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Research Resources

General Reports

"Codifying Repression: An Assessment of Iran's New Penal Code," Human Rights Watch, August 29, 2012.

Monitoring Iran: One Year into the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran,” International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, March 12, 2012.

Iran’s Secret Hangings: Mass Unannounced Executions In Mashhad’s Vakilabad Prison,” International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, January 5, 2012.

Human Rights & Democracy: The 2010 FCO Report,” U.K. Foreign & Commonwealth Office, April 1, 2011.

Official Distortion and Disinformation: A Guide to Iran’s Human Rights Crisis,” International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, March 2011.

The Islamic Republic at 31: Post-Election Abuses Show Serious Human Rights Crisis,” Human Rights Watch, February 2010.
 

United Nations Reports

Report Of The Secretary-General On The Situation Of Human Rights In The Islamic Republic Of Iran,” Human Rights Council, March 20, 2012.

Interim Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran,” Human Rights Council, March 14, 2011.

The Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran,” United Nations General Assembly, September 15, 2010.

 

U.S. Government Reports

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, “2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Iran,” United States Department of State, 2012.

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, “2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Iran,” United States Department of State, April 8, 2011.

Testimony of Michael Posner, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, "Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs," May 11, 2011.


The Status of Women

Silencing the Women’s Rights Movement in Iran,” Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, August 2010.


Perpetrators of Human Rights Violations

Men of Violence: Perpetrators of the Post-Election Crackdown,” International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, June 2010.

A Year Later: Suppression Continues,” Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, June 12, 2010.


Opposition Movements

Abbas Milani, “The Iran Primer: The Green Movement,” United States Institute of Peace.


Use of the Death Penalty

Death Sentences and Executions 2010,” Amnesty International, 2011.


Minorities in Iran

We Are a Buried Generation: Discrimination and Violence against Sexual Minorities in Iran,” Human Rights Watch, December 15, 2010.

Iran: Freedom of Expression and Association in the Kurdish Regions,” Human Rights Watch, January 2009.

 

Human Rights Sanctions

The Council of the European Union, “Council Regulation No 359/2011 of 12 April 2011 Concerning Restrictive Measures Directed Against Certain Persons, Entities and Bodies in View of the Situation in Iran,” Official Journal of the European Union, April 14, 2011.

United States Department of State, Media Note, “Departments of the Treasury and State Announce Designations for Human Rights Abuses in Iran,” February 23, 2011.

United States Department of the Treasury, Press Release, “Fact Sheet: New Executive Order Targeting Iranian Officials Responsible For Or Complicit In Serious Human Rights Abuses,” September 29, 2010.

The White House, Press Release, “Executive Order Designating Iranian Officials Responsible for or Complicit in Serious Human Rights Abuses,” September 29, 2010.