Center for Human Rights in Iran

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Center for Human Rights in Iran (formerly known as International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran (ICHRI)) is a non-government organization that works to bring international attention on the Iranian government’s repression of human rights and civil liberties in Iran.[1] It is based in the United States.[2] The group started in late 2007 when several human rights activists working for the Dutch non-governmental organization 'Foundation for Human Security in the Middle East' wished to focus on the situation in Iran.[1] Hadi Ghaemi is the group's leader. He graduated from Boston University in 1994 and then taught physics at New York University until 2000. He has worked for human rights since and, in 2003, received a research grant from the MacArthur Foundation.[3]

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  1. ^ a b About the campaign. Accessed June 19, 2009.
  2. ^ "Iran accuses the US of meddling in election crisis". Yahoo! News. June 17, 2009. Archived from the original on June 20, 2009. Retrieved June 19, 2009.
  3. ^ Hadi Ghaemi Archived 2010-05-10 at the Wayback Machine. Iran Human Rights Voice Archived 2009-04-25 at the Wayback Machine. Published April 1, 2009. Accessed June 18, 2009.

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