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

March for Justice for the Victims of Flight PS752

ICHR supports the Association of Families of Flight PS752 Victims, marching to protest for justice for the victims of the flight PS752, demanding a criminal investigation into the matter by the Government of Canada. 18 months has passed since the Regime’s terrorist act of downing Flight Ps752 by IRGC’s (Revolutionary Guard's) two missiles, a deliberate action that took 176 innocent lives and today the countries involved are playing games with justice instead of pursuing it. ICHR stands in solidarity with the families of Flight PS752 victims in continued pursued of Justice, and demands from the government of Canada do take serious actions to ensure the victims receive the justice they deserve, instead of dragging accountability for this atrocity. Canada must [...read more]

August 4th, 2021|

Khuzestan Protests; Iranians Must Have The Right To Protest Without Death Threats

ICHR strongly stands in solidarity with the thirsty people of Khuzestan and firmly condemns the repression, persecution and killing of the people whom are seeking water. The United Nations must take serious actions to pressure the Iranian authorities to allow the public to express their criticism without the risk of violence or the threat of imprisonment, and death. Iran is facing the biggest drought crisis. Due to the widespread mismanagement and corruption of the anti-people government officials in the economic and environmental spheres, and the illegal imprisonments of environmental activists, have exacerbated the crisis. Less than a week after the beginning of the protests of the people of Khuzestan against the lack of water and electricity, the anti-people government of [...read more]

July 21st, 2021|

Forced Marriage Of Children Ordered By The Taliban Is A Brutal Attack On Their Rights

ICHR strongly condemns the Forced marriage of children ordered by the Taliban and calls it the highest level of an outrageous brutal violation, and attack on their human rights. The Taliban's order to identify girls over the age of 15 for forced marriages should not only make headlines, the unite nations must interfere and take serious and firm actions to stop such atrocity. The Taliban have instructed tribal elders to announce the names of girls over the age of 15 to marry their soldiers. This only shows how inhumanly, and disgracefully vast Taliban’s disregard for rule of laws as well as human rights are. This anti-child, anti-woman, anti-human order of the Taliban was issued in a situation where the Islamic [...read more]

July 14th, 2021|

Media Release: Canada Must Find Iranian Regime Criminally Responsible Over PS752 Atrocity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canada Must Find Iranian Regime Criminally Responsible Over Flight PS752 Atrocity Toronto, Canada - June 28, 2021 The International Centre for Human Rights Canada (ICHR) held an event on Monday June 28 via Zoom to review the Canadian government’s response to the Ukrainian Airline Flight PS752 atrocity, including the recent Forensics Report in which the shooting down of the civilian passenger plane by Iran’s IRGC was not found to be “premeditated”.   ICHR has reviewed the government’s forensic report thoroughly and concludes that this report does nothing to aid in the pursuit of justice for the victims of Flight PS752 and instead appears to favour the position of the Iranian regime. According to Ardeshir Zarezadeh, ICHR Director, Canada [...read more]

June 29th, 2021|

World Refugee Day; Refugee Rights Are Human Rights Welcome Refugees

ICHR’s visit to the overcrowded displacement camps in Iraq and turkey. ICHR stands with refugees and urges the world specially the host governments to welcome more refugees from conflict zones and protect them from persecution and violence. Seeking refuge is a fundamental universal human rights as refugees have the right to life, liberty and to seek asylum from persecution. On this day we want to highlight that The number of people forced to flee their homes due to conflict, war, human rights abuses and other on unspeakable dangers has reached a record breaking of 82.4 million. The situation of thousands of refugees and asylum seekers around the world is at critical point, and serious crisis. The lack of humanitarian assistance [...read more]

June 20th, 2021|

Iran: President Elect Raisi Must Be Prosecuted For Crimes Against Humanity

"Presidency Of Raisi Is A Grave Injustice And He Must Be Prosecuted For Crimes Against Humanity. A Murderer Who Was Sanctioned For His Crimes Should Not Be Allowed To Sit In The Un And With Other Governments Of The World." ICHR strongly condemns the election of Ebrahim Raisi as President as he holds a high record of gross human rights violations and mass execution of dissidents, and he should be prosecuted for crime against humanity. No title absolves him of his crimes, Not even presidency. The election of Raisi, the ally of Khamenei, for presidency, in an undemocratic and unfair process, guaranties the continuation and new wave of persecution and repression of dissent domestically, and a return to a more [...read more]

June 19th, 2021|
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