Mapping Iran’s Human Rights,

Mapping Iran’s Human Rights,

December 18, 2012

Mapping Iran’s Human RightsMapping Iran’s Human Rights, an ongoing project of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, highlights and explores major human rights violations in different provinces of Iran, beyond Tehran’s borders. Given this geographical overview of human rights violations, you can monitor human rights trends, learn about notorious prisons, keep tabs on Iranian officials who perpetrate these violations, and follow major human rights cases in Iran.

The map will be continuously updated with new information as the Campaign adds items to each province. If you would like to suggest items to add to the map, please feel free to contact us.

Click on any province to see what issues are salient there, and click on any issue to read more.
Click on any province to see what issues are salient there, and click on any issue to read more.

About Kurdish American Committee for Democracy and Human Rights in Iran(kacdhri)

Kurdish American Committee for Democracy and Human Rights in Iran On November 2005 a group of Kurdish-Americans decided to organize a committee to work on Kurdish issues in Iran and to build a relationship among Iranian opposition groups toward democracy in Iran. The following points clarified a need for organizing and helping the Iranian political parties to come together and to start coordinating their efforts We considered that: 1. Iran is not a homogeneous ethnic society and formidable Iranian opposition parties are aligned with separate ethnic groups. 2. Persians are a minority who has been the dominating power since the end of WWI and all other minority groups have revolted at some point during the 20th century and continue to do so in this century. 3.Kurdish struggle for human rights and self-determination is the longest and most mature democratic national movement in Iran, the only one to have developed a constitution for a democratic society (The Republic of Kurdistan, Mahabad 1947). 4. We considered that any political opposition to the Islamic regime without the involvement of Turkmans, Baluoch, Azeri, Kurd and Arab groups would fail. 5. Almost all Persian nationalist parties have vowed to side with the Islamic regime to “fight” minority groups and democracy. Based on the above ideas and considerations, Kurdish Americans from Iran organized a Committee for Democracy on December 2005. “Kurdish American Committee for democracy in Iran” had a sense of obligation to take an active role in organizing the Iranian opposition groups by:

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