Human Rights News

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

Iran; Girl Day Is Celebrated, while Honour Killings reigns the country

Country; Iran Recently girl day was celebrated in Iran, and yet at the same time girls are being Killed for honour. As Under the laws of the Islamic Republic government, male domination, misogyny and child abuse are legal. ICHR strongly condemns the government of Iran for allowing “honour killing” and not prosecuting the responsible party, justice must be served for each one of the “honour killings” victims. Girls are not safe in their own homes, not from government, nor the police, and they are persecuted, abused, prostituted, sold, and forced into marriage from age 9. Just recently there are viral news of honour killings of girls all over the social media, and all because these girls were practicing their humanities [...read more]

June 22nd, 2020|

Displacement Camps In Kurdistan Region’s Are In Deteriorating Conditions

ICHR calls on the international community for long-term solutions, to support and help the Displaced Yezidis in Kurdistan Region camps. Many of the approximately 70 million refugees worldwide are facing a double crisis: on top of fleeing war_torn countries, they’re now facing scarce basic necessities, like soap and clean water, to fend off COVID-19.  The lack of electricity and humanitarian assistance at displacement camps in the Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province is taking its toll on the IDPs. People who live in the camps, especially members of the ethnic-minority Yezidi (Ezidi) community, have asked for electricity and water as their living conditions are deteriorating, over the last five years.  ICHR have been Honouring Refugees week with the Mission of raising awareness, [...read more]

June 22nd, 2020|

World Refugees Day 2020; Every Action Counts

ICHR stands in solidarity with refugees worldwide, and we urge the international communities to spread more help and support to end the refugee crisis. ICHR have been Honouring World Refugees Day with the Mission of raising awareness, and helping refugee camps with the hope to end refugee crisis. The strength and resilience of the millions of people around the world fleeing conflict, insecurity, and persecution must be  honoured  worldwide, The hardships they face must be acknowledged and we should celebrate the significant contributions they make to our communities. The COVID-19 pandemic and the recent anti-racism protests have shown us how desperately we need to fight for a more inclusive and equal world: a world where no one is left behind. This [...read more]

June 20th, 2020|

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 [...read 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 [...read 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 [...read more]

May 12th, 2020|