Human Rights At The United Nations

Press conference by The Human Rights Committee on the conclusions of its 104th session which opened on 12 March 2012.

Human Rights Treaty Bodies

Human Rights Committee

Human Rights Committee monitors the International Covenant on Civil And Political Rights (ICCPR). The Islamic Republic of Iran was last reviewed by the Human Rights Committee for its adherence to the ICCPR in October 2011Click for the latest review by the Human Rights Committee Visit the Human Right Committee ...

UN General Assembly session that approved Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1984.

Human Rights Law

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, while not a treaty binding at its inception, represents the first global expression of the rights of mankind and stands as one of the fullest sets of human rights principles to date.  Iran was one of  48 UN member states voting to adopt the ...

Humberto Calamari (Panama), Vice-Chairman of the UN General Assembly's Third Committee, is presiding over the drafting ICCPR in October 1958. (c) UN Photo

Human Rights Law

International Covenant on Civil And Political Rights

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) is a treaty that commits its parties to promoting the civil and political rights of individuals.  These rights include the right to life, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, freedom of association, electoral rights, as well as the ...