UN Special Rapporteur

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 18, 2019

Iranian authorities have consistently failed to adopt and enact legislation and policies that would address core human rights violations

Support the resolution to renew the mandate of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
November 8, 2018

Civilians caught in sanctions crossfire need Geneva Convention protection

"Causing hunger and disease through economic instruments should not be accepted in the 21st century.”
August 27, 2018

UN: Sanctions on Iran are Unjust and Harmful

“The reimposition of sanctions against Iran after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the Iran nuclear deal, which had been unanimously adopted by the Security Council with the support of the US itself, lays bare the illegitimacy of this action,” Mr. Jazairy observed.
July 9, 2018

Congratulations to the new Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

Arseh Sevom joins others in congratulating Professor Javaid Rehman on his appointment as UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran. This is a big responsibility and we are certain he is up to the task.
February 12, 2018

Defenders of Human Rights in Iran Mourn the Passing of Asma Jahangir

We celebrate the courage of human rights defender Asma Jahangir even as we mourn her death.
November 19, 2015

UN General Assembly to Vote on Promotion & Protection of Human Rights in Iran

Thirty-six human rights and civil society organizations call on the UN General Assembly to continue monitoring and reporting on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi is also a signatory to the letter.
March 12, 2015

Renew Mandate for Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran

Arseh Sevom — A group of 36 organizations including Arseh Sevom signed a letter to members of the United Nations Human Rights Council asking for a […]
March 12, 2015

Facts About Human Rights in Iran

This fact sheet updates the current human rights situation in Iran. According the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, "Iran is the the country in the world with the biggest gap between practice and potential."