Report of UN Secretary General on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran at the Human Rights Council in Geneva

Apr 8, 20110 comments

Report of the UN Secretary General – September 2010 Download PDF of this report United Nations General Assembly Human Rights Council, Sixteenth session 28 March 2011 Document A/HRC/16/75 Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General Interim report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran Summary The present report is submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 65/226, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit an interim report to the Human Rights Council at its sixteenth session. The report reflects the patterns and trends in the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran and provides information on the progress made in the implementation of resolution 65/226, including recommendations to improve its implementation. In that resolution, the Assembly called upon the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to address the substantive concerns highlighted in the previous report of the Secretary-General (A/65/370) and the specific calls to action found in previous resolutions of the Assembly (resolutions 63/191, 62/168 and 64/176), and to respect fully its human rights obligations, in law and in practice, in relation to a number of specifically identified concerns. Read the full article here: