Joint Statement Archives - KHRN

April 10, 2024

Human rights groups urge UNODC action on Iran’s drug-related executions

In a unified call, 82 Iranian and international human rights groups have urged the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to make any cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran against drug trafficking conditional on a total halt to drug-related executions, citing potential dire consequences if action is not taken. The joint statement emphasized: "The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC)...

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May 19, 2016

Death, Cancer and Injustice Threaten Afshin Sohrabzadeh’s Life

Kurdistan Human Rights Network - HRANA – Fourteen Human rights organizations released a joint statement, expressing deep concern about the dire condition of political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh, who is dealing with cancer and illness in Minab prison, where he was exiled. The undersigned organizations highlighted the lack of medical attention threatening Afshin Sohrabzadeh’s life and demanded that the Iranian authorities allow for a just...

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