On The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Index of Democracy Iran ranked 145 out of 167 in 2008 and 158 out of 167 in 2014. Introduction. The authorities heavily suppressed the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly. CHRI investigates and documents rights violations occurring throughout Iran, relying on first-hand accounts to expose abuses that would otherwise go unreported.

Human Rights and Religious Freedom in Iran Any discussion of religious freedoms in Iran must be set within the broader context for human rights and civil liberties under the current leadership. The state of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran has been criticized both by Iranians and international human right activists, writers, and NGOs. Iran has been designated as a CPC since 1999. On December 18, Secretary Pompeo re-designated Iran as a “Country of Particular Concern” (CPC) under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 for having engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of religious freedom. The 47-nation council adopted the report after a …

Iran 2019. More on: Human Rights. This section might be more accurately termed the lack of human rights in Iran.. Iran. According to the newest State Department Report on Human Rights, published in May 2013, Iran has one of the world's worst records when it comes to the treatment of its citizens.. Asserting that the most serious violations of human rights by state rulers are motivated by political and economic factors rather than the purported concern for cultural authenticity, Afshari examines one particular state that has claimed cultural exception to the universality of human rights, the Islamic Republic of Iran. The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday praised Tehran in a periodic review of Iran’s rights record. This publication is now archived. Security forces used lethal force unlawfully to crush protests, killing hundreds, and arbitrarily detaining thousands of protesters. The Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and promotion of human rights in Iran. The United Nations General Assembly and the Human Rights Commission have condemned prior and ongoing abuses in Iran in published critiques and several resolutions.

It is a non partisan and politically independent organization with its base in Oslo, Norway. Iran Human Rights (IHR) is a non-profit, human rights organization with members inside and outside Iran. The authorities arbitrarily detained over 200 human rights defenders and imposed sentences of imprisonment and flogging against many of them.

Freedom of expression and religion are restricted.

The newly released U.N. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran savaged Tehran’s failure to adhere to basic human rights norms. The human rights situation in Iran is poor.