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IBAHRI joint statement on the outcomes of Iran’s third UPR at the 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council

The International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and Lawyers for Lawyers issued a joint statement addressing the outcomes of Iran’s third UPR. The statement urged the country to take action to guarantee the safety of lawyers and the independence of the judiciary. Concern was also expressed about a ‘note’ appended to Iran’s Criminal Procedure Regulations regarding a pre-approved list of lawyers.

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