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

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.

Commonalities and Differences in Methods and Patterns of Torture and Ill-treatment of Political Prisoners in Iran and Why Torturing?! Amir Makouei MASTER THESIS

Commonalities and Differences in Methods and Patterns of Torture and Ill-treatment of Political Prisoners in Iran and Why Torturing?! Amir Makouei MASTER THESIS

Iran’s ‘year of shame’: More than 7,000 arrested in chilling crackdown on dissent during 2018

Hundreds of Azerbaijani Turks, including minority rights activists, were also violently arrested in connection with peaceful cultural gatherings throughout the year, including in July and August, when at least 120 people were arrested.

RELEASE AZERBAIJANI TURKIC MINORITY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS DETAINED FOR PEACEFUL CULTURAL GATHERINGS

IRAN: RELEASE AZERBAIJANI TURKIC MINORITY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS DETAINED FOR PEACEFUL CULTURAL GATHERINGS 11 August 2018, Index number: MDE 13/8889/2018 Amnesty...

Iran to be represented by a major human rights violator at the top UN human rights body

Iran to be represented by a major human rights violator at the top UN human rights body      ...

UN human rights chief urges Iranian authorities to defuse tensions, investigate protest deaths

GENEVA (3 January 2018) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Wednesday urged the...

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

May 2016                                                                                Ahraz-1602/013 Report on the situation of Iranian Azerbaijanis regarding human rights: Soheila Kargar: On May 15 2016 Turk...

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

April 2016                                                                                Ahraz-1602/012 Report on the situation of Iranian Azerbaijanis regarding human rights:  Morteza Nour Mohammadi: 14 March 2016, the...

Study of genocide typology applied to the Azerbaijani Turks in Iran

The term genocide meaning the “racial destruction” comprising of the Greek root γένος génos “birth, race, and “cide” in Latin...