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Press conference by Mr. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran

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2015 UNGA Press Statement

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, In the weeks following the agreement between the international community and the Islamic Republic of Iran over its nuclear program, many posited that the deal would be beneficial for  the country’s human rights situation.  For many, the agreement represents a more engaging posture for Iran ...


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Iran’s president one year on

25 July 2014 - Last year the Iranians elected Hassan Rouhani as president. His popularity along the campaign trail was predominantly related to a fundamental domestic issue — restoring respect for the rights of all Iranians. Shortly before people voted, Rouhani presented himself as the most committed reformist candidate and ...