Thursday, December 4, 2008

Iran urged to halt "crackdown" on women activists

According to a report by the U.N. Human Rights Council, Iran is among 163 countries to have ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which guarantees fundamental freedoms including the right to opinion and peaceful association. "Women's participation in public life to promote an equal treatment of women and men in the Islamic Republic of Iran should be encouraged as a means to build a stronger and healthier society," the investigators said.

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