Open Letter to Democratic candidates for Presidency of USA

As you are seeking to be the next president of the United States of America, we are writing to you seeking answer to our questions. As a viable community in the USA the Iranian people can have a major impact on who will become the next president of this great nation. ...

IRAN in Twenty-Twenty

Year 2020 has not started very well for the Iranian People. Just a few days into the New Year, United States assassinated top General of the Quds forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), in Iraq. ...

Happy New Year

Union for secular Republic and Human Rights in Iran wishes you a happy and a prosperous New Year 2020. May the New Year bring peace, justice and respect for all humanity. ...

Letter to Honorable Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan

It has come to our attention that you will be meeting President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, in the near future. Certainly we are not in a position to ask that you refrain from this meeting but we hope you show your concern about the events happening in Iran and ask for accountability and change from the President. ...

Joint Statement: Those arrested for the recent protests must be released immediately!

Many of our compatriots were killed, thousands were injured, and thousands more were detained and sent to prison during the violent onslaught of the Islamic Republic's repressive forces. All the evidence suggests that the detainees are being subjected to severe torture and pressure to substantiate allegations that could justify the bloody suppression of the protesters. The courts of the Islamic Republic have a long history of issuing heavy sentences to create a climate of intimidation and to destroy protesters' image based on completely fabricated confessions. Ali Khamenei, by labeling the protests a "deep conspiracy" and "extremely dangerous", enables the repressive institutions to continue to punish and detain protesters under iron fist policies; The Islamic Republic has been forcibly detaining protesters to elicit false confessions that support Khamenei's aforementioned scenario of organizing "outside" protests, thereby justifying an increase of their cruel attacks on the people. ...

UN Must Investigate the Killing of Protesters in Iran

A group of prominent Iranians have appealed to the United Nations to take immediate action on Iran and appoint a commission to investigate the human rights violations in the country during the recent nationwide protests. ...

The Islamic Republic of Iran must hear the voices of the Iranian People!

Uprisings have spread across many cities in Iran following the government’s decision to peak fuels prices in Iran. Last week, the price is increased by at least 50%, as subsidies on petrol were reduced. ...

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. ...

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