UN Special Rapporteur

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  • UN Official 2022-06-15 20:55

    Sanctions profoundly affected lives of Iranians: UN Special Rapporteur

    TEHRAN - Alena Douhan, the UN Human Rights Council’s Special Rapporteur, who recently visited Iran, spoke about the effects of sanctions on Iran, especially the lives of ordinary Iranians. 

  • Alena Douhan 2022-05-20 21:39

    UN special rapporteur: Sanctions have negatively affected people, particularly the most vulnerable

    TEHRAN — At the end of a 12-day trip to Iran, Alena Douhan, the UN Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures (UCMs) on the enjoyment of human rights, issued a press release late on Wednesday about preliminary assessments of her visit to the sanctions-hit Iran.

  • Cancer patients 2022-05-20 21:21

    Why is BBC trying to reverse reality?

    TEHRAN — Alena Douhan, the UN Special Rapporteur on sanctions, visited Tehran on May 7. Douhan, who has previously studied the effects of sanctions in Qatar, Venezuela and Zimbabwe, came to Tehran to comprehensively investigate the effects of sanctions on the daily lives of Iranians.

  • Alena Douhan 2022-05-18 21:17

    “My task is to show facts, which sometimes are horrible,” Alena Douhan says

    UN special rapporteur: No good intention justifies illegal sanctions

    TEHRAN — Speaking in a press briefing on Wednesday, the last day of her mission to Tehran, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Unilateral Coercive Measures (UCM) spoke about the reality of the sanctions’ impacts on the lives of the Iranian people.

  • Alena Douhan 2022-05-10 21:39

    UN official probing detrimental effects of sanctions in Iran

    TEHRAN- Kazem Gharibabadi, Secretary of the Judiciary's Human Rights Council and Deputy Judiciary Chief for International Affairs, has stated that the mission of the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights, Alena Douhan, is simply to investigate the effects of sanctions on Iran and she has no mission to investigate other issues.

  • Alena Douhan 2022-05-06 21:19

    UN special rapporteur to visit Iran

    TEHRAN — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights will start a visit to Iran on Sunday, Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights Kazem Gharibabadi announced on Thursday.

  • Ershadi 2021-10-30 21:06

    Iran rejects ‘weaponization of human rights, selectivity and double standards’

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian diplomat in New York has called on certain states to stop weaponizing human rights amid tensions between Iran and the United Nations over a UN report criticizing Iran’s human rights record. 

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-10-29 19:05

    Iran rejects UN human rights report as ‘biased and politically-motivated’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reacted to the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran, dismissing it as “biased and confrontational.”

  • Agnes Callamard 2020-01-03 16:11

    Soleimani assassination unlawful: UN Special Rapporteur

    TEHRAN– Special Rapporteur of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said that Qasem Soleimani's assassination is unlawful and violates international human rights law.