Letter to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Turkey

We, the Union for Secular Republic & Human Rights in Iran, write to you to convey the international anger and disbelief at the deportation of two Iranian asylum seekers (Saeed Tamjidi, 28, and Mohammad Rajabi, 26) to Iran contrary to United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 14 as these young men were and are in danger of death penalty in the Islamic Republic of Iran. ...

USRHR letter of Appreciation to UN experts

We recently read your July 22nd letter titled "UN experts call for the urgent release from prison of human rights defender with COVID-19 symptoms." Our organization, the Union for Secular Republic and Human Rights in Iran, sincerely thanks you and appreciates your effort to bring some human dignity to the Iranian people during these hard times. ...

Stop all Executions and free all Political Prisoners in Iran!

Faced with several protests by the Iranian people and fearful of additional protests, the Islamic Republic of Iran has handed several protesters heavy and disproportional sentences of death penalty in order to intimidate them. Currently three young protesters named Amir Hossein Moradi, Saeed Tamjidi and Mohammad Rajabi face imminent execution. ...

USRHR Letter to Chinese Ambassador to the United States

Unofficial yet reliable sources are reporting that the administrations of Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Iran have negotiated and are entering into a 25-year compressive agreement in the energy, industry, transportation, agriculture, communication infrastructure, education, science and especially military and intelligence fields. It is also reported that: "Under this agreement, China and the Islamic Republic of Iran will have extensive military cooperation, in which Russia will play a key role." ...

US and Iran must begin talk! That is the only Solution!

Numerous sources have reported an explosion at the Natanz nuclear site in Iran; It is almost certain that the accident was a sabotage operation. Meanwhile, the New York Times quoted a senior Israeli intelligence official as saying that the operation was the work of its government. ...

Joint statement: Death penalty against protesters must be revoked!

We strongly condemn the execution of political prisoners, the verdict of death sentences against the detainees of the November protests, and the threat of further repression. Execution sentences must be overturned, threats must be stopped, and all political prisoners must be released unconditionally. We call on human rights organizations and institutions to protest against the use of torture in prisons in the Islamic Republic, the death sentences against those arrested in November, and other political and civil activists. The detainees of November 2019 protests must be released immediately! ...

Joint Statement on "Honor Killings" in Iran

By acceding to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, New York, December 18, 1979, Iran must regulate its domestic laws in compliance with it. Women's rights in the family, the labor market, and the community must also be improved, and the fight against violence against women must become part of the country's education system and all executive bodies. It is necessary to create a culture in this regard by the civil forces, NGOs and experts. ...

Thank You Government of New Zealand!

Upon our organization contact with Ministry of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand about human rights situation, we received the following Email and the statement. ...

Racism Is a Cancer!

Once again the world saw a tragedy in the U.S. when an African-American life was lost to a racist act committed by a police officer in the Powderhorn community of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The murdered victim’s name was George Floyd. The footage shows him on the ground while his neck was pressed against by the knee of a police officer ignoring George’s proclamations of “I can’t breathe!” Unfortunately, this shocking scene is all to familiar for people of color and indicates a history racism; it still challenges equality and justice and has become a recurring problem in this country! ...

Letter to Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights

We are writing to you in regards to Amnesty International’s (AI) May 21, 2020 detailed and important report concerning the protests of November 2019 in Iran. According to this report more than 300 men, women and children were killed in peaceful protests. ...

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