Human Rights News

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

Pneumonia kills a child every 39 seconds

World Pneumonia Day; Media On World Pneumonia Day, ICHR urges the governments to step up investments in vaccines to prevent the disease, and in health services and medicines to treat Pneumonia. This is a forgotten global epidemic demands an urgent international response. World Pneumonia Day provides an annual forum for the world to stand together and demand action in the fight against pneumonia. Pneumonia killed more than 800,000 babies and young children last year - or one child every 39 seconds - despite being curable and mostly preventable. The fact that this preventable, treatable and easily diagnosed disease is still the world's biggest killer of young children is absolutely shocking. Pneumonia is a lung disease that can be caused by [...read more]

November 12th, 2019|

Armenian Catholic Priest Killed in Syria

Country: Syria According to the news, The Armenian government has condemned the murders of two Armenians, including a priest, on Monday in Syria’s Der-El-Zor province. Father Hovsep Bedoyan, the parish priest for the Armenian Catholic community in the northern Syrian city of Qamishli on the Turkish border, and his father Apraham Bedoyan have died. According to the deacon from the nearby town of Al-Hasakeh, who survived with minor injuries, the car was ambushed at a checkpoint to Deir ez-Zor, by unidentified gunmen and opened fire on their car before the assailants fled on their motorcycles. The elder Bedoyan died instantly, while his son succumbed to his wounds during transit to a nearby hospital.  The pair had been traveling with the [...read more]

November 12th, 2019|

Kurdish Teacher Falsely Accused and Detained

Country: Iran ICHR strongly condemns the arrest of Zahra Mohammadi whom has been falsely accused, and Calls on the government of Iran to release her immediately and unconditionally. Zahra Mohammadi has been Detained Almost for Six Months, and for over Two Months she has been Incommunicado, on false charges. Kurdish language teacher Zahra Mohammadi has been in detention in Sanandaj, the capital of Iran’s Kurdistan Province, since May 23, 2019, falsely accused of “propaganda against the state,” and “acting against national security” because of alleged contacts with opposition parties. Mohammadi is a member of the board of directors at Nojin, a licensed language institute in Sanandaj, where she also taught Kurdish. She was arrested along with two of her colleagues, [...read more]

November 12th, 2019|

Ahwaz people protesting the murder of innocent young poet Hassan Heydari

Country: Iran Media; The uprising of the Ahwaz people Today, the people of Ahvaz came together in the streets to break the silence on the crimes and inhumane behavior of the Iranian government, with the slogan no to the dictatorship and anti-humanity  Islamic Republic of Iran. And they call on the Iranian government to answer for their crimes of conspiring to kill and burn down civil servants and activists in Coffee shops to the killing of a young and innocent poet. It's not about the crime of killing a young innocent poet.  But it is a about the regime that’s founded on oppression and crimes against humanity, which must end. The dictatorship government of Iran must end their ongoing crimes [...read more]

November 11th, 2019|

Iran Must End Criminalizing Women For Not Choosing Hijab

Country: Iran Media; ICHR strongly condemns the government of Iran for Criminalizing  women for not choosing hijab, and they must End their extreme form of gender discrimination and all type of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment that profoundly damages women's human dignity. In Iran, for over 40 years the Islamic Republic Government has continuously executed widespread tactical and systematic human rights violations both inside and outside of the country. The people of Iran specially the women, children, workers, teachers, students, LGBs, and sexual, ethnic and religious minorities, as well as the Muslims are not immune from the suppression, crimes, and the human rights violations of the regime. Basically the dictator government of Iran decides what qualifies as human rights, and [...read more]

November 10th, 2019|

Golrokh Iraee Was Arrested Again

Country: Iran ICHR strongly condemns government of Iran for their outrageous crimes against humanity. Harassing, and imprisoning civilians for practicing their rights to freedom of expression is a crime against their rights. Government of Iran must release Golrokh Iraee immediately and unconditionally as well as dropping all the charges against her from her previous arrest and recent arrest. Practicing freedom of expression is not a crime, Golrokh was simply asking for medical care for her imprisoned husband, Arash Sadeghi. That’s not a crime. Golrokh Iraee Ebrahimi, author and human rights activists was imprisoned in Iran on the basis of an unpublished story she had written about the inhumane practice of stoning. After serving 3yrs in Evin Prison she was released [...read more]

November 9th, 2019|