United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
September 23, 2022
Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with UN Special Rapporteur on Iran Javaid Rehman
The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Spokesperson Nate Evans:
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, met today with UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran Javaid Rehman. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield thanked the Special Rapporteur for his strong reporting on the human rights situation in Iran, especially his work to highlight Iran’s continuing repression of peaceful protesters and the rights of women and girls.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield shared U.S. support for the Special Rapporteur’s call for an independent investigation to hold accountable those responsible for the violence being carried out by the Government of Iran.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield reiterated that the United States will continue to stand with the brave Iranian people as they call for equal rights and basic human dignity.