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Iran reacts harshly to UN human rights resolution

Iran has condemned the new UN resolution against human rights violations in Iran, describing it as “a misuse of human rights.” » read more

Rights group says Rohani must now address human rights

Amnesty International has called on the Hassan Rohani administration to live up to its human rights commitments. » read more

Berlin concert to benefit Iranian children, rights

Iranian peace activist Roxana Saberi will present the HOPE Concert at the Velodrom in Berlin on June 7, 2013 in support of the Iranian people. » read more

Activists tell colleagues to stand up for rights

Six Iranian human rights activists in Iran have called for resistance against all forms of human rights violations in the country because of the “widespread problems” they cause. » read more

Activists urge UN chief to visit opposition leaders

More than 400 Iranian political and social activists have written to the UN Secretary General to urge him to visit Iranian opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karroubi, who have been under house arrest in Iran for more than 18 months. » 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