Azadeh Zabeti

United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva about the calls for a commission of inquiry into Iran’s 1988 massacre of political prisoners.

Tribune de Genève: ‘Iran will have to answer for the 1988 massacre’

  The Swiss daily Tribune de Genève (TDG) reported from the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva about the calls for a commission of inquiry into Iran’s 1988 massacre of political prisoners. The following is the English translation and full French text of the report which appeared in the print edition of the TDG …

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Campaigners demand 1988 Iran massacre

Official launch: “Justice for Victims of 1988 Massacre in Iran” – Geneva, September 2016

The committee “Justice for Victims of 1988 Massacre in Iran” (JVMI) officially launched at a press conference in the Geneva headquarters of the United Nations on 21 September 2016. The JVMI is a not for profit centre for research and documentation recently established in London which operates internationally. At the press conference announcing its formation, …

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Azadeh Zabeti

Remarks by Azadeh Zabeti on behalf of JVMI at launch press conference

Khomeini had ordered that the massacre be carried out at the earliest opportunity and wherever it was practical. In order to keep the dimensions of this crime a secret and prevent a social reaction, even the bodies of the victims were not handed over to their families and were instead buried in mass graves. Now …

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The Swiss daily Le Temps covered the launch of ‘Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran’ in a press conference at the United Nations in Geneva on 21 September 2016.

Le Temps: Top Iranian officials including Rouhani’s Justice Minister implemented Khomeini’s fatwa

The Swiss daily Le Temps covered the launch of ‘Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran’ in a press conference at the United Nations in Geneva on 21 September 2016. Le Temps wrote that senior Iranian officials, including the current Justice Minister Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi, implemented Khomeini’s fatwa. The JVMI seeks their prosecution, …

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