Terms of Reference

The human rights implications of recent violence in Iran, with particular reference to:

  1. the recent violence against women and girls by Iranian authorities;
  2. opportunities for nations that value human rights to support those being persecuted and oppressed in Iran;
  3. the potential application of sanctions on those responsible for the widespread violence and killing of women, girls and protesters in Iran;
  4. the appropriateness of Iran’s ongoing status on the UN Commission on the Status of Women;
  5. other actions available to the Australian Government and other like-minded nations to respond to human rights abuses in Iran; and
  6. any other related matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535