International Covenant on Civil And Political Rights

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) is a treaty that commits its parties to promoting the civil and political rights of individuals.  These rights include the right to life, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, freedom of association, electoral rights, as well as the rights to due process and […]

States and UN must not let Iran lead upcoming UNForum on technology and human rights

The UN and Member States must not let the Islamic Republic of Iran make a mockery of the UN Social Forum and undermine the credibility of the institution. States must now make up for this failure. They must not let the Islamic Republic of Iran take control of the UN Social Forum and receive the undue honors associated with the function of Chair-Rapporteur. 

Human Rights of Ethnic Minorities in Iran- March 2019

This submission provides an assessment of the progress made by the Islamic Republic ofIran (IRI/Iran) in implementing recommendations that broadly and/or specificallyaddressed the rights of ethnic minorities at the outcome of the 2014 cycle of the UPR