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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

Facebook0TwitteremailPrint6Rang, 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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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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More than 10 UN Member States Call on Iran to Decriminalise Consensual Same-Sex Relations

More than 10 UN Member States Call on Iran to Decriminalise Consensual Same-Sex Relations

November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrint6Rang, 8 November 2019: during the 34th round of Universal Periodic Review, 11 of the several recommendations made to the Islamic Republic of Iran by UN member states exclusively addressed the rights of sexual minorities. In general, these countries asked Iran to end the criminalisation of consensual same-sex conduct between adults and to end discrimination […]

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UN Secretary-General tables human rights violations against LGBTI in Iran

UN Secretary-General tables human rights violations against LGBTI in Iran

October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrint6Rang, 1 October 2019: UN Secretary-General has confirmed the use of “reparative therapy” to “cure” persons of their same-sex attraction or gender non-conformity in his latest report on the situation of human rights in Iran to the General Assembly. Referring to a 6Rang report, António Guterres pointed out that the only other choice put forward […]

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UN Committee challenged Iran over LGBTI rights

UN Committee challenged Iran over LGBTI rights

March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Facebook0TwitteremailPrint The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) raised several questions to Iran’s delegation on the rights of LGBTI individuals in its two-day review last week, including the questions about coercive treatments. The Islamic Republic of Iran’s representative at the UN’s 17th Session of the CRPD, which took place in Geneva […]

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