At its meeting on Monday 22 June, the UN Human Rights Council extended the mandate of Javed Rahman, the UN Special Representative for Human Rights in Iran, by a vote of 22 countries, for another year. Recalling the resolutions of the Human Rights Council since 2011, and Iran’s non-cooperation with the Human Rights Council and the General Assembly, while welcoming the Special Rapporteur’s report and recommendations on the human rights situation in Iran, the UN decided to extend the Special Rapporteur’s mission in Iran for another year.

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The Iranian regime’s Supreme Court has upheld death sentences issued for Amir Hossein Moradi (aged 25), Saied Tamjidi (aged 27) and Mohammad Rajabi (aged 25), three political prisoners arrested during Iran’s November 2019 nationwide uprising, according to a report published on Wednesday, June 24, on the Hrana website.

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The Iranian regime’s Judiciary announced on Tuesday, May 5, after almost a month of secrecy, that it had arrested Amir Hossain Moradi and Ali Younesi. The Judiciary spokesperson, Gholam-Hossain Esmaili, claimed that these students had engaged in “diversionary actions” and were “attempting to carry out sabotage operations.” “Explosive devices used in sabotage operations were discovered when their homes were searched,” he said.

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