Dr Shaheed was appointed as the Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights Situation in Iran by the UN Human Rights Council in March 2011. He an internationally recognized expert on foreign policy, international diplomacy, democratization and human rights reform, especially in Muslim States. He has twice held the position of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives.
Dr Shaheed will discuss the nature and scope of the human rights issues in Iran, and the role of his mandate. The panellists will discuss the difficult and challenging relationship between religion and international human rights law including in Iran.
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