United Nations Archives - KHRN

March 18, 2024

Human rights groups urge extension of UN mandates on Iran

The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), along with 42 other human rights organisations, has issued a joint statement calling for the extension of the mandates of the United Nations Special Rapporteur and the UN Fact-Finding Mission on Iran. The statement, delivered concurrently with the detailed reports of the UN Fact-Finding Mission and the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran to...

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March 27, 2022

Human rights groups call on HRC to renew mandate of Special Rapporteur on Iran

A group of 37 Iranian and international human rights organisations have called upon the member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council to renew the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Iran and voice concern at the situation of human rights in Iran. The full text of the joint letter issued on 24 March is as follows: Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human...

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November 11, 2021

NGO’s urge UN member states support draft resolution on human rights in Iran

In a letter addressed to the United Nations member states today, 31 Iranian and international human rights organisations, including Amnesty International, have asked for support to the draft resolution on human rights in Iran, which will be put to the vote next week at the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly in New York. They urged the member states to "take a principled stance...

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September 3, 2021

UN experts call on Iran to halt execution of Kurdish political prisoner

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) reported today that a group of UN human rights experts have called on the Islamic Republic of Iran to overturn the death sentence of the Kurdish political prisoner Heidar Ghorbani and to grant him retrial as there were serious concerns about the unfairness of his trial. “The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the execution...

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