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. ...

We support Amnesty International's Request to Investigate the November 2019 Protests!

Amnesty International has issued a statement on May 21, 2020 urging the United Nations (UN) to investigate the killing of protesters by the Islamic Republic's (IR) security, law enforcement and military forces in November 2019. Amnesty International has rightly stated that six months after the November protests, the IR has not yet announced the actual number of killings during four days of protests from November 16 to 19 and that the families of those killed who are fighting for truth and justice are still under pressure and harassment by the regime institutions. ...

Open Letter to Foreign Ministers

We are writing to you as representatives of your country who deals with Iran in your capacity as Foreign Ministers of your nation to bring to your attention some very disturbing news coming out of Iran. ...

Immediate release of all prisoners of conscience in Iran!

As the Coronavirus crisis continues, the prospect of containment is still unclear. Our country is one of the main victims of the spread of this virus, and so far, despite the efforts of the country's health care facilities and staff, it has not been possible to control the disease. ...

Iranian People need International Help

In early March 2020, Iran’s Health Ministry welcomed the offer of Doctors Without Borders (known by its French acronym, MSF) to help containing the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. As Julie Reverse, MSF’s representative in Iran, put it “we hope our assistance will relieve at least some of the pressure on the local health system. We heard the Iranian authorities’ calls for more support to help them cope with the outbreak and, as a medical organization already present in the country, we offered to help with what we believe can provide the most value: assisting with treating the most severe cases.” ...

Statement by Four organizations concerning Coronavirus in Iran

The current situation in our country is very critical. If the status quo, especially cycle of continuity of the Corona virus transmission, is not contained in the short term, the humanitarian catastrophe will intensify and lives of many more fellow Iranians will be at risk. The negative and tragic impacts are not only in disease and life and death challenges but our country will face economic, social and psychological consequences. ...

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