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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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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

6Rang, 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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Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 34th Session of the UPR Working Group- 2019

Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 34th Session of the UPR Working Group- 2019

July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Executive Summary 6Rang’s submission focuses on several key issues regarding LGBT rights in Iran and highlights the failure of Iranian authorities to undertake appropriate measures and implement the recommendations from Iran’s previous UPR reviews in 2010 and 2014. Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) remains an extremely hostile and dangerous environment for LGBT individuals and activists. […]

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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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