Kirsty Brimelow QC

Civil society urges UN to launch fact-finding mission to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre in order to end impunity and prevent the same fate for detained protesters today

On 1 February 2018, a civil society hearing in Geneva heard witnesses and legal experts and offered an adjudication of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran.  The hearing was the first of its kind by NGOs in Geneva, and it urged immediate action by the United Nations to address the current wave of …

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Kirsty Brimelow QC, seeks international justice over Iran’s 1988 massacre

Kirsty Brimelow QC, has called for the establishment of an international commission of inquiry into the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran in 1988. Kirsty Brimelow QC, Chair of Bar Human Rights Committee of England & Wales, made the remarks in a panel at the United Nations in Geneva on the human rights situation …

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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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