The International Center for Human Rights (ICHR) is an independent non-governmental organization. Our objective is to develop the means and methodology for establishing democracy and human rights protections. It is the duty and responsibility of a sovereign nation to protect and uphold the rights of its people.
December 10, Toronto, Canada: The International Center for Human Rights in Canada (ICHR) announced today that Professor Payam Akhavan is the recipient of ICHR Prestigious Human Rights Award this year for his significant contribution to the improvement of the human rights situation in Iran and the Middle East. ICHR presents its award around December 10, the Universal Human Rights Day. According to ICHR’s decision making committee, Professor Akhavan has made a significant contribution to advancing and protecting human rights in Iran and other middle-eastern countries. [...]