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  11/20/2013, Kislev 17, 5774

UNHRC Expresses Concern Over Human Rights in Iran


The United Nations' Human Rights Council expressed concern over the Iranian human rights issue.  That being said, they also expressed their welcome of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's comments that he would take it upon himself to improve the situation in his country.

Further to this, UN General Assembly past a resolution submitted by Canada that calls for Iran to urgently address the human rights situation within their borders, stressing Iran's record for torture and executions.