ICHR Welcomes Ukraine Position on Calling Shooting Down of Flight PS752 as Intentional Act

ICHR welcomes Ukraine’s position on the intentional shooting down of Flight PS752. The Jan. 8, 2020 attack killed 176 Passengers, including 55 Canadian citizens, 30 permanent residents and 53 others who were travelling to Canada. Oleksiy Danilov, head of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said he believes “Iran’s government intentionally shot down an airliner full of passengers early last year, possibly with the intent of ending a cycle of military escalation with the United States.” The government of Canada still has not taken any serious steps in pursuit of justice and the Iranian regime has not been held to account. “Not even after Iran’s final report which is clearly intended to cover up the truth behind the shooting, and [ more]

April 18th, 2021|

The 25-Yr Iran-China Agreement Is An Undeniably Violation Of Iranian people’s Rights

ICHR Strongly Condemns the 25-Yr Iran-China Agreement, which have been implemented for the purpose of restricting, oppressing, people and increasingly widening the reign of dictatorship, by destroying national wealth and increasing poverty. We also strongly call on Canada and other democratic countries to take serious firm action to null the agreement by making the two governments to refrain. The signing of 25-Yr Iran-China Agreement has generated strong widespread reaction among Iranians, many of whom took to protest in social media and the streets of Iran objecting the signing as its plundering of country’s resources as well as brutally violating people’s rights by taking their rights to be informed of major national decisions that would impact their lives for many years [ more]

April 2nd, 2021|

Government of Canada Is Not Pursuing Justice for Victims of Flight PS752

March 31, 2021- Toronto, Canada - ICHR strongly believes that the government of Canada is not taking serious steps in pursuit of justice for the families of the victims of Flight 752 and holding Iranian regime to account. “The Families Of The Victims Demand Justice.” We Firmly Call on the Government of Canada to take serious action to bring justice to the families of the victims and to condemn the Government of Iran in practice, by taking the case to the International Criminal Court of Justice and the UN security council, and to refrain from political games. “The Government of Canada has not taken a firm stand up to this date following the publication of the final report of the [ more]

March 31st, 2021|

ICHR; The Killing Of Fuel Porters By Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Must Be Prosecuted meticulously

Country; Iran ICHR strongly condemns the killings of the Destitute Fuel Porters By Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, as they used live ammunition against a group of these porters from Iran’s Baluchi minority causing several deaths and injuries. We also firmly call on the members of the international community to immediately open an transparence independent investigation into the matter and take the sufficient admissible evidence to the UN criminal court of Justice. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have unlawfully used lethal force against unarmed fuel porters near the city of Saravan, in Sistan and Baluchestan province which explicitly violates the absolute prohibition on the arbitrary deprivation of the right to life under international law. At least 10 people, including a 17-year-old boy, were killed [ more]

March 5th, 2021|

Iran: Political Prisoner Died Due to Continued Torture and Poor Treatment

ICHR is horrified by the passing of Behnam Mahjoubi who was in jail for attending a peaceful protests that took place in February 2018 by Gonabadi Dervishes in Tehran, which were violently quashed by security forces and resulted in the arrest of hundreds of protesters. The Islamic Republic must be condemned in the international criminal court of Justice for the torture, halt of medical treatment, and Behnam’s death. The regime continues to torture prisoners to make them suffer. “Behnam Mahjoubi, a detained Gonabadi Dervish, passed away this morning four days after being given an excessive amount of unknown medication in prison.”his friend tweeted today. “Credible sources from among hospital authorities have informed us that Behnman Mahjoubi has passed away [ more]

February 16th, 2021|

Families Of The Victims Of Flight Ps 752 Demand Justice In The First Anniversary Event

ICHR joined and Marched with the families of the victims of the Ukrainian flight PS752 in pursuit of Justice on the first anniversary of the downing, on Friday January 8, 2021, where hundreds of Iranian-Canadian marched alongside the families from the University of Toronto to the City Hall.  Participants carried the pictures of the victims and at the end held a candle light vigil in the memory of their loves once. On this important day we joined the march in memory of the victims and support of the families as well as to show our commitments of demanding justice”. Said Ardeshir Zarezadeh, executive director of ICHR. Shahin Moghadam one of the families of the victims whom have lost his wife [ more]

January 8th, 2021|
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