Hadi Ghaemi's Blog

President Rouhani’s New Rights Charter

February 10, 2014
Hadi Ghaemi               On November 26, 2013, President Rouhani’s government published a draft Citizens’ Rights Charter and solicited public reaction. The publication of this draft within the first 100 days of his presidency was widely seen as a major step by his administration to address…

Patterns of Iran Human Rights Abuses 2010

December 16, 2010
Hadi Ghaemi       Iran launched a sweeping crackdown on human rights and civil society in 2010, following political unrest after the disputed June 2009 presidential election. The executive branch, the Revolutionary Guards and security services increasingly engaged in the arbitrary exercise of…