PRESERVE & ADVANCE

We aim to preserve human rights values and freedom for all, and advance towards a prosperous future as a unified society. We embrace diversity and inculcate social cohesion. We bring forth the voices of individuals within local communities, and work towards reinstating equity and equality in society.

PRESERVE & ADVANCE

We aim to preserve human rights values and freedom for all, and advance towards a prosperous future as a unified society. We embrace diversity and inculcate social cohesion. We bring forth the voices of individuals within local communities, and work towards reinstating equity and equality in society.

PRESERVE & ADVANCE

We aim to preserve human rights values and freedom for all, and advance towards a prosperous future as a unified society. We embrace diversity and inculcate social cohesion. We bring forth the voices of individuals within local communities, and work towards reinstating equity and equality in society.

PRESERVE & ADVANCE

We aim to preserve human rights values and freedom for all, and advance towards a prosperous future as a unified society. We embrace diversity and inculcate social cohesion. We bring forth the voices of individuals within local communities, and work towards reinstating equity and equality in society.

PRESERVE & ADVANCE

We aim to preserve human rights values and freedom for all, and advance towards a prosperous future as a unified society. We embrace diversity and inculcate social cohesion. We bring forth the voices of individuals within local communities, and work towards reinstating equity and equality in society.

PRESERVE & ADVANCE

We aim to preserve human rights values and freedom for all, and advance towards a prosperous future as a unified society. We embrace diversity and inculcate social cohesion. We bring forth the voices of individuals within local communities, and work towards reinstating equity and equality in society.

PRESERVE & ADVANCE

We aim to preserve human rights values and freedom for all, and advance towards a prosperous future as a unified society. We embrace diversity and inculcate social cohesion. We bring forth the voices of individuals within local communities, and work towards reinstating equity and equality in society.

PRESERVE & ADVANCE

We aim to preserve human rights values and freedom for all, and advance towards a prosperous future as a unified society. We embrace diversity and inculcate social cohesion. We bring forth the voices of individuals within local communities, and work towards reinstating equity and equality in society.

The Urgent Request from 83 political prisoners and group of Iranian civil, political and human rights activists to the President and Members of the UN Human Rights Council to immediately address the dire situation of political and ideological prisoners in the prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran

The Urgent Request from 83 political prisoners and group of Iranian civil, political and human rights activists to the President and Members of the UN Human Rights Council to immediately address the dire situation of political and ideological prisoners in the prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Your Excellency the Chairman and members of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Given that human rights violations in the Islamic Republic of Iran have become systematic, and routine, and numerous repeated resolutions condemning the...

Open Letter to the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy & Vice-President of the European Commission, Mr. Josep Borrell Fontelles, regarding the responsibility of the Islamic Republic of Iran for providing security for prisoners of conscience

Open Letter to the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy & Vice-President of the European Commission, Mr. Josep Borrell Fontelles, regarding the responsibility of the Islamic Republic of Iran for providing security for prisoners of conscience

 Dear Mr. Josep Borrell Fontelles, I am writing to you on the behalf of the International Organisation to Preserve Human Rights (IOPHR).  IOPHR is an active independent non-for-profit organisation, and think tank based in the United...

IOPHR Statement on the Unrestrained Execution of Sunni Prisoners

Once again, three other Sunni youths were executed on Sunday 3rd January 2021 at 10 am in Sistan and Baluchestan Province of Iran, even though their request for retrial was registered and officially submitted to prison administration officials. The executed prisoners...

ABOUT US

The approach of IOPHR is based on research, education and social participation. We organize a series of academic conferences, research-based panels, publications and cultural events, that are aimed at facilitating an open dialogue within communities, highlighting core issues that threaten human rights in a democratic society, and formulating systematic and sustainable solutions. We embrace socio-cultural diversity and strongly encourage community involvement.

Iran: A Free Democratic Country or a Dictatorship Without Borders?
Iran: A Free Democratic Country or a Dictatorship Without Borders?

LONDON - On the 2nd of July 2019, the International Organisation to Preserve Human Rights with the sponsorship of Bob Blackman, MP, held an important event on human rights violations of the Iranian regime within the UK Parliament, under the title of:  “Iran:...

IOPHR Press Release
IOPHR Press Release

Why the Human Rights Violations in Iran Should Matter to the West After forty years of continued human rights violations by the Iranian regime, it is imperative that the West finally takes firm steps to challenge the brutal clampdown of the Iranian regime on its own...

IOPHR Representatives Weekly USCIRF Roundtable
IOPHR Representatives Weekly USCIRF Roundtable

Here is the transcript of Hamid Gharagozloo's presentation at the USCIRF Weekly Roundtable with Gayle Manchin: Behnam Mahjoubi, the Gonabadi Sufi who endured the most vicious physical and mental tortures over the past two years, was murdered in the infamous Evin prison 11 days ago, and...

OUR VALUES

IOPHR is a research-based organization, campaigning for social reform and preservation of human rights for all. Our foundational values are equality, equity, mutual respect, peace and inclusivity. Our work is aimed towards upholding the democratic values of secularism, fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals, and the rule of law.

Iranian officials continue to encourage social and religious gatherings despite pandemic Coronavirus outbreak

An open letter to Mr. Josep Borrell Fontelles, regarding the Iranian Government’s struggles dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak in Iran On 11th March 2020, IOPHR wrote an open letter to the ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​High...

Induced death of the leader of the largest Sufi Order in the world

Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh, also known by his spiritual title ‘Majzoub Ali Shah’ the spiritual leader of the Gonabadi Sufi Order in Iran, passed away on 24 December 2019 in Mehr Hospital of Tehran, following 2 years of being held under house arrest. Dr. Tabandeh was held...

Protest Outside the National Iranian American Council

WASHINGTON - Iranians living in the United States gathered in front of the office of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) in Washington, D.C., on July 19. A statement read out by protesters at the event described the NIAC as “the representative of the corrupt...

Iran: A Free Democratic Country or a Dictatorship Without Borders?

LONDON - On the 2nd of July 2019, the International Organisation to Preserve Human Rights with the sponsorship of Bob Blackman, MP, held an important event on human rights violations of the Iranian regime within the UK Parliament, under the title of:  “Iran:...

Free Speech – a Fundamental Human Right

Brussels/Paris – Debating Europe interviewed Dr Azmayesh, the founder of IOPHR. The topic of the interactive online debate was “Should All Radical Speeches Be Censored?”, which included active participation and arguments proposed by the audience of Debating...

“I Oppose the False Muslims”

Germany, An Interview with Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh – The Jurist-Scholar and Human Rights Activist, Dr. Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh, has been studying the origins and language of the Quran for decades. Ulrich von Schwerin spoke to him about his efforts to develop a new...

Countering the Rise of Extremism in Europe

EUROPE'S WORLD MAGAZINE – A report on Europe’s World publication on the topic of security, which featured an article by Dr. Azmayesh, on the topic of countering the rise of extremism in Europe. The recent tragic events in Brussels were proof of the need to discuss the...

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