New UN Report on Human Rights in Iran

In the present report, the fourth to be submitted to the Human Rights Council pursuant to Council resolution 25/24, the Special Rapporteur highlights developments in the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran since his fourth interim report submitted to the General Assembly (A/68/503) in October 2013.
The report examines ongoing concerns and emerging developments in the State’s human rights situation. Although the report is not exhaustive, it provides a picture of the prevailing situation as observed in the reports submitted to and examined by the Special Rapporteur. In particular, and in view of the forthcoming adoption of the second Universal Periodic Review of the Islamic Republic of Iran, it analysis these in light of the recommendations made during the UPR process. (From the report summary)

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2 comments on “New UN Report on Human Rights in Iran
  1. […] on Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, raised concerns about the human rights situation in Iran in his latest country conditions report. During the briefing he noted; “There is a lot of concern amongst the Iranian society that […]

  2. […] Cohen cited Shaheed’s 2015 report (and interviewed him as well), few other outlets did, especially not in connection with the nuclear […]

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