IMHRO started in January 2008. We are a NGO based in the UK and are independent from governments and political parties. We campaign for the Human Rights of Ethnic, Religious, Gender and Sexual Minorities in Iran.
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Jasem Heidari (L), Ali Heidari and Abdul Rahman Heidari (R) are three out of five members of Iran’s Ahwazi Arab minority who were executed after being convicted of “enmity against God.
Sherko Moarefi, the 31-year-old Iranian Kurdish activist who is facing imminent execution on a charge of 'enmity with God'
Habibollah Latifi, a Kurdish Student sentenced to execution By Iranian Security Service, his trial was behind closed doors and without lawyer.
A 28 years old, Kurdish woman Zainab Jalalian sentenced to death by revolutionary court in Iran. she did not had access to a lawyer since she was arrested in 2008 in the bus search in Kermanshah.
Jews: Babak Tehrani (Pic in his Mothers hand): 12 Persian Jews who were kidnapped by the Iranian secret police between 1994 and 1997 and have not been heard from since.
Mohammad Hassan Falahieh, an Ahwazi Arab Journalist and Broadcaster is in prison for reporting bad Living conditions of Ahwazi Arabs
7 Bahá’í leader, the religious minority, arrested by security forces in Iran. Iranian government accused them of working for Israel. they sentenced to 20-year jail.
Three American hikers Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Joshua Fattal, were arrested on Friday, July 31, 2009 kidnaped in Iraq-Iran Border. they kept in inhuman condition and subjected to torture.
Iranian revolutionary court, branch 15 in Tehran has sentenced Mr. Mohammad Sadigh Kabodwand, founder of the Kurdish Human Rights Centre to 11 years in prison
A 22 years old, pregnant woman executed in Iran
Silva Harotonian, an Iranian-Armenian IREX employee who has been sentenced to three years in prison
Hiwa Butimar, a Kurdish Journalist and Environmental activist, for second times, sentenced to death
Farzad Kamngar a Kurdish teacher and environmental campaigner Executed in 2010
Iranian government sentenced Yusef Azizi Bani Turfi, a prominent Ahwazi Arab writer and author of several books, to five years in prison after he criticised the government’s heavy handling of peaceful demonstration in Arabic area of al Ahwaz in April 2005.
police and special elite Revolutionary Guard forces stormed the Muslim Sufi lodge, Some 80 people were injured
Poverty in Baluchistan: Iranian government deliberately not investing in Baluchistan as they are mainly Sunni
American citizen Bob Levinson went missing on March 2007 in Kish Island and Iranian government denying he is arrested or having any information about him.
Sunni mosque Bulldozered by Iranian government in Baluchistan
Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhoni, 14 and 16 years old Gay Executed in Iran
28-year-old Tina Rad, who converted to Christianity from Islam had tortured by Security police
An Iranian Christian couple,Abbas Amiri and Sakineh Rahnama, in their 60s died last week from injuries sustained when secret police raided a house church service hosted at their house and severely beat them
Yaghub Mehrnahad, a Baluchi human Right Activist, after a secret trial, executed in August 2008
Farhad Mohseni Negarestan, 25 year old Turk, had killed under torture while he was interrogated by Iranian intelligence service
Kaveh Aziz Poor, a Kurdish man who was from a village near Mahabad city, lost consciousness under torture and after 20 days died in hospital in the city of Uromiyeh
Zamel Bavi 29 year old, an Ahwazi Arab, executed after a year in solitary confinement and torture
List of major Religious, Ethnic and LGBT Minorities in Iran
John Peters Humphrey: The father of the modern human rights system
Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere
Give peace a chance.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others
Silence in the face of injustice is complicity with the oppressor. Ginetta Sagan
An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind
We must reject the false comfort that other’s suffering is not our problem
Only when the last prisoner of conscience has been freed, when the last torture chamber has been closed, when the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a reality for the world's people, will our work be done