Iran's human development index (hdi) has risen from 0649 in 1991 to 0759 in 2005 and 0782 in 2009, indicating that the country is at a mid-level of human development having grown at an. Human rights issues regarding the islamic republic of iran submitted by human rights watch to the un human rights committee on the occasion of its pre-sessional review of iran and repents. United nations human rights experts called on iran to spare the life of a man, due to be executed on thursday, who was convicted of raping and killing a child when he was a juvenile.
Situation of human rights in the islamic republic of iran summary the present report is the second to be submitted to the human rights council, pursuant to council resolution 16/9, and communicates developments in the human rights weakening the impact of the human rights instruments iran has ratified 2 the special rapporteur continues. The special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the islamic republic of iran, has been admitted to the country since 2005, and the number of replies to the large amount of communications transmitted by the special procedures remains very low. Executive summary the human rights in iran unit in the school of law at the university of essex focuses on the islamic republic of iran’s compliance with international human rights law each study tackles a distinct topic to measure in the human rights in iran unit, school of law, university of essex.
The center for human rights in iran (chri) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and promotion of human rights in iran executive summary the iranian judiciary has sole responsibility for prisoners in the islamic republic, and must use its authority to immediately address the plight of these. Asserting that the most serious violations of human rights by state rulers are motivated by political and economic factors rather than the purported concern for cultural authenticity, afshari examines one particular state that has claimed cultural exception to the universality of human rights, the islamic republic of iran. Lgbts in the islamic republic of iran reza afshari (bio) international gay and lesbian human rights commission, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in iran: analysis from religious, social, legal and cultural perspectives (2015. Summary the present report, submitted in accordance with general assembly resolution 63/191, is intended to provide an update to the previous report of the secretary-general on the situation of human rights in the islamic republic of iran (a/63/459. As a un member, iran has signed and ratified only five out of ten7 core international human rights instruments figure 1 shows the years when the periodic reports of the islamic republic were elec.
In compliance with paragraph 14 of commission on human rights resolution 1994/73 and economic and social council decision 1994/263, the special representative submits herewith his final report on the human rights situation in the islamic republic of iran. The constitution of the islamic republic of iran advances the cultural, social, political, and economic institutions of iranian society based on islamic principles and norms, which represent an honest aspiration of the islamic ummah [community. Expresses its deep concern over the specific and detailed allegations of violations of human rights in the islamic republic of iran to which the special representative refers in his interim report. The islamic republic of iran is a theocratic republic with a shia islamic political system based on “velayat-e faqih” (“guardianship of the jurist” or “rule by the jurisprudent”. Perhaps the most serious human rights violations in modern iranian history took place in prisons across iran in the summer of 1988 following the end of the iran-iraq war, the mojahedin-e khalq (mek) staged an armed incursion into iran aimed at toppling the islamic republic.
Human rights in the islamic republic of iran this article is about human rights since the 1979 islamic revolution for the previous regime, see human rights in the imperial state of iran the state of human rights in the islamic republic of iran has been criticized both by iranians and international human right activists, writers, and ngos. Of iran note by the secretary-general summary the secretary-general has the honour to transmit to the members of the human rights in the islamic republic of iran this is the first country mandate of the human rights council on the islamic republic of iran since the termination in 2002. The islamic republic at 31 post-election abuses show serious human rights crisis executive summary key recommendations to the government of iran. Executive summary the islamic republic of iran is a theocratic republic with a shia islamic political system based on “velayat-e faqih” (“guardianship of the jurist” or “rule by the jurisprudent”.
The islamic republic of iran holds elections regularly, but they fall short of democratic standards due to the role of the hard-line guardian council, which disqualifies all candidates deemed insufficiently loyal to the clerical establishment. Iranian journalist and human rights activist houshang asadi is talking about the current human rights situation in iran and possible changes in the future. The islamic republic of iran continued to maintain that the appointment of a special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in iran constituted a political, selective and unjust decision.
Islamic republic of iran’s implementation of the convention on the rights of the child (“crc” or “convention”) this submission reflects the efforts of 21 international and iranian human rights. Mindful that the islamic republic of iran is a party to the international covenant on civil and political rights , the international covenant on economic, social and cultural rights , the international convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination and the convention on the rights of the child . Apostasy in the islamic republic of iran (july 30, 2014) – ihrdc’s latest 50-page report, apostasy in the islamic republic of iran, details the jurisprudential as well as the legal context in which apostasy cases are prosecuted in the islamic republic of iran. In may, prominent kurdish human rights defender mohammad sediq kaboudvand, the former president of the human rights organization of kurdistan, embarked on a hunger strike in his ninth year of.