Politically-motivated executions are the gravest violation of the right to freedom of expression, and foster a climate of fear in which individuals and group self-censor, further limiting freedom of expression in the country.
Rights groups condemn recent execution of Kurdish prisoners and call for an immediate moratorium on all executions in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Iranian authorities must immediately put a halt to the execution of Kurdish political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, 22 human rights organizations stated. These organizations also urged for an immediate moratorium on the death penalty and a right to due process and fair and public retrials for all prisoners sentenced to death.
The 36 human rights and civil society organizations urge UN Member States to vote
Joint NGO Letter in support of 2015 Iran Resolution at the UNGA
The 36 human rights and civil society organizations urge UN Member States to vote, on 19 November, in favour of the Resolution A/C.30/70/L.45 on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran.