Human Rights News

News2019-02-11T15:20:37-05:00

Iranian security agents threaten the families of airplane tragedy

ICHR, Toronto- January 18, 2020: International Center for Human Rights in Canada (ICHR) received reports from Iran that the Iranian regime threatens the families of the Ukrainian airplane tragedy not to communicate with media. Several families have reported to ICHR that they have been threatened and intimidated by the intelligence and security agents. The security agents are all over the places where the families are after the affairs of their loved ones they lost in the tragedy and threaten them to stay silent. Families say that their moves are under surveillance. According to these reports, security agents interfere in their private mourning ceremonies and related affairs without a sign of sympathy. The agents have told the families that if they [...read more]

January 18th, 2020|

International Human Rights Day

International Human Rights Day ICHR celebrates the courage, clarity and principle of speaking up peacefully, to create a greater freedom and justice. As well as to promote and defend human rights. We also express our solidarity with prisoner's of conscious, all the minority’s that are being abused by the government, and all the human rights activists that are being charged and tortured. Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on 10 December – the day on which the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights empowers us all. The principles enshrined in the Declaration are as relevant today as they were in 1948. We need to stand up [...read more]

December 10th, 2019|

PRESS RELEASE: Winner Of ICHR 2019 Annual Prestigious Human Rights Award‪ ‬

On December 8th,2019, Anniversary of Universal Human Rights Day, The International Center for Human Rights in Toronto-Canada (ICHR) commemorated another year of fighting for humanity and democracy by announcing it’s Annual Award, in recognition of an individual's outstanding contributions and dedications to the advancement of human rights. The award was presented by Dr. Reza Moridi, and Ardeshire Zarezadeh, at the ICHR’s Award Dinner held at the Paradise Banquet Hall. The Winner Is:  Nasrin Sotoudeh the imprisoned Prominent human rights lawyer and activists in Iran. Which since she is in prison, Ms. Nazanin Afshin-Jam a human right activist will be accepting the award on Her behalf. And Nasrin’s message was presented by her spouse, Mr. Khandan via video. Nasrin Sotoudeh has represented [...read more]

December 8th, 2019|

Iran: Plus 300 Protesters killed At Ayatollah Khamenei’s Order

Country: Iran Media; ICHR strongly condemns the supreme leader ayatollah Khamenei for ordering the use of violence and deadly forces on people of Iran protesting for political, economic, and social reforms. And he must be held accountable for the killings and the crimes committed against the Iranian people. Soon after the widespread protests started in Iran, The supreme leader ayatollah Khamenei ordered the security forces to use any measure and open fire on people protesting, in order to silence them, as he called them “thugs” and accused them of being influenced by foreign interests. Which has led to more than 300 killed and over 3000 injured, that over 100 of them were kids under age of 16. Verified video footage, [...read more]

November 29th, 2019|

Toronto Stands In Solidarity With The People Of Iran Protesting

Country:Iran Media; ICHR strongly condemns ayatollah Khamenei for ordering the use of deadly forces towards the people of Iran protesting. Today on November, 23rd, toronto gathered in solidarity with the people of Iran in their widespread protest, to support their chanting for political, economic, and social reforms. As well as raising awareness towards what’s happening in Iran today. Soon after the protests started The supreme leader ayatollah Khamenei ordered the security forces to use any measure and live emulation on people protesting to silence them, as he called them “thugs” and accused them of being influenced by foreign interests. And the government began their crackdown on the civilians protesting. They sent threatening messages, disconnected the internet to leave the protesters [...read more]

November 23rd, 2019|

Ayatollah Khamenei, Stop Killing Women and Children’s of Iran

Country: Iran The Brave Iranian Women are in the front line of the struggle against misogynic mullahs regime.  “We must speak out for them.” In Iran, for over 40 years the Islamic Republic Government has continuously executed widespread tactical and systematic human rights violations both inside and outside of the country. The people of Iran specially the women, children, workers, teachers, students, LGBs, and sexual, ethnic and religious minorities, as well as the Muslims are not immune from the suppression, crimes, and the human rights violations of the regime. Soon after the widespread protests started in Iran, The supreme leader ayatollah Khamenei ordered the security forces to use any measure and open fire on the people protesting, in order to [...read more]

November 23rd, 2019|