Iran: Submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 13/019/2012

This briefing is submitted by Amnesty International in advance of the adoption by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of a list of issues prior to the Committee’s consideration of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s second periodic report. The organization is particularly concerned about the ban on independent trade unions, the persecution of labour activists, the limits placed on higher education as a consequence of political activity, faith, or gender, and the discrimination faced by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

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