US News: Focus 1 -un human rights council meets Iran - Hochkommissar calls for the end of violence

In Iran, a 19 -year -old artist put an end to his days after his incarceration

 In Iran, a 19 -year -old artist put an end to his days after his incarceration © provided by MadmoiZelle The face of Yalda Aghafazli in turn becomes a symbol of the mobilization in Iran. After spending ten days in a prison for demonstrating, this young artist committed suicide. She had just been released after spending eleven days in detention. Yalda Aghafazli was 19 years old and would have committed suicide around November 10 2022, report several activists and journalists including Samira Mohyddin.

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Hochkommissar draws dark picture


baerbock in Geneva - "Every voice counts"


Iran: stand for compliance with Human rights


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Geneva/Berlin, Nov 24 (Reuters) - At the start of a special meeting of the UN Human Rights Council for the requested condemnation of the leadership in Tehran, the responsible high commissioner draws a dark picture of the situation in Iran. "The unnecessary and disproportionate use of violence in Iran must end," said the High Commissioner of the United Nations for Human Rights Volker Türk before the committee on Thursday in Geneva. There is a "agreed human rights crisis" in Iran, 14,000 people, including children, were arrested because of the protests, said the Austrian lawyer. The increasing number of death sentences is also worrying.

Iran is opposed to the draft resolution presented by Westerners to the AIEA

 Iran is opposed to the draft resolution presented by Westerners to the AIEA © Leonard Foeger, Reuters The Iranian flag in front of the Siege of AIAA, in Vienna, Austria, May 23, 2021 L 'Iran rejected, on Wednesday, the draft resolution presented the day before to the AIEA by the United States and three European countries, which denounce the lack of teheran cooperation in the nuclear file. This is a new stop in negotiations about Iranian nuclear .

Germany and Iceland had applied for the special session and are calling for a resolution of the body against the Iranian leadership because of the violent approach to the ongoing protest movement. Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, who personally participated in the meeting, campaigned for the decision in her admission. This also intends to set up an independent commission that is supposed to examine the situation of human rights and above all the rights of women and girls in Iran. The people in Iran have no voice in the United Nations, she said. "However, the Human Rights Council was created to be the voice of the people whose indivisible rights are denied at home." Those responsible for the Iranian regime would have to be held accountable. "Every voice counts today." According to Baerbock, 50 states have brought in the resolution, but only the 47 Member States of the Human Rights Council can decide.

Nothing good for the world peace

 Nothing good for the world peace Russia forged an arms pact with Iran and would like to build drones with the help of Tehran. Russia's attitude is not a good sign © Sergei Savostyanov Kremlin-Macht owner Wladimir Putin and the Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi during a conversation in Tehran as if the world has not been out of joint for a hoped-for rescue of the nuclear agreement with Iran. . The old order has massive cracks, old certainties no longer apply. And now Russia and Iran make a pact.

The Iranian representative in the UN human rights council, Khadijeh Karimi, rejected the draft for the decision as "outrageous and shameful". "The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regretted that the Human Rights Council is again abused by some arrogant countries to annoy a sovereign UN member state that is fully committed to promoting and protecting human rights," said the person responsible for women and family Iranian Vice President in a speech before the council. It should not be accepted that the common concern of human rights is reduced for political purposes of a certain group of western countries. Karimi expressly called Germany.

"Test of our MUT"

Whether a majority of the 47 Member States would speak out for the resolution remained open at first. A simple majority would be sufficient. The 47 members are elected by the United Nations General Assembly for three years, 13 seats are intended for African states, 13 for Asian and Pacific, eight for Latin American and Caribbean and 13 for western countries. According to Baerbock, the Federal Government was discussed with all Member States until the end. "Today we are facing a test of our courage, here in the United Nations," said the minister in the plenum. "About our courage to raise the floor."

inflamed the recent protests in Iran at the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. The Kurdin died in police custody on September 16. She had arrested the so -called moral police because she was said to have been dressed inappropriately. In the meantime, the protests have grown into the greatest challenges for spiritual leadership since 1979. More than 300 people have so far been killed in the protests. According to the Iranian government, around 50 security forces were killed. The leadership in Tehran blames western countries for the unrest. (Report by Emma Farge and Alexander Ratz Edited by Hans Busemann If you have any questions, please contact our editorial team at [email protected] (for politics and economy) or [email protected] (for companies and markets). )

In Iran, the shock of determinations between a power in abested and a growing revolt .
supplied by Liberation has tehéran in recent days. The "Respect" expressed by Emmanuel Macron and Joe Biden Thursday in Washington "For women and young Iranians who courageously manifest for their fundamental freedoms" will undoubtedly fuel the propaganda of the Iranian regime.

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