Iran: Amnesty International’s Comments on the National Report presented by the Islamic Republic of Iran for the Universal Periodic Review

Index Number: MDE 13/021/2010

In this document Amnesty International describes a number of key human rights challenges that must be effectively addressed to ensure concrete improvements in the situation of human rights across Iran. These include discrimination against women and minorities in law and practice, as well as entrenched failings in the administration of justice leading to arbitrary arrest, torture and other ill-treatment, unlawful killings, restrictions on freedoms of expression, association and assembly, unfair trial, and the death penalty and other cruel punishments.

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