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On Average, One Person Executed Every Eight Hours in 2011

januari 16, 2011
Kurdish Prisoner Executed; At Least 15 Other Kurdish Political Prisoners in Danger of Execution

(16 January 2011) The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran called on the Iranian Parliament and the Judiciary to immediately institute a moratorium on executions and to move swiftly to abolish the death penalty, in the face of skyrocketing executions following unfair trials and opaque judicial proceedings. 

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januari 7, 2011

De ekonomiska, sociala och kulturella (ESK-) rättigheterna ska säkra det som många människor betraktar som de mest grundläggande mänskliga behoven. Vår överlevnad är beroende av mat, vatten och hälsa, det arbete eller den utbildning vi går till om dagarna eller skydd om vi saknar arbete eller utbildning.

 I Sverige och i stora delar av den övriga världen har ESK-rättigheterna länge betraktats som mindre viktiga än de medborgerliga och politiska rättigheterna. Detta trots att konventionerna trädde i kraft samma år och båda har sitt ursprung i FN:s allmänna förklaring om de mänskliga rättigheterna.

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The Family Protection Bill Hurts Not Only Women, but Men and Children Too

Interview with Farideh Gheyrat on the Family Support Bill

Saturday 13 November 2010

Translated by: Sussan Tahmasebi

ILNA: Farideh Gheyrat, lawyer, believes that Article 24 [seeking to limit Mehrieh by identifying a national standard] of the Family Protection Bill should be eliminated, because the setting of limits on Mehrieh [sum of money to be paid to the wife on her demand agreed upon in the Marriage contract], is not in line with the law, nor is it in line with Sharia or Islamic Jurisprudence.

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International Campaign to Promote Sexual and Bodily Rights across Muslim Societies

Tuesday 9 November 2010

On November 9, 2010, the 2nd international “One Day One Struggle” Campaign to promote sexual and bodily rights in Muslim societies will take place in 12 countries across Middle East, North Africa, South and Southeast Asia.

 With diverse, groundbreaking actions and events, almost 50 participating Human Rights organizations, Universities and Municipalities will simultaneously call for public attention to issues like Right to Information, Sexuality Education, Sexual Health, Bodily Autonomy and Sexual Rights of Individuals, LGBTTQ Rights, Sexual Diversity and Islam, Sexuality and Shari’a as well as the struggle to stop sexual rights violations ranging from Polygamy to killings of women, gay people and transsexuals.

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