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Arria Formula on the Ongoing Protests in Iran…

Arria Formula on the Ongoing Protests in Iran - Security Council Arria-Formula meeting
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The United States and Albania will co-host a UN Security Council Arria formula meeting to highlight the ongoing repression of women and girls and members of religious and ethnic minority groups in Iran and underscore ongoing unlawful use of force against peaceful protesters. The meeting will also identify opportunities to promote credible, international, independent investigations into the Iranian government's human rights violations and abuses.

Three experts will brief the Security Council at the Arria formula meeting:  

  • Javaid Rehman, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Shirin Ebadi, Iranian Human Rights Defender and Nobel Peace Prize Winner 
  • Nazanin Boniadi, Activist