IRAN

Human rights are "deteriorating", according to the UN

NEWS

March 17 th, 2015

 

 

A surge in executions, imprisonment of journalists and activists, discrimination against women and minorities… Ahmed Shaheed, UN special reporter, on Monday painted a dark picture of human rights in Iran during the presentation of his latest report to the Council of Human Rights in Geneva. While negotiations in Switzerland on the Iranian nuclear situation are entering a decisive phase, Shaheed called for maintaining pressure on Tehran. "I note some improvement, but the general situation in Iran remains quite disastrous", said Shaheed.

 

 


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