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Iranian Refugees

In the News
UN chief condemns attack on Iranian exile camp in Iraq,  Feb 09, 2013
Iranian refugees 'trapped' in Turkey awaiting asylum process, BBC Persian's Jeyar Gul, Dec 28, 2012

2013 Statistical Overview

Based on data received or estimated by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), total of 27,999 applications (first instance, appeal, etc) were filed by Iranians during 2013.

The six countries that received the largest numbers of new applications from Iranians were Turkey (5,897), Germany (4,424), Australia (4,370), the United Kingdom (2,956), Sweden (1,172), and Indonesia (1,031).

Asylum Applications from Iran in Industrialized Countries 1982-2013
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What's New

Press Release - April 14, 2010
Turkey’s treatment of refugees condemned by the European Court of Human Rights in six more applications
The European Court of Human Rights issued a unanimous conclusion that the pending deportation of six refugees to Iran, Iraq or Tunisia contravened Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment) of the European Convention on Human Rights.   read more

گزارش - مارس ۲۰۱۰  -  پناهندگان ایرانی در ترکیه، ارقام، مشکلات و نیازها  

The Project on Extra-Legal Executions in Iran (ELEI) was established by Iranian Refugees' Alliance Inc. to collect and analyze data on capital crimes, judicial proceedings in capital cases, and judicial executions in Iran that violate binding international legal standards on capital punishment.   browse ELEI pages
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