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Human rights in Iran

Human rights in Iran

testimony of Brian Wrobel, Amnesty International to the Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives February 28, 1978.

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Published by A.I.U.S.A. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wrobel, Brian.,
  • Civil rights -- Iran.

  • Edition Notes

    Typescript.

    ContributionsWrobel, Brian., United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on International Operations., Amnesty International.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 leaves ;
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14086955M

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The universal declaration of human rights --Elimination of slavery and servitude --Prohibition of forced labor --Prohibition of genocide --Prevention of racial discrimination --Elimination of discrimination concerning employment and occupation --Elimination of . HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN FACT SHEET INSTITUTIONALISED HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES Many of the human rights abuses taking place in Iran are embedded into the legal structures of the country. Iranian law is based on a Shiite interpretation of sharia, although vestiges of the civil law put in place under the overthrown Pahlavi dynasty Size: 1MB.

    Iran Human Rights. Amnesty International has been documenting and campaigning around serious human rights violations in Iran including detention of human rights defenders and other prisoners of conscience, unfair trials, torture and mistreatment in detention, deaths in custody and the application of the death penalty. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Islamic cultural relativism in human rights discourse --The Shiite theocracy --The right of life --The right to freedom from torture --The right to liberty and security of person and to freedom from arbitrary arrest --The right to a fair trial --The right to freedom of conscience, .

      The periodic review is meant to examine governments’ commitments to human rights and promote freedoms for their citizens. Iran’s .   UNTIL WE ARE FREE My Fight for Human Rights in Iran By Shirin Ebadi pp. Random House. $ The nuclear deal with Iran has been reached, and sanctions have been lifted. In Iran’s recent.


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