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CHR 2019 Year in Numbers
December 31, 2019

2019 Year in Numbers for spotlightThe CHR has produced an infographic – Year in Numbers that provides a snapshot of some positive developments in CHR cases and outreach efforts in 2019. These achievements would not have been possible without the support of members of the National Academies and the wider scientific and human rights communities.

Iranian Baha’i Computer Engineer Released from Prison
November 25, 2019

azita cropThe CHR is pleased to share that, on October 9, 2019, Iranian Baha’i computer engineer Azita Rafizadeh was released from Evin Prison after serving a four-year prison sentence in connection with her Baha’i faith. At the time of her arrest, she was a professor and administrator at the Baha’i Institute for Higher Education (BIHE). (The BIHE was created in 1987 to provide a university-level education to Iranian Baha’i students, who are denied access to higher education at Iran’s universities.) Read more...




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Cuban Medical Doctor's Parole Conditions Lifted 
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Turkish Academics Acquitted following Court Decision 
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Turkish Political Scientist Released from Prison 
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