Human Rights News


Iran, In Urgent Need Of Life-Saving Support

Iran is among the countries hit hardest with the COVID-19 pandemic due to the governments shortcomings to contain the Covid-19 outbreak by denying it well after it was spread nationwide. The authorities used the Coronavirus outbreak to continuously executed their widespread tactical and systematic human rights violations, through mismanagements and making it political. The Government is also outrageously Failing To to provide Life-Saving Support. The hospital are working without the correct facilities, They have to buy the necessary equipment in the open market. And on top of it They are not getting their salaries. Meanwhile they are exporting essential supplies to other countries. “Our hearts goes out to the victims of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic worldwide, and disasters of such [ more]

March 29th, 2020|

ICHR welcomes the Houthis order to release all jailed Baha’iin Yemen

Country; Yemen  ICHR – TORONTO, 25 March 2020:  Today, Mr. Mahdi al-Mashat, the President of the Supreme Political Council in Sana’a ordered the release of all Baha'i prisoners in a TV announcement. This order includes a pardon for Mr. Hamed Bin Haydara, an imprisoned Baha'i, whose death sentence was upheld at an appeal court in Sana’a just three days ago. We, at ICHR, are happy to learn about this order and welcome the release of the Bahais from Yemen prisons. Those Bahais have been jailed wrongfully on their religious beliefs.” Said Ardeshir Zarezadeh, ICHR director. “The order must be implemented as soon as reasonably possible.”  Members of the Baha’i faith protest outside a state security court during a hearing [ more]

March 25th, 2020|

Growing Concerns For Political Prisoners In Iran’s Overcrowded Jails

ICHR strongly condemns the government of Iran for its negligence in containing the Coronavirus outbreak in prisons nationwide, and they must be held accountable for leaving the prisoners defenceless confronting Coronavirus. As the Iranian government struggling to contain an exponential rise in Coronavirus  cases, there are growing concerns for prisoners held in Iran’s overcrowded jails, where healthcare is poor and many prisoners have already compromised health. The government has announced that they have temporarily released 85,000 prisoners to avoid the risk of Coronavirus outbreak, though that’s a good news, but the prisoners of conscience, including human rights defenders are still in prison under false charges. There are number of reports that the prisons are infected with the Coronavirus and do [ more]

March 20th, 2020|

Nowruz In Iran Is Under The Siege of Hardship & Sadness

Nowruz Celebrations Are Under Siege Of Sadness ICHR Strongly condemns the government of Iran for neglecting to contain the Coronavirus outbreak by denying it well after it was spread nationwide. We also condemn the government of Iran for turning its back to people of Iran  in crisis and for it’s systematic human rights violations. As the Persian Nowruz Celebrations bloom ICHR wishes for All & the people of Iran eternal health, happiness, peace, enjoyment of all blessings, and freedom. But Today the world is going through one of its most critical periods confronting Coronavirus, including Iran that has led to public welfare crisis due to the governments negligence. The Iranians are also confronted with the political, economic, moral, and social [ more]

March 19th, 2020|

March 8th – ICHR Calls for an End to Gender Discrimination

International Women’s Day ICHR honours the women around the world on International Women’s Day for playing an active role in shaping their country’s future, and taking action to end gender-based discrimination and violence. Today the women around the world that have experienced discrimination and violence because of who they are, get together to celebrate woman, and women human rights defenders. The huge task of holding those responsible for these human rights violations and abuses is largely left to these courageous advocates, who work selflessly to create a more just and equal world for all. Often they do so while dealing with their own experiences of discrimination, violence, risking their own safety. It has been more than 40 years since the [ more]

March 7th, 2020|

Over 23 Kids Killed by Iran’s security forces

Country: Iran Source: Amnesty International   ICHRCANADA strongly condemns the direct firing, and use of excessive force on protesters against the sudden increase in gasoline price last November, which led to the killings of hundreds of protesters, and among them at least 23 kids (so far). The Iranian government must be held accountable for their crimes against the Iranian people. Without any further ado the government of Iran must allow an independent and impartial investigations into these killings, and those suspected of ordering and carrying them out must be prosecuted in fair trials. So Far the reports are as follows, at least 23 kids ages between 8 and 17 were killed by Iranian security forces in the nationwide protests in November [ more]

March 4th, 2020|