Our US representative Hamid Gharagozloo, spoke at the weekly IRF roundtable hosted by Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, Sam Brownback and representatives from Religious Freedom organizations from around the world. Mr. Gharagozloo spoke about the recent human rights violations in Iran and the long-term plans of the occupying regime for the severe oppression of dissent in Iran.
. @SecPompeo: Normal states do not violently suppress legitimate protests, jail their own citizens or those of other countries on specious charges, engage in torture, and impose severe restrictions on fundamental freedoms. https://t.co/cnddqmYwB3
#Iran’s ruling regime has become largest oppressor of #WomensRights by forcing women & girls to live in an oppressive prison-like environment. Concerns over health of #NasrinSotoudeh who recently broke her hunger strike after 46 days are increasing.
Its prisons are notorious for mistreatment and torture, and it uses capital punishment on minors and for crimes that do not meet Iran’s international obligation to impose the death penalty for only “the most serious crimes.” https://t.co/cnddqmYwB3.
“It is unfathomable that the Iranian authorities would return Ms. Sotoudeh to prison where she is at heightened risk to #COVID19, as well as with her serious heart condition” – UN experts urge the authorities to free #NasrinSotoudeh for treatment. Read 👉 https://t.co/v8GSyeYjb6 https://t.co/iqjW5UnR6c