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IRSHN for IRSHN
Date received: May 6, 2010
Specific issue: Awareness among the public and within the government about the conditions of Iranian political refugees who have fled since the June 12, 2009 elections; increased communicaion with NGOs, support for and communication with the UNHCR for processing of refugees from Turkey; increased support for refugees' needs after asylum in granted in the United States; pressure on countries to halt deportation practices that violate the UN Convenant on Torture and the 1951 Convention on the Status of Refugees