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[Newspaper:] Tehran Times

[Date:] Sunday, 11 March 1990 – 13 Shaaban 1410 – 20 Esfand 1368

[Issue No:] 285 – volume 11

                                           

Sketchy amnesty comments on U.N. Iran report

Tehran Agrees to second U.N. visit

 

London (IRNA) – Iran has agreed to allow a United Nations official to make a second visit to the country to investigate accusations of human rights violations later this year, and the agreement was adopted unanimously at a meeting of the 43-member U.N. Human Rights Commission, just two weeks after the publication of the U.N.'s first human rights report on Iran. …

Galindo Pohl also met leading personalities of the Bahai community who according to his report "confirmed that the situation of their members had generally improved." The U.N report said, "it was now easier for Bahais to obtain business licences" and President Rafsanjani was quoted in the report as having said, "those who are in prison have committed some offence. No one is in prison in the Islamic Republic of Iran simply because he is a Bahai." …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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