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Iran needs to be ‘named and shamed’ on rights violations

News coverage of Dr. Shaheed while fact-finding in Canadian. ... Read more

Ahmed Shaheed on the death penalty in Iran

Ahmed Shaheed on the death penalty situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran at the 5th World Congress Against the Death Penalty in Madrid. ... Read more

Iran presidential vote not free, fair: UN rights envoy

"A number of high profile politicians were not able to run in the election. Then there is the fact that parties have been banned, former leaders are in detention, all of that adds to a lack of space for people to conduct a free and fair election" ... Read more

Listen: Dr. Shaheed on Elections and Women's Rights

The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran speaks with Dr. Shaheed about the upcoming Iranian presidential elections, women's rights, and other issues. ... Read more

Amnesty International Sheds Light on the Death Penalty in 2012

The Guardian reports on Amnesty International's analysis of the death penalty in 2012, Iran, and Dr. Shaheed. ... Read more

VIDEO: Dr. Shaheed's Interview with RTÉ News Now

Watch Dr. Shaheed discuss the current human rights situation in Iran and his March 2013 report to the UN Human Rights Council. ... Read more

Human Rights Council extends mandates on Syria, Iran and freedom of religion or belief

The Council decided to extend the Iran mandate for a further period of one year by a vote of 26 in favour, 2 against and 17 abstentions. ... Read more

Human Rights in Iran Visualized

Small Media reproduces the SR's report in an informative graphic form. ... Read more

"We will make you regret everything" – New evidence of torture in Iran

The most detailed forensic study of torture yet to have emerged from Iran since the 2009 elections. ... Read more

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