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UN, Iranian Judiciary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Islamic Republic of Iran
From a detained mother and father,
Baby Golrou Rahemipour was born in prison in March 1984. Baby
Golrou’s political activist mother who was pregnant at the time of her arrest
was imprisoned along with her husband who was also a political activist in
Iran. The prison officials took Golrou from her mother in April 1984, when she
was only 15 days old. Since then no one has had any news about the baby. According
to the Evin prison officials Golrou’s father is said to have been executed a few months later.
aunt, Raheleh, has been trying for many years to uncover the truth about her
missing niece. She has participated in many direct actions demanding justice
for her brother and niece. Yet all attempts have been
to no avail and she has been threatened with arrest by the Iranian security
For over three decades, the Iranian government has refused to provide any
information about Golrou’s fate or whereabouts.
Forced disappearances are a crime under international law and the Iranian
government has an obligation to investigate all cases of enforced
Help Raheleh to find Golrou who if
alive, is now a woman in her thirties.
Please sign the petition demanding the UN Working Group on Enforced and
Involuntary Disappearances to fully and impartially investigate Golrou’s case
and make Iran comply with its obligations.
Please in addition to signing the petition also email this petition to the
Iranian Judiciary and Foreign Ministry of Iran and ask them to fully and
impartially investigate this case.
Here are their emails:
Iran’s Foreign Minister
Iran’s High Council for Human Rights
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