Thursday, September 19, 2019 09:00

Ahmad Shaheed

Iranian official slams UN rights report

The head of Iran’s judiciary has condemned the latest report by the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the state of human rights in Iran, saying it singles out Iran for executions even though the practice is used in various Islamic countries and is part of the Islamic value system. » read more

Iran urged to stop executions

Three senior UN human rights rapporteurs have called on Iran to stop the execution of 11 prisoners set to be hanged today, October 13. » read more

Jailed journalist handed a fresh sentence

Issa Saharkhiz, a jailed Iranian journalist, has been handed another sentence as he nears the end of his initial three-year sentence. » read more

Rights group exposes discrimination against Afghans in Iran

Justice for Iran has sent a comprehensive report on the violation of the rights of Afghans residing in Iran to Ahmad Shaheed, the UN rapporteur on human rights in Iran. » read more

UN extends mandate of Special Rapporteur on Iran

The United Nations Human Rights Council has renewed the mandate of the Special Rapporteur for human rights in Iran. » read more

UN chief urges cooperation with UN rapporteur

The UN Secretary General wants the Islamic Republic to cooperate with the special UN rapporteur on Iran, Ahmad Shaheed. » read more

Rights groups call for renewal of rapporteur's mandate

Twenty human rights groups have issued a joint statement calling for the renewal of Ahmad Shaheed’s United Nations mandate as special rapporteur on human rights in Iran. » read more

Iranian advisor slams “lies” in human rights report

The Iranian judiciary’s international advisor says the UN rapporteur’s report on human rights in Iran is “a collection of lies and accusations” and cooperation with such an investigator is meaningless. » read more

Iran slams UN human rights report

 Iranian authorities have denounced the recent report of the United Nation’s special human rights rapporteur for Iran. » read more

New report released on human rights situation in Iran

The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran has released his new report in time for the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. » read more