Archive: Human Rights

Right to life and Death penalty in Iran – 3

[gallery columns="6" ids="606,655,661,660,652,651,646,647,648,649,645,650,638,639,641,642,643" orderby="rand"] 24, 25 May 2014 Location: California Room - UCLA Faculty Centre Language: Persian/English In this third conference,  we were honoured to have Senator Robert Badinter the ex French Minster of Justice who successfully fought to abolish the death penalty in France as our key note speaker. The proceedings heard the valuable contributions of US and international organisations such as ‘American Civil Liberties Union - ACLU’ and ‘Reprieve’ who offered valuable insight

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Right to life and Death penalty in Iran – 3

Right to Life and Death penalty in Iran – 2

[gallery columns="5" ids="1179,1178,1177,1176,1175,1174,1173,1166,1159,1160,1167,1168,1161,1162,1169,1171,1170,1164,1165,1172" orderby="rand"] 18 - 19 January 2014 Thirty two speakers participated in this the second of 'Right to life and Death penalty in Iran' series of conferences, again held in Koln - Germany. 'Don't bury my heart' a touching and powerful documentary about minors on death row in Iran made by Saba Vasefi featuring the story of Ali Mahin Torabi was also shown during the two days . A phone conversation with Ali

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Right to Life and Death penalty in Iran – 2

Legalising Paedophilia?

Legalising Paedophilia?   ‘Unsupervised or Ill Supervised Children and Youth Protection Bill’  Islamic Republic of Iran Ratified 22 September 2013   Ref:    214/M/518 Date: 26 September 2013     Summary  On 22 September 2013 the Islamic Consultative Assembly ratified a Bill by which a legal guardian can marry his/her adoptive child. Although the ‘Unsupervised or Ill Supervised Children and Youth Protection Bill’ has some positive points it also has many ambiguities and other objectionable articles. However,

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Legalising Paedophilia?

SEXUAL ABUSE OF FEMALE PRISONERS CONSTITUTES TORTURE

Ref:      206/M/510 Date:    Tuesday, 06 November 2012 In a letter addressed to the head of notorious Evin prison, Ali Ashraf Rostami Aghdam, thirty three female prisoners of conscience expressed their outrage at the brutality with which they were stripped and cavity searched. They state in no uncertain terms that the treatment they received and the manner in which they were searched was nothing short of sexual abuse. They have vowed never again. They assert that

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SEXUAL ABUSE OF FEMALE PRISONERS CONSTITUTES TORTURE

 International Women’s Day 2012 and the Family Protection Bill in Iran

Date:   8 March 2012 International Women’s Day 2012 and the Family Protection Bill in Iran While the world celebrates international women’s day today Iranian women face further legalised discrimination. On 6 March 2012, the outgoing eighth Islamic Consultative Assembly (the parliament) passed articles of the [anti] Family Protection Bill that allows polygamy allows temporary marriage lasting from a negotiated few minutes to a number of years allows girls of thirteen and younger to be married remains

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 International Women’s Day 2012  and the Family Protection Bill in Iran

The unveiling of “40 Tekeh”

[gallery columns="4" ids="395,396,390,385"] Foreign Press Association, 25 Northumberland Avenue London WC2N 5AP Read Amnesty International interview with Roya Kashefi On the occasion of the ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 4 x 1  meter protest banner made in Iran was unveiled by Association des Chercheurs Iraniens (ACI) in collaboration with the International Coalition Against Violence in Iran (ICAVI). Called “Chehel Tekeh,” the banner is supported by 15,000 names, addresses and signatures from

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The unveiling of “40 Tekeh”

LIST OF PRISONERS ON DEATH ROW

LIST OF NAMES (this list was first prepared in December 2009) امضاهای جمع شده  به شورای حقوق بشر فوریه - مارس 2011 اعلام مجدد  شد و در دست پیگیری سالانه می باشد http://www.gopetition.com/petition/32775.html  زندانیان کرد محکوم به اعدام Kurdish Prisoners on Death Row اسامی محکومان به اعدام در خوزستان On Death Row in Khuzestan اسامی محکومان به اعدام در بلوچستان  On Death Row in Baluchistan  اسامی محکومان به اعدام در تهران و دیگر زندانها اسامی

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LIST OF PRISONERS ON DEATH ROW

Protest Against Executions in Iran

Ref:     173/M/386 Date:   Sunday, 09 May 2010   His Excellency Ban Ki Moon Secretary General of the United Nations     Dear Secretary General, Escalation of Executions in Iran letter in pdf We write to register our strongest protest at the increasing number of executions in Iran. Among the five executed this morning[i] three had their cases open and under review. While in detention they were repeatedly tortured, ill treated and degraded and deprived of

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Protest Against Executions in Iran

Islamic Republic and membership of CSW

Date:  Tuesday, 27 April 2010 Ref:    172/M/384 His Excellency Hamidon Ali President of ECOSOC UN - NY   Your Excellency, Islamic Republic and membership of CSW We are writing to express our grave concern at the news that the Islamic Republic may be joining the Commission on the Status of Woman. With respect Sir, this is a warning to a Commission whose function and duty is to ensure gender equality and advancement of women globally

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Islamic Republic and membership of CSW

صدای هم باشیم

  کمپین علیه هرگونه مجازات اعدام در ایران  دانلود پی دی اف پنجشنبه هشتم بهمن ماه 1388، مرد جوانی در ایران اعدام شد. در زمان وقوع جرائم انتصابی او بیشتر از 16 – 17 سال نمی توانسته داشته باشد. به این معنی او یکی دیگر از قربانیان سیاسی اعدامهای زیر 18 سال بود. اعترافات او زیر فشار و تهدید و در حالیکه خواهر باردارش در اطاق بازجوئی و در حضور او تهدید می شد گرفته

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صدای هم باشیم