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DEATH PENALTY IN MIDDLE EAST

INTERNATIONAL CENTER for HUMAN RIGHTS (ICHR) Death Penalty Nations around the globe carry out particular punishments for the conduct of individuals which are condemned by the state's government. The diversity of criminal conducts lead the government of each state to evolve and exploit range of punishment strategies. The notion of "execution" arose ever since the human beings commenced to acknowledge the necessity of  implementing  punishments in legal codes to address prevention of serious crimes. Nowadays, individuals receive death penalty as a punishment around the world but  the types, the grounds for imposing executions and the judiciary legal procedures differ substantially in each state. In this article we tend to discuss the types of capital punishment in different states and demonstrate [...]

November 6th, 2017|

ICHR Met France Consul General To Offer Condolences

Sunday, November 15th, 2015, two days after the tragic attacks in Paris, The International Center for Human Rights in Canada organized a rally in Nathan Phillips Square in honour of the recently murdered victims of Paris terrorist attacks. The march started from the City Hall at 1:15pm towards the Consulate General of France in Toronto. The November 13th Paris attacks tragedy raised concerns, sorrow and sadness within citizens of the Glob. The authorities of various states took steps to send condolences to France as well as pledging solidarity with its people. On Sunday, November 15th, 2015, two days after the tragic attacks in Paris, The International Center for Human Rights in Canada organized a rally in Nathan Phillips Square in honour of [...]

November 6th, 2017|

Amnesty Report: Middle East and North Africa Overview

As 2014 drew to a close, the world reflected on a year that was catastrophic for millions of people across the Middle East and North Africa; a year that saw unceasing armed conflict and horrendous abuses in Syria and Iraq, civilians in Gaza bearing the brunt of the deadliest round of fighting so far between Israel and Hamas, and Libya come increasingly to resemble a failed state caught up in incipient civil war. Yemen too remained a deeply divided society whose central authorities faced a Shi’a insurgency in the north, a vocal movement for secession in the south, and continuing insurgency in the southwest. With the year in view, the heady hopes for change that drove the popular uprisings that [...]

November 6th, 2017|

Iran Human Rights Violation Report in 2014/15

THE AUTHORITIES RESTRICTED FREEDOMS OF EXPRESSION, ASSOCIATION AND ASSEMBLY, ARRESTING, DETAINING AND PROSECUTING IN UNFAIR TRIALS MINORITY AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS ACTIVISTS, JOURNALISTS, HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND OTHERS WHO VOICED DISSENT. TORTURE AND OTHER ILL-TREATMENT REMAINED PREVALENT AND WERE COMMITTED WITH IMPUNITY. WOMEN AND ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS MINORITIES FACED PERVASIVE DISCRIMINATION IN LAW AND PRACTICE.   AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: THE AUTHORITIES RESTRICTED FREEDOMS OF EXPRESSION, ASSOCIATION AND ASSEMBLY, ARRESTING, DETAINING AND PROSECUTING IN UNFAIR TRIALS MINORITY AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS ACTIVISTS, JOURNALISTS, HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND OTHERS WHO VOICED DISSENT. TORTURE AND OTHER ILL-TREATMENT REMAINED PREVALENT AND WERE COMMITTED WITH IMPUNITY. WOMEN AND ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS MINORITIES FACED PERVASIVE DISCRIMINATION IN LAW AND PRACTICE. FLOGGING AND AMPUTATION SENTENCES WERE REPORTEDLY CARRIED OUT, SOME [...]

November 6th, 2017|

ICHR to Minister Blaney: ban the activities of organizations promoting Islamic Republic’s ideology

The International Center for Human Rights sent a letter to the Honorable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety of Canada, in regard to celebrating Ayatollah' Khomeini's life and deef in Toronto and requested government's action. ICHR believes that this event is against the criminal code of Canada and organizers are promoting hate speech. The International Center for Human Rights sent a letter to the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety of Canada, in regard to celebrating Ayatollah' Khomeini's life and deed in Toronto and requested government's action. ICHR believes that this event is against the criminal code of Canada and organizers are promoting hate speech.   20 May 2015 The Honourable Steven Blaney Minister of Public Safety of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, Canada K1A 0A6 [...]

November 6th, 2017|

Canadian Resident and Activist Mostafa Azizi Sentenced to 8 years jail in Iran

Iranian-Canadian Mostafa Azizi, writer and TV producer, was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment in Iran today at the revolutionary court. Mr. azizi , 53,  was arrested on February 01, 2015 shortly after his return to Iran to care for his ailing father, spent over two weeks in solitary confinement under Revolutionary Guard ‘s Intelligence Service detention (ward 2-A) before transferring to Evin Prison’s general ward. Iranian-Canadian Mostafa Azizi, writer and TV producer, was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment in Iran today at the revolutionary court. Mr. azizi , 53,  was arrested on February 01, 2015 shortly after his return to Iran to care for his ailing father, spent over two weeks in solitary confinement under Revolutionary Guard ‘s Intelligence Service detention (ward [...]

November 6th, 2017|