Delaram Farzaneh

Dr. Delaram Farzaneh is the Scholar in Residence at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the NYU School of Law. She has recently published Judgeships in Iran: Step Down, You are a Woman - A Legal Analysis of International Human Rights.

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Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

The controversy over whether a woman can be President in Iran rises every four years during the presidential election. Every women who has registered has been found “unqualified” by the Guardian Council (GC). The May 2017 election was ...
Iran’s Criminalization of Human Rights Defenders: The Case of Narges Mohammadi

Iran’s Criminalization of Human Rights Defenders: The Case of Narges Mohammadi

The “harassment” of human rights defenders’ and “criminalization” of their activities in Iran has become common practice by the judicial branch of the Islamic Republic in recent years. According to the Secretary-General’s report to the