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The US ‘Snapback Sanctions’ on Iran Tantamount to Crimes Against Humanity

The US ‘Snapback Sanctions’ on Iran Tantamount to Crimes Against Humanity

In 2015, Iran agreed a long-term Nuclear Deal on its nuclear programme with the world powers known as the P5+1 - ...
Iranian Nationalism Does Not Accommodate Ethnic Minorities

Iranian Nationalism Does Not Accommodate Ethnic Minorities

As a matter of human rights, everybody has a right to education in their mother language as the basis for sustained
Civilian Life at Risk in Iran: The Hard-Hitting Effects of the US Economic Sanctions

Civilian Life at Risk in Iran: The Hard-Hitting Effects of the US Economic Sanctions

Following the US-imposed oil embargo and a web of hard-hitting economic sanctions, Iran’s economy and the lives of ...
Marriage of the Girl Child in Iran

Marriage of the Girl Child in Iran

In February 2019, the news of an 11-year-old girl being married to a man who was almost 50 years old, caused severe
The Citizenship Amendment Bill in Favour of Children Born to an Iranian Mother and an Afghan Father in Iran

The Citizenship Amendment Bill in Favour of Children Born to an Iranian Mother and an Afghan Father in Iran

On 4 November 2018, the Iranian Cabinet adopted a new bill concerning the amendment of citizenship laws to ...
Women in the Iranian Labour Market: Infringement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Women in the Iranian Labour Market: Infringement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Regardless of the fact that women have a very significant contribution to make to national production, employment ...
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 ...
Can President Rouhani Promote Human Rights in Iran?

Can President Rouhani Promote Human Rights in Iran?

Moderate President Rouhani was re-elected President of Iran on 19 May 2017. In spite of his biggest achievement ...
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 ...
Iran’s Citizenship Law: Political Considerations or Recognition of Inherent Human Rights?

Iran’s Citizenship Law: Political Considerations or Recognition of Inherent Human Rights?

For years the plight of thousands of children born to Iranian mothers married to foreign men has been the subject ...
"You Have the Right to an Attorney that We Approve of”: Right to Counsel under Iran's New Criminal Procedure Code

"You Have the Right to an Attorney that We Approve of”: Right to Counsel under Iran's New Criminal Procedure Code

Under Iran’s new Criminal Procedure Code only lawyers pre-approved by the Head of the Judiciary may intervene ...
Using faith to reinforce human rights of Bahá’ís in Iran

Using faith to reinforce human rights of Bahá’ís in Iran

Editor’s note: this is a redacted version of the original post, which can be found on the openGlobalRights ...

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