Users' questions

Who are the people under house arrest in Iran?

Who are the people under house arrest in Iran?

Authorities detained at least 16 people who signed open letters in July demanding fundamental changes to the country’s political system; some were charged with “insulting the Supreme Leader”. Political dissidents Mehdi Karroubi, Mir Hossein Mousavi and Zahra Rahnavard remained under house arrest without charge or trial.

Are there any independent human rights observers in Iran?

Iran remained closed to independent human rights observers. Amnesty International and multiple UN human rights bodies, including the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, whose mandate was renewed in March by the UN Human Rights Council, were unable to visit the country.

Are there any human rights violations in Iran?

There were systematic violations of fair trial rights. The authorities committed the ongoing crime against humanity of enforced disappearance by systematically concealing the fate and whereabouts of several thousand political dissidents extrajudicially executed in secret in the 1980s.

Why was the investigation of the Iran Contra affair impeded?

The investigation was impeded when large volumes of documents relating to the affair were destroyed or withheld from investigators by Reagan administration officials.

What do you need to know about alternate documents in Iran?

Alternate Documents: There are no alternate documents. Comments: The booklet includes the individual’s name and surname; place and date of birth; gender; unique ID number; parents’ names and places of birth; date and place of issuance; and identifying information of the individual’s spouses and children.

How do you get a birth certificate in Iran?

Procedure for Obtaining: For children receiving their first birth certificate, one of the parents or a paternal grandparent must be present and produce a report of the child’s birth from the hospital, along with the parents’ birth certificates. If the parent’s marriage is not registered, both must be present to sign the document.

How to search for a case in Virginia?

Cases may be searched using name or case number. Online access to the case management system for the Court of Appeals of Virginia. Cases may be searched using name or case number. New! Online access to a statewide search of criminal and traffic case information in general district courts and select circuit courts.

Can a permanent resident of Iran travel to Canada?

Applicants of Iranian, Iraqi, Libyan, Somalian, Sudanese, Syrian or Yemeni nationality, who have a permanent resident or refugee status in Canada/Mexico, may not be accorded Canadian/Mexican reciprocity, even when applying in Canada/Mexico.