Dr. Shaheed’s Work

From 2011 to 2016

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Dr. Shaheed's Work, Press Releases

Press Conference Statement – On 10 March 2016

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen: On 26 February 2016 millions of Iranians participated in elections to select their representatives for parliament and the Assembly of Experts, the body which will select the country’s next Supreme Leader. By all accounts voter participation was high despite the disqualifications of several thousand candidates ...

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Dr. Shaheed's Work, Statements

The Statement by Ahmed Shaheed- The United Nations Human Rights Council – Session 31

Date: March 14, 2016 Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentleman:  Last month, millions of Iranians participated in elections to select their representatives for parliament and the Assembly of Experts. The election results suggest a strong vote of confidence for policies that address economic issues, promote increased engagement with the international ...

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

Dr. Shaheed's Work, In The News, Press Releases

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 ...