Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran presented to the Human Rights Council on March 2016.

The report is submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 70/173, in which the assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit an interim report to the thirty-first session of the Human Rights Council on the progress made in the implementation of the resolution. The report reflects patterns and trends in the human rights situation in Iran and includes recommendations to improve the implementation of the resolution.