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Toronto, Ontario 16 December 2014- The International Center for Human Rights (ICHR) announced today that Mr. Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand, received the ICHR’s prestigious human rights award for 2014. Although he is currently imprisoned the award recognizes his efforts to defend the right of Iranian Kurds under persecution. Writer Ms. Ava Homa accepted the award on behalf of the winner. Click for FARSI

The International Center for Human Rights - ICHR (December 19, 2014): The U.N. General Assembly approved resolutions criticizing the human rights violations in Iran, Syria and North Korea on Thursday December 18. The ICHR is extremely pleased by the adoption of these important human rights resolutions on Iran and Syria as well as North Korea.

 The International Center for Human Rights in Canada (ICHR) has been informed of the arrest of Canadian resident and film-maker, Mr. Mosatafa Azizi in Iran, and urges the Iranian authorities to release Mostafa Azizi immediately and unconditionally.