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Call for a UN Commission of Inquiry Into Iran’s 1988 Massacre

Mass murderers are currently running Iran’s Judiciary. Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi was previously identified by JVMI as a key member of the 1988 Death Commissions that extra-judicially sent tens of thousands of political prisoners to their death. In September 2020, seven United Nations experts sent a letter to the Iranian authorities reiterating that the 1988 …

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Europe’s Inaction Is Fueling Impunity In Iran

In an op-ed for Eurasia Review on 1 January 2021, Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran (JVMI) urged the European Union to request a United Nations investigation into the 1988 massacre and to impose sanctions on its perpetrators. Source: https://www.eurasiareview.com/01012021-europes-inaction-is-fueling-impunity-in-iran-oped/ Europe’s Inaction Is Fueling Impunity In Iran Eurasia Review – January …

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UN must act on new report detailing destruction of mass graves related to the 1988 massacre in Iran

JVMI welcomes the new joint report today by Amnesty International and Justice For Iran highlighting the Iranian authorities’ deliberate desecration and destruction of mass graves related to the 1988 massacre of thousands of political prisoners. JVMI urges UN High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein to support the launch of an independent inquiry to bring justice …

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Asma Jahangir highlights clampdown on dissidents calling for justice over #Iran’s #1988massacre

Eye-witnesses and victims’ relatives should present testimony to UN over Iran’s 1988 massacre

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran on 14 August 2017 drew international attention to the 1988 massacre that was carried out by people who currently hold senior positions within the Government of Iran. Her report, (A/72/322), stated: “73. Between July and August 1988, thousands of political prisoners, men, women …

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Ms. Asma Jahangir (Pakistan) was designated as the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran by the Human Rights Council in September 2016

OHCHR: UN human rights expert condemns “defamatory” Iran press report

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran has condemned a “defamatory” report in the Iranian state media aimed at compromising her integrity and independence. The following is the full text of the press release published on 24 April 2017 on the website of the Office of the United Nations …

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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966 entry into force 23 March 1976, in accordance with Article 49 Preamble The States Parties to the present Covenant,