In a conference held at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva on Friday, international human rights experts called for an end to the impunity enjoyed by Iranian regime officials in regard to atrocious human rights conditions in Iran, most specifically those involved in the summer 1988 massacre.
Over 30,000 political prisoners, mostly members and supporters of the Iranian opposition group Conf.Geneva:“It is time that we write the history W/in the judicial setting as to what happened in1988&this crime against humanity must b recognized beyond political goals but W/in its judicial context. Otherwise,what’s the point of ” I want to emphasize to the civil society & states & especially to states & in . Conf:The current SP.Rapporteur who dropped from his report might have been under pressure to drop this from his agenda. He must reply to the families of the victims &survivors.
1/2 expert:“.Special Rapporteur on truth &justice,as well as the rapporteur on torture &arbitrary detention must also look into this.This is a matter for the Council &the UPR. & have a long history&have continued during ’s tenure.The regime has carried out450 terrorist attacks against political dissidents.The perpetrators must b brought to justice. Federal MP-Geneva Conf:“NGOs &activists have called on ,not2 remain silent on this crime()&take concrete actions.I call on @FehlmannRielle pic.twitter.com/DO4zXpy4ep
— NCRI-FAC (@iran_policy) September 20, 2019
Amnesty International has also rallied to expose this crime. It has underlined that if the perpetrators are not held to account before a tribunal, more crimes and massacres will take place. Amnesty called it a crime against humanity. Amnesty has also gathered testimonies from hundreds of witnesses.