IHRDCIfakara Health Research and Development Centre (Tanzania)
IHRDCInternational Human Resources Development Corporation (est. 1969; various locations)
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IHRDC and HRNK were established in 2004 and 2001 respectively, to monitor and report on abuses and promote human rights in Iran and North Korea.
The committee voted not to approve IHRDC's application 94, after Iran's delegate charged that the group was financed by the US government to undermine Iran's sovereignty.
He appeared on state-owned television in 2012, where human rights groups said he was forced to confess to "separatist terrorism." He and 13 other people were found guilty in July of "waging war on God" and spreading "corruption on Earth."Officials reportedly informed the men's families of their execution, and that they would be notified of their burial place.A critic of the government's treatment of ethnic Arabs in Khuzestan province, Shbani was the founder of Dialogue Institute and popular for his Arabic and Persian poems, al-Jazeera said.More than 300 people have been executed since Hasan Rouhani became president in August, IHRDC said.
Former prisoners told IHRDC that Moghiseh was "notorious for creating an atmosphere of rage and tension" in court.
Two Arab-Iranians sentenced to death almost two years ago for supporting Arab separatism have been executed, according to the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC).
IHRDC said the two men were executed without advance notice to their attorneys or their families, as required by the Islamic Republic.
According to the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC), at least 529 people have been executed in Iran this year (Iranian public reports have acknowledged about 400 of those).
According to Gissou Nia, executive director of the IHRDC, and formerly a lawyer with the International Criminal Court in the Hague, "There is some discussion that the spike is in fact a message from the hard liners in Iran that are in the Judiciary and otherwise to Rohani and the more reformist-minded leaning elements of government that they are not going to go down without a fight."
The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has existed for less than a decade, but it has already established itself as among the most serious and least politicized human rights organizations.
State Department and then, after the Obama administration cut off funding so as not to embarrass Tehran, the Canadian government, the IHRDC reports on Iran and only Iran.
IHRDC reports are respected for documentation more precise than that of many better known human rights organizations.
The IHRDC also seeks to document Partiya Jiyana Azad a Kurdistane (PJAK) partisans executed for their membership.