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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Iran: Progress on Ban for Women at Stadiums – (Beirut) – Iranian authorities and the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) should ensure that women and girls can freely attend all future men’s sports matches in the country, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 20 and 25, 2018, the authorities opened Azadi stadium’s doors to women and men to watch a live screening of the last …

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Prisoner dies due to lack of medical treatment

iran-hrm – On Saturday, June 23, 2018, a prisoner in the Central Urmia Prison, who was suffering from a severe illness, lost his life due to lack of medical treatment. The prisoner was identified as Ghorbanali Amir Esmaili, who was kept in the

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Iran: Discrimination Extends to People With Disabilities

iran-hrm – Many sectors of society in Iran are discriminated against by Iran, including religious and ethnic minorities and women. Human rights watch and the Center for Human Rights in Iran have also drawn attention to the discrimination against people with disabilities. 

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UN High Commissioner For Human Rights Appalled by Execution of Juvenile Offenders in Iran

iranhumanrights – GENEVA (28 June 2018) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Thursday condemned the continued implementation of the death penalty against juvenile offenders in Iran, stressing that the execution of juvenile offenders is strictly prohibited by international law under all circumstances, regardless of the nature of the crime alleged to have been committed.

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