[BWNS, 10 Jan. 2012] SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador —Reynaldo Galindo Pohl, a noted legal scholar who uncovered significant evidence of human rights violations in Iran in the late 1980s and early 1990s, passed away here last&hellip
[BWNS, 19 Dec. 2011] UNITED NATIONS — Reflecting the international community’s increasing intolerance for human rights violations, the UN General Assembly today condemned Iran for oppressing its citizens. By a vote of 89 to 30 with&hellip
[BWNS 21 Nov. 2011] UNITED NATIONS — Using some of its strongest language to date, the United Nations General Assembly has roundly condemned Iran for its “serious ongoing and recurring human rights violations.” By a vote&hellip
[BWNS, 4 Nov 2011] GENEVA — As a United Nations body concluded that Iran’s persecution of Baha’is is clearly violating one of the world’s major human rights treaties, the Baha’i International Community has learned of a&hellip
[RAHANA 24 Oct. 2011] After presenting his first report for the UN regarding human rights issues in Iran, the Special Rapporteur Ahmed Shaheed requested that he be allowed to visit the country.
[BWNS 16 Oct. 2011] UNITED NATIONS — In his first report, the newly appointed UN investigator into human rights in Iran has appealed to the Iranian government to create a culture in which the fundamental rights&hellip
Iran Human Rights Documentation Centre has included the recent UN Special Rapporteur dated 15 October 2011 in its documentation repository. The full report is available here: PDF. Excerpt from the report related to the Baha’is&hellip
[BWNS 23 Oct. 2011] UNITED NATIONS — Iran’s persecution of Baha’is is among the most “extreme manifestations of religious intolerance and persecution” in the world today, according to a UN expert. The remarks of Heiner Bielefeldt&hellip
[BWNS, 13 Oct. 2011] UNITED NATIONS — For the fourth consecutive year, the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has strongly criticized Iran’s record on human rights, saying violations have “continued and intensified” over the last&hellip
Statement on the situation of the Baha’is in Iran to the Seventeenth Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (15 June 2011) YouTube Video by the Baha’i International Community’s Unite Nations Office: BICUNoffice [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIUjRgMRp74&feature=digest[/youtube] —&hellip
(BWNS 8 July 2011) LONDON — Two prominent legal associations are calling upon the United Nations’ new special investigator for Iran to examine the “dire situation” of human rights defenders and alleged “dissidents” in the country. In&hellip
(iran.bahai.us, 24 March 2011) oea — By overwhelming majority vote on March 24, the UN Human Rights Council called for a special investigator to monitor Iran’s compliance with international human rights standards to which the&hellip
(BWNS, 24 March 2011) GENEVA — For the first time since its creation five years ago, the UN Human Rights Council has appointed a special investigator to monitor Iran’s compliance with international human rights standards.
(BWNS 21-Dec-2010) UNITED NATIONS — In a vote today, the United Nations once again strongly condemned Iran for failing to live up to international human rights standards. By a vote of 78 to 45, with&hellip