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ILGA World launched its 2019 Annual Report

ILGA World launched its 2019 Annual Report

September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrintThis exciting report covers ILGA World’s work in advancing equality around the world over the past year by giving an overview of the current impact as well as the future path. Access the full report here: With this report, ILGA World has thanked all of those whose work and commitment has resulted in these great […]

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42% of Iranian LGBTI are victims of sexual violence and rape, new 6Rang report finds

42% of Iranian LGBTI are victims of sexual violence and rape, new 6Rang report finds

September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrint62% of Iranian LGBTI experience one or more forms of violence perpetuated by their immediate family; nearly 30% of them experience sexual violence and more than 77% of them physical violence; close to 38% of them are under pressure for forced marriage. London (September 2020) In its report, Hidden Wounds: A Research Report on Violence […]

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6Rang contributes to Human Rights Committee review of Iran

6Rang contributes to Human Rights Committee review of Iran

August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrintHuman Rights Committee is the body of independent experts that monitors the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) by its State parties. In preparation for the list of issues for the 130th session of the Committee, 6Rang has made a written a contribution as an alternative report on the situation […]

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IDAHOBIT release: Covid-19 related hate and homophobia must stop

IDAHOBIT release: Covid-19 related hate and homophobia must stop

May 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrintTo: Mr. Victor Madrigal-Borloz, UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity Mr. Joseph Cannataci, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy Ms. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism Mr. David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and […]

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“Building alliances to strengthen the movement”: the eighth ILGA Asia conference

“Building alliances to strengthen the movement”: the eighth ILGA Asia conference

March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrintHeld in August 2019, the eighth ILGA Asia conference welcomed 310 LGBTI activists and allies form 46 countries to Seoul, South Korea. Participants represented ILGA member organisations from all regions as well as 34 ILGA Asia member organisations including 6Rang (Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network). This year’s theme was “Building Alliances to Strengthen the Movement,” […]

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LGBTI pupils and education in Iran

LGBTI pupils and education in Iran

February 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrintIn Iran, discrimination and exclusion of LGBTI founded in the legal framework also has a prominence in the education sphere. The law in Iran lays the foundation for the human rights abuses against LGBTI people. This legal regime prohibits consensual same-sex conduct and perceived expressions of lesbian, gay, and transgender identity. The Penal Code imposes […]

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6Rang letter to Dutch government regarding its asylum policy for Iranian LGBTQI

6Rang letter to Dutch government regarding its asylum policy for Iranian LGBTQI

February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrintCurrent situation of LGBTQI rights in Iran: from systematic persecution to the imposition of the death penalty Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken Ministerie van Justitie & Veiligheid Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal February 2020 Dear Minister and Deputy‐Minister, We write to you in response to the Deputy‐Minister’s letter (19 637, nr. 2508), dated 1 July 2019 and […]

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Broadcasting Forced Confessions: IRIB Must be Stopped

Broadcasting Forced Confessions: IRIB Must be Stopped

January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrintIranian and International human rights defenders urge the Council of the European Union to take more restrictive measures against the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) for broadcasting and taking part in the production of forced confessions. TO: The Council of the European Union January 30, 2020 Your Excellencies, The undersigned of this joint letter […]

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Defending LGBT Rights in Iran is more urgent than ever

Defending LGBT Rights in Iran is more urgent than ever

December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrint6Rang statement for the International Human Rights Day 2019 International Human Rights Day this year is different for us. We approach this day shortly after extended protests in Iran over petrol prices, government corruption, widespread poverty, lack of political and civil liberties, and internet shutdown. The numbers of casualties resulting from the atrocious government crackdown […]

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Adopt Resolution Requiring the Peaceful Protesters’ Release from Detention in Iran

Adopt Resolution Requiring the Peaceful Protesters’ Release from Detention in Iran

December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrintNational, regional and international civil society organisations call on the UN TO: All Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York Your Excellencies, The undersigned national, regional and international civil society organizations urge your government to support resolution A/C.3/74/L.27, adopted by the General Assembly’s Third Committee on 14 November 2019, when it comes for […]

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