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Nazanin Afshin Jam, independent and international human rights defender and ICHR advisor, has issued a statement on the newly announced event in Toronto to celebrate the life and time of Ayatollah Khomeini:

Read more: Nazanin Afshin Jam 's Statement on Ayatollah Khomeini's Anniversary in Toronto

The International Center for Human Rights (ICHR), Toronto - October 20, 2014: ICHR presented a recognition award to Arash Sobhani, Iranian singer, songwriter and director of KIOSK music group for his contributions to the human rights movement in Iran through his music.

Read more: Iranian artist received ICHR Award

ICHR will hold a panel discussion on Sunday June 22, 2014 at North York Civic Centre in Toronto in the anniversary of Iranian June 2009 Green Movement and July 1999 student uprising, on the country’s democracy challenges.


Read more: Panel Discussion on Democracy movement in Iran

September 09, 2013


The International Center for Human Rights (ICHR) has begun the process of accepting nominations for the 2013 International Human Rights Award. Nominations close on October 18.


Read more: Call for Nominations for ICHR 2013 Human Rights Award

ICHR wishes everyone a happy new year. While enjoying your 2013 memories check out our website and see how we could have impact in betterment of human rights. You can join us in this battle to fight unjust and inhuman. Click here to find out how you can be a support.

The International Center for Human Rights (ICHR) has begun the process of accepting nominations for the 2012 International Human Rights Award. Nominations close on October 19.

Read more: Call for Nominations for ICHR Human Rights Award

 The International Center for Human Rights (ICHR) announced today that Mr. Abdolfattah Soltani, Iranian imprisoned lawyer and Mr. Alex Neve, Canadian lawyer and human rights defender are the recipients of 2013 prestigious human rights award from ICHR for their human rights activities. 

According to ICHR’s decision making committee decided to, Mr. Abdolfattah Soltani and Mr. Alex Neve, have made a significant contribution to advancing and protecting human rights in Iran and middle-eastern countries. Their awards will be presented on Sunday November 24 at ICHR 2013 Award Ceremony at the Venetian Banquet Hall in Toronto.

Amnesty International Canada: Hamid Ghassemi-Shall faces imminent execution in Iran. Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Diane Ablonczy issued a joint statement asking Iran to release and halt the execution of Hamid Ghassemi-Shall.

Read more: Canadian citizen Hamid Ghassemi-Shall Imminent Execution

The International Center for Human Rights - ICHR : (November 21, 2013- Toronto) Ardeshir ZareZadeh, Director of the International Center for Human Rights (ICHR), issued the following statement today after the successful adoption of a resolution on the human rights situation in Iran and Syria following a vote by the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly:

Read more: ICHR Welcomes UN Resolution on Deplorable Human Rights Situation in Iran and Syria

“International community, react now. Saeed must receive a fair trial!”

Sadly, as part of a political ploy initiated by the IRGC “Cyber Counterattack” team, Saeed Malekpour, a 36-year-old Canadian resident and freelance computer programmer, who has been illegally imprisoned in Iran for the past three years, is once again faced with the danger of execution. Last year, Judge Moghiseh in branch 28 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court sentenced Saeed to die based on lengthy and unfounded charges including “Insulting and desecrating the principles of Islam…”.

Read more: Canadian resident is once again in danger of execution