In a statement, the Iranian Veterinarians’ Association took an official stance on the round-up of household pets by the Police Force. According to a Khabar online report, the text of the letter is as follows: “In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful God’s Messenger (Peace Be upon Him) says: “Do not hit animals [...]
GENEVA (25 January 2013) – A group of United Nations independent experts on Iran, peaceful assembly and of association, extrajudicial executions, torture and minorities today urged the Iranian authorities to halt the execution of five Ahwazi activists, who are at imminent risk after their death sentences were recently upheld by the Supreme Court. According to [...]
Thirty-two years ago, on 20 January 1981, American hostages in Iran were released. In Iran, however, a different anniversary is celebrated every year: November 4, the day the US embassy was overtaken by revolutionary students. Burning US and Israeli flags and shouting “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” have been a common feature of these celebrations. What is often ignored in the political context of the occasion, however, is the impact that such events have on children.
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ABF applauds the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) condemnation today, November 27th, of the dismal human rights situation in Iran. ABF, along with several other human rights groups, had called on the UNGA members to support the resolution on the promotion and protection of human rights of the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee of [...]