the Defenders of Human Rights [CDHR], Dr. Ebadi starts her Azar report by addressing the plight of children in Iran. She highlights the fire incident at a school in northwestern Iran in which about 31 schoolgirls suffered burns or died. . She also addresses the issue of HIV and AIDS in Iran which now involves individuals at a lower age. The human rights defender continues her report by criticizing the government officials' ignorance of the future of the “most voiceless” sect of society, i.e. children, calling for more attention to be paid to these future-builders.


A Brief Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran [Oct.- Nov. 2012]
Shirin Ebadi, Human Rights Defender and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, in continuation of her monthly reports, has reviewed the human rights situation in Iran in Aban 1391 [October- November 2012]. According to the website of the Centre for the Defenders of Human Rights [CDHR], Dr. Ebadi starts her Aban report by addressing the situation in Iranian prisons and the plight of political detainees and prisoners of conscience in the country. As evidence of the appalling prison conditions in Iran, Ms. Ebadi highlights the case of Satar Beheshti, a blogger who was arrested by the police and subsequently died in prison.


Shirin Ebadi

A Brief Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran [Sept- Oct 2012]
According to the website of the Centre for the Defenders of Human Rights [CDHR], Dr. Ebadi started her Mehr report by addressing the issue of early marriage of the girl child, in light of the recent proclamation by the United Nations to designate 11 October as the first International Day of the Girl Child. The human rights advocate has not limited girls’ problems to the issue of early marriage; in her view their situation is even worse under the criminal law.


Shirin Ebadi

A Brief Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran [Aug- Sept 2012]
Shirin Ebadi has reviewed the human rights situation in Iran in [August-September 2012], in continuation of her monthly reports. According to the website of the Centre for the Defenders of Human Rights [CDHR], in the first section of her report, Mrs Ebadi highlights the state of education and teachers, as well as university-related matters in Iran, such as enforcement of the gender segregation policy and its consequences.


Shirin Ebadi

A Brief Report on Human Right Situation in Iran [July-August 2012]
According to the website of the Centre for the Defenders of Human Rights [CDHR], Dr. Ebadi started her Mordad(July-August) report by addressing the rise of public grievances owing to the bad economic situation and ever-rising cost of living. This human rights activist has continued her report by examining the human rights situation under three categories: “civil and political rights”, economic and social rights”, “cultural heritage and environment”. The report will appear in both English and Persian. Dr. Ebadi has concluded her report by emphasizing that protecting national interest and ending the current crisis in Iran warrants respect for individual rights and freedoms and human dignity of citizens.


Shirin Ebadi’s Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran [June-July 2012]
Shirin Ebadi, Human Rights Defender and Nobel Laureate, has examined the human rights situation in Iran in her second report published in the Persian month of Tir 1391 [Jun-July 2012]. Her first monthly report was published in the month of Khordad 1391 [21 May 2012–21 June 2012]. According to the website of the Centre for the Defenders of Human Rights [CDHR], Dr. Ebadi started her report by addressing the violation of human rights in Kurdistan, Khuzestan and Sistan-Baluchestan and emphasises that it is imperative to take immediate action to remove all kinds of discrimination in a bid to calm down the increasing tensions within society.


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Shirin Ebadi's Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran [ May 2012]
Shirin Ebadi, Human Rights Defender and Nobel Laureate, has published a report on the human rights situation in Iran in Khordad 1391 [Iranian month beginning 21 May 2012]. According to the website of the Centre for the Defenders of Human Rights [CDHR], Mrs Ebadi embarked on writing this report in the belief that it is an undeniable necessity to publish reports on human rights situation in every country in a bid to determine any increases or decreases in human rights abuses throughout the world.


Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human
rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the members of the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human
rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, submitted in accordance with
Human Rights Council resolution 16/9.
The Special Rapporteur officially assumed responsibility for the mandate on
1 August 2011 and has since notified the Secretariat that, owing to his late
appointment, he would not be in a position to present a substantive report, but would
focus instead on presenting his proposed methodology and cataloguing the most
recent trends in the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
This would emphasize the need for greater transparency and cooperation from
the Islamic Republic of Iran.


Iran: Amnesty International Report 2011

Iran - Amnesty International Report 2010

HUMAN RIGHTS IN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN


Iran: Amnesty International Report 2009

HUMAN RIGHTS IN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN


Iran - Amnesty International Report 2008

HUMAN RIGHTS IN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN


Monthly Report of Association for the Defense of Azerbaijani Political Prisoners in Iran ( ADAPP ) - March 2010

Monthly Report of Association for Defense of Azerbaijani Political Prisoners in Iran(ADAPP)– January 2010

Monthly Report of Association for Defense of Azerbaijani Political Prisoners in Iran(ADAPP)– December 2009

Quarterly Human Rights Report by the Defenders of Human Rights Centre
Spring and Summer 1388 (2009)

The Report of the Defenders of Human Rights Center on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran for the Winter Months of 2008-2009

FIDH report on the death penalty in the Islamic Republic of Iran - « A State Terror Policy »

Human Rights Watch
Iran: Events of 2008

The Last Holdouts
Ending the Juvenile Death Penalty in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Pakistan, and Yemen

Iran: Human Rights Abuses against the Baluchi Minority
(Amnesty International)


Committee for the Defence of Human Rights in Iran-Austria
human-rights-iran.org