November 24, 2017

Urging Iran to Respect the Fundamental Freedoms of its Citizens

Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
August 10, 2010
The United States is deeply concerned that Iran continues to deny its citizens their civil rights and intimidate and detain those Iranians who seek to hold their government accountable and stand up for the rights of their fellow citizens.
We remain troubled by the case of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, […]

Iran Watch – December 29, 2008

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December 19, 2008
Iran Focus
London, Dec. 19 – The United Nations General Assembly accused Iran on Thursday of continuing the practice of torture and punishments such as flogging, stoning and amputation of limbs. The UNGA adopted a Canadian-sponsored resolution by a vote of 69 in favour to 54 […]

The only Iran war is within Iran

UN concern over repression in Iran is a signal that the regime’s worst enemy isn’t the US but itself.
December 20, 2007
The world put Iran’s Islamic rulers on notice this week, and not for violating nuclear norms. The 192-member United Nations General Assembly voted its “deep concern” over escalating atrocities in Iran, such as stoning, repression […]

The only Iran war is within Iran

The Christian Science Monitor
Posted: December 20, 2007

The world put Iran’s Islamic rulers on notice this week, and not for violating nuclear norms. The 192-member United Nations General Assembly voted its “deep concern” over escalating atrocities in Iran, such as stoning, repression of female dissidents, and persecution of human rights defenders.
The government’s mounting campaign against its […]

UN Sees Iranian Rights Abuses

By Edith M. Lederer
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly approved a draft resolution Tuesday expressing “deep concern” at the systematic human rights violations in Iran, including torture, flogging, amputations, stoning and public executions.
The 192-member world body adopted the resolution by a vote of 73-53 with 55 abstentions.
The resolution is not legally binding but […]