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United Nations Releases Report on Human Rights Abuses in Iran

At a press conference on March 14th, UN Special Rapporteur Dr. Ahmed Shaheed began his speech by saying, “Today, I report with deep regret that despite overtures and announcements emanating from the newly elected Iranian government, and perhaps even in spite of modest attempts to take steps towards reform, the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran remains of serious concern.”