Human Rights News


The Government of Iran Increased Saba’s Sentence

Country; Iran Saba's mother says in this video;  Saba Kordafshari's sentence was increased to 15 years mandatory with the insistence of the Revolutionary Guards. ICHR strongly condemns the government of Iran for sentencing Saba KordAfshari to begin with, and Calls on the Iranian government to release Saba_KordAfshari immediately and unconditionally. As protesting against forced_hijab and defending women rights is not a crime. Saba Kordafeshari has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for protesting against discriminatory hijab laws. But Saba’s sentence was reduced from 24yrs in prison, because she was acquitted on charges of spreading corruption and prostitution, but in her recent court hearing with the IRGC's complaint and insistence, Saba was again convicted of corruption and prostitution. For this [ more]

June 1st, 2020|

Iran; A 14-year-old girl was Killed by her father’s Sickle

Country: Iran ICHR strongly condemns the government of Iran for the murder of ⁦Romina Ashrafi⁩, which shows the depth of the government’s inhumane Islamic laws, were a father can kill his daughter without being prosecuted & imprisonment. We also strongly Demand the authorities to be transplant in trill investigation and hold the victims father responsible for the murder of his daughter. Romina Ashrafi⁩ deserves justice. “A Father Beheading his daughter because she fell in love with someone he doesn’t approve shows the depth of the society's ignorance and backwardness under petrified and inhumane Islamic laws,” Said; Ardeshir Zarezadeh, Executive Director of ICHR. “once again this murder raises the issue of the injustice of the rule of the government of Iran, because [ more]

May 26th, 2020|

Iran; Nurses Are Not Getting Their Contracts Renewed During COVID19 Crisis

Country: Iran ICHR stands in solidarity with all the nurses and all medical staff, whom are bravely and kindly protecting us during COVID19, and we thank you for your services, as we are extremely thankful we mourn the lost of all Medical Care staff whom gave their life’s while protecting us. This week is International Nurse Week and as the whole world is appreciating the hard work, and sacrifices of the Nurses, specially during this scare time of Coronavirus pandemic. The government of Iran is refusing to renew their contracts. Over 2,500 Nurses have lost their jobs and they are not paid for the period of their employment, and many more are to fallow the same fate. In Iran, on [ more]

May 12th, 2020|

Lack Of Transparency About COVID19 Is Violation Of Human Rights

ICHR strongly urges the governments to take serious actions, and provide complete transparency in  access to all information about coronavirus, to the people. It’s peoples right to have the complete information about the virus and how to fight it. ICHR in cooperation with the hardworking team of scientist led by Dr.Daryanaz Shirinkam PHD in Microbiology from University Of Toronto, has been working day and night for the past few months to find viable cure for coronavirus. As the scientist around the world are working hard to develop the vaccine for COVID-19, our team of scientists have been focusing on carefully studying and data gathering of the coronaviruses, and the common factor between all coronaviruses. Taking the risks and the side [ more]

May 8th, 2020|

Kylie Moore-Gilbert Is In Immediate Danger Under Unlawful Confinement in Iran

ICHR strongly calls on the government of Iran to stop violating its own laws and immediately transfer Moore-Gilbert, to the Women’s Ward and allow her unrestricted access to independent medical treatment & counsel. ICHR also urges the Australian and British governments to immediately take actions to release Moore-Gilbert’s from Iran to prevent her from suffering further. Kylie Moore Gilbert is an Islamic professor at Melbourne University in Australia, who went to Iran in the fall of 1397 for marketing and was sentenced by the Islamic Republic government to ten years in prison. Since Kylie Moore-Gilbert’s convection in 2018, she has been imprisoned in small temporary holding cell under inhuman conditions, and she has repeatedly attempted Suicide, that puts her in [ more]

May 8th, 2020|


Country: Iran ICHR strongly condemns the Iranian Government for tortures and other ill-treatments, including denial of medical care for Hossein Sepanta and we strongly call to ensure his safety and to immediately take action for his medical treatments outside the prison as he is not able to receive the specialist care he needs in the prison. Hossein Sepanta is imprisoned in Adelabad prison in Shiraz, Fars province, and he is critically ill and in need of constant specialized medical care and daily caregiving for a rare progressive disorder in his spinal cord (syringomyelia), which he cannot receive in prison. His disorder, which is the result of all the ill-treatment and tortures that was upon him since his imprisonment in June [ more]

May 6th, 2020|