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Ahmad Shaheed

Iran dismisses latest UN report on rights as “unfair”

Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham slammed the new report by the UN rapporteur on human rights in Iran, saying his actions are “one-sided, unfair and far from reality.” » read more

Iran rejects latest report by UN rapporteur

The Islamic Republic has once again slammed Ahmad Shaheed’s report on Iran, describing it as “illegal”, “one sided” and “biased.” » read more

Iranian official complains to UN about rapporteur's "bias"

The head of the Iranian judiciary’s Human Rights Headquarters has written to the United Nation’s High Commissioner of Human Rights to denounce the “biased positions and unprofessional performance” of the UN’s human rights rapporteur for Iran. » read more

UN rapporteur concerned over Jabbari death sentence

Ahmad Shaheed, the UN rapporteur on human rights in Iran, has expressed grave concern regarding the trial, alleged confessions and imminent execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari. » read more

Iran dismisses UN stance on human rights in Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the latest UN human rights vote against the Islamic Republic is “politically motivated” and “counterproductive.” » read more

Minister explains lack of trial for opposition leaders

Mostafa PourMohammadi, Iran’s justice minister, says it was not in the best interests of the regime to put opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi on trial in 2009 because it would have created more upheaval in the country. » read more

Iran slams UN human rights report as “biased”

Iran has announced that it does not recognize the legitimacy of the appointment of a UN rapporteur on human rights in Iran. » read more

Iran continues to refuse entry to UN rapporteur

Iran’s Human Rights chief, Mohammad Javad Larijani has stressed once more that Ahmad Shaheed, UN Rapporteur on Human Rights for Iran will not be allowed enter Iran adding that Shaheed lacks credibility because his only source of information is “anti-regime websites.” » read more

UN slams Iran for restricting media, disqualifying women

The United Nations rapporteur on Iran, Ahmad Shaheed, has condemned the widespread disqualification of candidates in Iran and the “severe” restrictions against journalists. » read more

Iran’s Nobel laureate shines light on dervishes’ plight

Iranian Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi has urged the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Iran to highlight the plight of jailed dervishes in Iran, who have been on hunger strike to protest their mistreatment by the Iranian judiciary. » read more