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Iran Human Rights Project

Iran Human Rights Project

Holding Tehran Accountable for a Record of Abuse

Iran’s leaders continually abuse the rights of their people through de jure and de facto laws that suppress their citizens’ basic freedoms. Censorship, violent arrests, and the increasing use of the death penalty are just a few of the tactics used by the Iranian regime to crackdown on its people, while homosexuals and religious minorities, particularly members of the Baha’i faith, are targeted with special ferocity. Although the UN appointed a special rapporteur on Iran in March 2011, he has been denied access to the country, signaling an even further decline in Iran’s human rights conditions.

FDD’s Iran Human Rights Project is a multi-tiered program to hold the Iranian regime accountable for its human rights violations by exposing its abusers and facilitators and giving voice to its victims.

About That Medicine Shortage in Iran…

27th October 2013 – Real Clear World

About That Medicine Shortage in Iran…

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Iran wants the West to believe that a sanctions-induced medicine shortage is causing the death of thousands of Iranian citizens, and they're using Western... more...

Analysis & Commentary

25th May 2014 – The Jerusalem Post

Iran’s War On Women

Benjamin Weinthal

Converging crackdowns on Iranian women last week brought the Islamic Republic’s misogynistic policies into focus. more...

18th May 2014 – Fox News

Persecuted Christians Flee Iran, Find Hope And Homes In Germany

Benjamin Weinthal

Iranian-born Muslims who converted to Christianity are breathing new spiritual life into communities across Germany... more...

17th May 2014 – The Jerusalem Post

Analysis: The Benefits Of Canadian Parliament’s ‘Adopt Iranian Political Prisoner’ Campaign

Benjamin Weinthal

Canada’s parliament hosted last week an “Iran Accountability Week,” which seeks to change the one-dimensional focus on Iran’s illicit nuclear program. more...

13th May 2014 – Quoted by Jessica Hume, Toronto Sun

Label Iran’s Basij as Terror Organization, Group Urges Canada

Mark Dubowitz

The Canadian government should designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard as well as its feared plain-clothes police service, the Basij, as terrorist organizations, the... more...