Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Iran must acknowledge abuses before UN Committee

17 October 2011 Iran must acknowledge current and past human rights abuses during UN committee hearing. The Iranian authorities will make a farce of a UN Committee hearing into Iran’s human rights record unless they acknowledge current and past abuses, Amnesty International warned today.The UN Human Rights Committee, which monitors how states comply with their obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, begins meeting today to consider Iran. The Iranian authorities’ report to the Committee, the first submitted since 1993, is more than a decade late. “The Iranian…

Read complete article
© Amnesty International -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter