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Defenders of Human Rights Center

Defenders of Human Rights Center (http://www.humanrights-ir.org/english/) was first established in Iran in 2002 at the initiative of the Nobel Peace Laureate Shiring Ebadi. Since its foundation the Center's lawyers have assisted more than 5000 defenders on a pro-Bono basis.The Human Rights Center promotes human rights, women rights, free and fair elections and due process of law. The center campaigns also for the end of child execution in Iran.

In January 2010 the Defenders of Human Rights Center was illegally closed down by the Islamic Republic's security forces.One of its founders, Shirin Ebadi, has been forced to exile in Europe, where she continues her advocacy work in defense of human rights.

Defenders of Human Rights Center
September 27, 2017
Defenders of Human Rights Center
March 20, 2017
Defenders of Human Rights Center
February 20, 2017
Defenders of Human Rights Center
November 22, 2016
Defenders of Human Rights Center
August 25, 2015
Defenders of Human Rights Center
April 23, 2015
Defenders of Human Rights Center
February 19, 2015