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NGOs request the renewal of UN Special Rapporteur on Iran

NGOs request the renewal of UN Special Rapporteur on Iran

June 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organizations, urge your government to support resolution A/HRC/43/L.8 on human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran renewing the mandate of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran during the 43rd session […]

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187 organisations urge states to protect LGBTI rights affected by COVID-19 pandemic

187 organisations urge states to protect LGBTI rights affected by COVID-19 pandemic

June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

As reported by ILGA World: In line with the call to action signed by 96 human rights experts, organisations working for the protection of the human rights of persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) globally have urged States and stakeholders to ensure that this public health emergency will neither […]

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Iran refuses to end the criminalisation and punishment of same-sex sexual conduct

Iran refuses to end the criminalisation and punishment of same-sex sexual conduct

March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

6Rang, 12 March 2020: In its replies to the many recommendations received from several countries during the third cycle of Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Iran did not accept to end the criminalisation and punishment of persons for consensual same-sex relation or to pose a moratorium on the death penalty imposed on this basis. In its […]

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Simply put, human rights for us means being able to be ourselves

Simply put, human rights for us means being able to be ourselves

December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today is #HumanRightsDay (Dec 10). To commemorate this day, ILGA ASIA asked its co-chairs, Shadi Amin and Candy D Yun, what Human Rights means to them. ILGA Asia also said, “We, ILGA Asia, will not stop raising our voices until LGBTI rights are recognised as universal human rights in the whole Asia region.” “Human rights means to have the right […]

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The Situation of LGBT Children in Iran

The Situation of LGBT Children in Iran

June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

This report was written by the Iranian Lesbian and Transgender Network (6Rang) for the occasion of the third periodic review of the Islamic Republic of Iran by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. The submission focuses on human rights abuses suffered by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adolescents in Iran, which […]

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