Human Rights News

News2019-02-11T15:20:37-04:00

Woman journalist Mina Mangal Murdered In Kabul Streets

Country: Afghanistan Media ICHRCANADA demands justice for Mina Mangal, the authorities must take immediate action to ensure justice for the victim Mina and her devastating family, as well as have an transparency in their  investigation process. “life’s of journalist are Threatened daily in Afghanistan and the government is not taking any action to end it. The international community must press for freedom of press and journalism.” Said Ardeshire Zarezadeh, Executive Director for Iran, and The Middle East at ICHR Canada.  Mina Mangal the Afghan woman journalist for 3-local TV networks, whom was also a cultural advisor to the Parliament, was attacked and shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the eastern part of Kabul on Sunday. Reported Tolo News. The police have [...]

May 13th, 2019|

End Press Suppression Worldwide

ICHR strongly calls on the governments worldwide to make the digital landscape an space of freedom, truth, and information.  Media Freedomof the media is essential. Journalism enriches our understanding of political and economic issues, and helps keep governance at every level transparent and accountable. Every attack against journalists is a blow to democracy, and the basic rights of all individuals. When press freedoms, & media workers, are attacked with impunity, a clear sign is sent.  That the search for thruth, the right to information, and the fundamental freedom to express oneselfe are NOT protected by the AUTHORITIES. World press day Is an opportunity to commit to actions that can promote more journalism, and more transparency for our societies.  The freedom of the press [...]

May 3rd, 2019|

Charity Worker Akram Nasirian Arrested Unlawfully

Country: Iran Media ICHRCanada strongly condemns Akram Nasirian’s arrest, and calls on the government of Iran to release her immediately and unconditionally.  Charity Worker, and women’s rights activists Akram Nasirian was arrested by unidentified security agents in Tehran for unknown reasons, on April 29, 2019, with out any prior notice according to the “Voice of Iranian Women” charity organization. Akram Nasirian, was working in flood-impacted areas of the country helping the people whom has suffered from the horrific floods since the Persian New Years, and was educating the Afghan immigrants to read and write, which neither are crimes.  Since her family was looking for her not knowing where she had been taken, her family was informed by Tehran’s Detective Bureau [...]

May 1st, 2019|

Spread The Voice For Mozghan Keshavarz

Country: Iran Media ICHRCanada strongly demands immediate and unconditional release of Keshavarz from the government of Iran, and they must abolish all bogus charges against her as well.  Mozhgan Kesharvarz is one of the woman who was active in white Wednesdays campaign , protesting against compulsory hijab. During the time Shaparak  “ another protester against compulsory hijab “ was in jail , she spread her voice In buses and other public transportations, talking about Shaparak and her arrest. Which led to her getting fired afterwards when the security office in her work recognized her in videos of her on social media.  Mozhgan Keshavarz also toke action in helping women whom were victims of acid attacks. She starterd writing about them [...]

May 1st, 2019|

ايران: صداى مژگان كشاورز باشيم

ICHRCanada به شدت خواستار آزادی فوری و بدون قید و شرط مژگان كشاورز از حکومت ایران است و مقامات باید تمامی اتهامات دروغین علیه او را لغو کنند. Media مژگان كشاورز یکی از زنانی است که در مبارزات  چهارشنبه هاى سفید، با اعتراض به حجاب اجباری، فعال بوده است. زمانى كه شاپارک "یکی دیگر از اعتراض کنندگان علیه اجباری اجباری" در زندان بود، او صدای خود را در اتوبوس ها و سایر حمل و نقل عمومی پخش کرد، و در مورد شاپاراک و دستگیری او صحبت کرد. پس از آن، هنگامی که اداره امنیت در کار او فیلم های او را در رسانه های اجتماعی به ديد منجر به اخراج وی شد. مژگان کشاورز همچنین اقدام به کمک زنانی كرد [...]

May 1st, 2019|

Numerous labor activists arrested on International Labor Day

Country: Iran Media International Center for Human Rights (ICHR) stands in solidarity with the workers, and urges the Iranian government to release the prisoners of labor and civil rights defenders immediately and unconditionally. The Iranian government must stop its repressive behavior.  Reports from Tehran indicate the arrest of numerous labor activists on International Labor Day in front of Parliament in Tehran on Wednesday. According to several workers' organizations, those arrested are Reza Shahabi, Hassan Saeedi, Vahid Fereidouni, Mohammad Ali Aslaghi, Rasul Taleb Moghaddam, Asadollah Soleimani, Naser Moharamzadeh and Ms. Shiri, members of the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran Bus Company.  A rally in front of the parliament was held with the call of independent labor organizations. The crowds included a [...]

May 1st, 2019|