High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner, Mr. Antonio Guterres, on human rights in Iran

March 8, 2019

In early July 2018, 80 persons from the Azerbaijani Turkish community were reportedly detained or summoned by security forces in the context of an annual celebration in East Azerbaijan Province. Most have been released, amidst reports that they were subjected to ill-treatment. In August, 40 persons from the community were arrested in connection with another gathering in the city of Meshgin Shahr in Ardabil Province, amidst reports of the use of excessive force by security forces. They were subsequently released. […]

Reports

Report on the situation of Iranian Azerbaijanis regarding human rights May 2016

June 18, 2016

May 2016                                                                                Ahraz-1602/013 Report on the situation of Iranian Azerbaijanis regarding human rights: Soheila Kargar: On May 15 2016 Turk civil rights activist Mrs. Soheila Kargar was arrested at her home by Iranian security forces […]

Reports

Report on the situation of Iranian Azerbaijanis regarding human rights, April 2016

May 18, 2016

April 2016                                                                                Ahraz-1602/012 Report on the situation of Iranian Azerbaijanis regarding human rights:  Morteza Nour Mohammadi: 14 March 2016, the Turk activist Morteza Nourmohammadi was released on bail in Shabestar, northwest Iran. Mr. Nourmohammadi had […]