|United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran|
|Assumed office |
7 July 2018
|Preceded by||Asma Jahangir|
Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran
On 7 July 2018, he was appointed as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran. On 6 August 2018, Javaid Rehman, wrote to the Iranian Government expressing his interest in visiting Iran. He said he had already received a number of reports raising concerns about alleged violations of human rights in the country. He commenced his duties officially on 13 July 2018.
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