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UN Special Rapporteur, Member States call for accountability over Iran’s 1988 massacre at the Human Rights Council

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran on Thursday appealed to the international community to support accountability for the 1988 enforced disappearances and summary and arbitrary executions in Iran. Presenting his latest report (A/HRC/49/75) to the annual UN Human Rights Council session on Iran on …

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Remarks by Prof. Annalisa Ciampi at online conference on Iran on sidelines of 49th Session of UN Human Rights Council – 28 February 2022

The following is the text of remarks by Prof. Annalisa Ciampi at an online conference by international human rights experts and NGOs on 28 February 2022, appealing to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to launch an inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran: Thank you very much, …

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Remarks by Prof. Stefan Trechsel at online conference on Iran on sidelines of 49th Session of UN Human Rights Council – 28 February 2022

The following is the text of remarks by Prof. Stefan Trechsel at an online conference by international human rights experts and NGOs on 28 February 2022, appealing to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to launch an inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran: Dear friends, I am …

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Remarks by Claude Nicati at online conference on Iran on sidelines of 49th Session of UN Human Rights Council – 28 February 2022

The following is the text of remarks by Mr. Claude Nicati at an online conference by international human rights experts and NGOs on 28 February 2022, appealing to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to launch an inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran: Ladies and gentlemen. I …

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Remarks by Hiljmnijeta Apuk at online conference on Iran on sidelines of 49th Session of UN Human Rights Council – 28 February 2022

The following is the text of remarks by Ms. Hiljmnijeta Apuk at an online conference by international human rights experts and NGOs on 28 February 2022, appealing to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to launch an inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran: Hello to everyone. Thank …

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Panel of UN experts calls for accountability through an OHCHR inquiry into the 1988 massacre in Iran

Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran (JVMI) joined a panel of international human rights experts and NGOs on Monday, 28 February, appealing to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to launch an inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. At a virtual conference on …

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UN Special Rapporteur on Iran urges international community to support accountability over Iran’s 1988 massacre

In his latest report to the United Nations Human Rights Council, dated 13 January 2022, Dr. Javaid Rehman, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, urged the international community to call for accountability over the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. The report A/HRC/49/75, titled …

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Reuters: UN urged to open query into Iran’s 1988 killings and Raisi role

Reuters news agency carried a report about an open letter sent to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and the Member States of the UN Human Rights Council seeking an international inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. The open letter, organised by JVMI, has been …

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Le Figaro : L’ONU appelée à enquêter sur un massacre en Iran en 1988

French daily Le Figaro published a report about an open letter sent to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and the Member States of the UN Human Rights Council seeking an international inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. The open letter, organised by JVMI, has …

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EFE: Piden a la ONU investigar la masacre de opositores iraníes en 1988

The Spanish news agency EFE carried a report about an open letter sent to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and the Member States of the UN Human Rights Council seeking an international inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. The open letter, organised by JVMI, …

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Arab News: Rights Experts, Jurists, Politicians Urge UN to Probe 1988 Iran Massacre

Arab News daily published a report about an open letter sent to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and the Member States of the UN Human Rights Council seeking an international inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. The open letter, organised by JVMI, has been …

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UNSG report to 47th session of Human Rights Council highlights ongoing violations related to Iran’s 1988 massacre

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has highlighted ongoing human rights abuses related to the 1988 massacre in his report of 14 May 2021 on the Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran to the 47th session of the Human Rights Council. Paragraph 34 of the report (A/HRC/47/22) mentions the case of …

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JVMI Leads Successful Advocacy at Human Rights Council for UN Probe into Iran’s 1988 Massacre

Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran (JVMI) led a successful advocacy project at the 46th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council throughout February-March 2021. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which has limited JVMI’s ability to conduct face-to-face meetings as in previous years, we were able to promote the call …

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JVMI Joins 20 NGOs at UN Human Rights Council Calling for Commission of Inquiry Into Iran’s 1988 Massacre

Today, 25 February 2021, a joint written statement by 20 NGOs, including Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran (JVMI), was circulated at the Human Rights Council, calling for a United Nations Commission of Inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Link to original source: …

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Michelle Bachelet Urged To Launch UN Commission of Inquiry Into Iran’s 1988 Massacre

Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran (JVMI) called on the United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to launch a Commission of Inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran on the eve of the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. At a virtual press …

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Joint written statement on Iran's 1988 massacre

21 NGOs appeal to UN to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre

Twenty-one NGOs have issued a joint appeal to the United Nations to launch an investigation into Iran’s 1988 massacre of thousands of political prisoners. The statement was submitted to the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council. The following is the full text of the NGOs’ statement: Link to original source: https://undocs.org/A/HRC/45/NGO/139 A/HRC/45/NGO/139 Distr.: …

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NGOs urge UN to end impunity over Iran’s 1988 massacre

A group of seven NGOs have called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to end the impunity enjoyed by Iranian officials over the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners. In a joint written statement to the Human Rights Council’s 40th session, the NGOs urged High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to support the …

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Amnesty International has urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to address the "crisis of impunity" resulting from Iran's "ongoing crimes against humanity".

Amnesty International urges UN to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre

Amnesty International has urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to address the “crisis of impunity” resulting from Iran’s “ongoing crimes against humanity”. In a written statement to the Human Rights Council’s 40th session, Amnesty International urged Member States to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre of thousands of political prisoners with a view to ensuring that …

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NGO written statement

Nine NGOs urge UN to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre of political prisoners

A group of nine non-governmental organisations submitted a joint written statement to the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 39th session, urging the global human rights body to launch an investigation into Iran’s 1988 massacre of some 30,000 political prisoners. Joint written statement “A/HRC/39/NGO/145” was circulated to UN Member States on 5 September 2018. The following …

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Call for UN commission of inquiry into Iran’s 1988 massacre at HRC

The JVMI participated in a side event about Iran’s 1988 massacre at the 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on 14 September 2017. The event called on the OHCHR to launch an international commission of inquiry into the 1988 massacre of more than 30,000 political prisoners in Iran.

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Call for justice over Iran’s 1988 massacre a key theme at Human Rights Council

The JVMI unveiled its new report on Iran’s 1988 massacre at the latest United Nations Human Rights Council session in Geneva. The 360 page report – Inquiry into the 1988 mass executions in Iran – was made public on 15 March 2017 at a press conference at the UN headquarters in Geneva.

Ms. Helene Fathpour UN Human Rights Council in Geneva March 2017

NGO urges Asma Jahangir to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre

In an address to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on 13 March 2017, Ms. Hélène Fathpour, speaking for the NGO “Women’s Human Rights International Association”, urges the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, Ms. Asma Jahangir, to investigate the mass execution of more than 30,000 political prisoners in …

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Ms. Milishia Javdan from the NGO “Women’s Human Rights International Association” addresses the UN Human Rights Council’s 34th session in Geneva on 7 March 2017 about the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.

NGO urges UN special rapporteurs to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre

Ms. Milishia Javdan from the NGO “Women’s Human Rights International Association” addresses the UN Human Rights Council’s 34th session in Geneva on 7 March 2017 about the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. She urges the Special Rapporteurs on the promotion of truth and on freedom of religion or belief to investigate the mass …

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French NGO "Fondation Danielle Mitterrand – France Libertés" addresses the UN Human Rights Council's 34th session in Geneva on 10 March 2017 about Iran’s 1988 massacre of political prisoners.

NGO urges UN Special Rapporteur to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre of 30000 political prisoners

A representative of the French NGO “Fondation Danielle Mitterrand – France Libertés” addresses the UN Human Rights Council’s 34th session in Geneva on 10 March 2017 about Iran’s 1988 massacre of political prisoners. He urges the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, Pablo de Greiff, to carry out an inquiry into the 1988 massacre …

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Dr. Hanifeh Khayyeri from the NGO "Women's Human Rights International Association" addresses the UN Human Rights Council's 34th session in Geneva on 10 March 2017 about the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.

NGO urges Human Rights Council to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre

Dr. Hanifeh Khayyeri from the NGO “Women’s Human Rights International Association” addresses the UN Human Rights Council’s 34th session in Geneva on 10 March 2017 about the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. She urges the council to establish a commission of inquiry into the massacre which resulted in the death of over 30,000 …

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