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August 13, 2020

Arseh Sevom Introduces Project Bani Adam

Nothing is more central to Iranian culture than our poetry and the way we tell our stories to each other. We weave stories into carpets, recite poems at dinner, and tell fortunes from Hafez. We blog, write, and whisper to each other. Our music is rich and layered, marrying 700 year old poetry to modern music. Our history is one of many voices, styles, and ideas in conversation with each other over the centuries.
March 24, 2022

Joint NGO letter on the human rights situation in Iran

 Thursday 24 March 2022 TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organisations, call […]
March 9, 2022

voices from Afghanistan crowdfunding project

Arseh Sevom has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the co-creation of podcasts and other content with people from Afghanistan who are both inside and outside […]
December 7, 2021

Support Crowdfunding Program Organized by Mindful Art X Afghanistan

Support art for Afghanistan. "Art is the shortest past from one person to another"
May 24, 2021

Arseh Sevom Annual Reports 2017-2020

What do you know about power in Iran? Our annual reports provide an overview of that work.
March 12, 2021

Renew the Mandate of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

The renewal of the mandate for the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran is essential...
March 10, 2021

Imam Ali’s Popular Student Relief Society Ordered to Shut Down

Imam Ali’s Popular Student Relief Society (IAPSRS) ordered to shut down by authorities.
February 2, 2021

Iran: Release Arbitrarily Detained Kurdish Activists

Arseh Sevom joins more than thirty organizations calling for the release of Kurdish activists. In the first month of 2021 alone, sources tell us  that at least 96 individuals (88 men and 8 women) from Iran’s Kurdish minority have been arrested by the intelligence unit of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards or ministry of intelligence agents, sometimes violently.
January 25, 2021

Afghan Civil Society Under Threat

Afghan civil society is working for peace even under threat and with the smell of blood and gunpowder all around them. In recent months, threats, kidnappings, and assassinations have directly targeted Afghan journalists and civil society activists.
January 21, 2021

Human Rights Organizations Urge Iran to Stop Politicizing the Vaccine, No Matter Where It was Made

It is the responsibility of all governments, as stipulated by international covenants which the Islamic Republic has ratified, to protect the right to health and the right to life of its citizens.