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UN: Iran's Execution of Juveniles Must Stop

            On June 26, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay expressed concern about the large number of executions carried o

Day 1 of Nuke Deal: US, IAEA, EU Remarks

            The nuclear deal between Iran and the world’s six major powers went into effect on January 20.

NAM Countries Hypocritical on Iran

David Albright and Andrea Stricker

U.N. Reports “Striking Pattern” of Abuses

A new report by the U.N. Special Rapporteur for human rights in Iran issued a new report on March 6, 2012. It concluded:

Iran Rages over U.N. Nuclear Report

Annika Folkeson

Iran in U.N. Human Development Report

The following are some key statistics on development in Iran from the 2011 Human Development Report that was published on Nov.

U.N. Report on “Systemic” Human Rights Abuses

The U.N. Special Rapporteur for Iran released a report on Oct. 15, 2011 detailing human rights abuses in the Islamic Republic.

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