Kurdistan Human Rights Network Archives - KHRN

January 9, 2024

Kurdistan Human Rights Network’s Annual Report – 2023

This 2023 report details human rights violations of the Kurds in Iran. As in previous years, the violations span across the spectrum of linguistic, religious, cultural, gender, sexual orientation, class, and political discrimination under the laws of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The repressive and violent actions were employed by the security, military, judicial and executive institutions of the government. The statistics outline the number...

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December 10, 2019

Joint Civil Society letter in Support of the UNGA Resolution on Human Rights in Iran

Monday, 9 December 2019 To: All Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York Your Excellencies, The undersigned national, regional and international civil society organizations urge your government to support resolution A/C.3/74/L.27, adopted by the General Assembly’s Third Committee on 14 November 2019, when it comes for adoption by its plenary later this month.   As the situation in Iran has been marked in recent weeks by another human rights crisis, in addition to...

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March 16, 2019

42 NGOs Including KHRN Demand Renewal of Mandate for Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

Friday 15 March 2019 TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organisations, urge your government to support resolution A/HRC/40/L.15 renewing the mandate of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, to be tabled during the 40th session of the Human Rights Council. The renewal of this mandate is...

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November 8, 2017

Thirty-Four NGOS Call on UN Third Committee to Pass the Resolution on Human Rights Situation in Iran

To: Member States of the United Nations General Assembly Your Excellency, We, the undersigned human rights and civil society organizations, urge your government to vote in favor of Resolution A/C.3/72/L.41 on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, presented before the Third Committee in the framework of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). By the end...

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September 18, 2017

Week in brief: More Kurds detained

Iran forces continue arresting Kurdish Baneh protesters The Iranian security forces have continued arresting Kurds who have been identified as participants of the recent Baneh protests against the killing of two civilian Kurdish Kolbar workers. Over 30 people have so far been arrested after the security forces had identified them as Baneh protesters, a local source has said. Iranian under cover agents had arrested one of them...

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