On the Occasion of November 25

Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) is among only four UN member states who have not signed the resolution for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. ...

USRHR letter to Dr. Klaus Buchner - MEP for the green-conservative Ecological Democratic Party (ÖDP)

Allow us to brief you on the situation of human rights in Iran. Recently the Islamic Republic of Iran has begun issuing harsh and long prison sentence to the activists in Iran. ...

Blue is the color! In memory of Sahar Khodayari

Death of an Iranian Soccer fan has caused an outrage throughout the international community. Sahar Khodayari, an avid fan of the blues soccer team, Esteghlal, set herself aflame after she was arrested by the security forces because of the laws forbid women attending any sports venue alongside the men. ...

Islamic Republic of Iran: Stop the Harassment of Your Citizens!

In recent months the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) has waged an all-out war on the civil and political society of Iran. ...

We Condemn Far-right killing in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH!

On August 3, 2019 People of the United States of America witnessed another mass shooting in their home town when a person with far right tendencies attacked a mall in El Paso, Texas killing more than 20 innocent shoppers and injuring many more. ...

WAR is not the answer!

A new round of tension between the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) and the United States of America has arisen on the international stage. A year after President Trump unilaterally pulled out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement, the Islamic Republic of Iran announced it will stop some of its agreed-upon actions and gave two months’ notice to the European Union to come up with some practical solutions to save JCPOA, otherwise it plans to move forward on the plan to increase the stock of enriched by 3.65%--considered probably the higher grade of enriching raw uranium. ...

Letter to Special Rapporteur Mr. Javaid Rehman

Dear Mr. Rehman, We are delighted to learn that the Human Rights Council of the United Nations has selected you as the next Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. ...

We condemn terrorist attack on the Armed Forced parade in Iran

On September 22, 2018 an attack on the Armed Forces Parade in Ahwaz, left 25 people dead and more than 60 injured. In a statement issued by the group "National Resistance of Al-Ahwaz", it credited the attack to the unknown group "youth of the Ahwaz Resistance". ISIS also claimed responsibility. ...

Stop Harassment of Environmental Activists in Iran!

The arrest, torture, false accusation, and illegal imprisonment of political, human rights, and social activists have been widespread in Iran over the last four decades. Lately, environmental activists are the new target of the regime’s harassment and suppression apparatus. ...

Synagogue Massacre in Pittsburgh

Union for Secular Republic and Human Rights in Iran strongly condemns the vicious attack by a white racist on the innocent people in Tree of life synagogue while they were exercising freedom of religion. ...

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