Thousands of Polish Women Stage ‘Black Monday’ Strikes to Protest Abortion Law

Thousands of Polish women dressed in black boycotted work and took to the streets in protest against a plan to ban abortions. Without half their...

EU Urged to Stop Repeating Unusual Stances about Iran’s Judiciary

Iran has called on the European Union to refrain from making unconventional statements about Iran’s judiciary system.

FAO Enters into Partnership with UNHCR to Help Afghan Refugees in Iran

The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) office in Iran has entered into partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in an attempt to improve livelihood of Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic.

Iran Frees Iranian-Canadian Academic on Humanitarian Grounds

Iran says it has released an Iranian-Canadian academic, who had been imprisoned in Tehran since June for seeking to undermine security in the Islamic Republic, on humanitarian grounds.

Leader Pardons over 500 Iranian Prisoners

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday pardoned or commuted prison terms of 582 convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.

Iran Rejects ‘Fallacious’ Remarks by UN Human Rights Chief

The Iranian High Council for Human Rights dismissed as “untrue and false” recent remarks made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights about lack of cooperation from Tehran over the past years.

Iran, Italy Mull Human Rights, Anti-Terror Cooperation

Officials from Iran and Italy hailed the most recent round of bilateral talks on human rights issues, with the both sides calling for closer interaction in the fight against terrorism, such as by the exchange of intelligence information.

Iran’s Judiciary Official in Italy for Talks

Chief of the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani arrived in Rome on Tuesday for the third round of talks on Iran-Italy judicial cooperation.

Ayatollah Khamenei Blasts Global Silence over 2015 Hajj Tragedy

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei slammed human rights organizations and other countries for choosing to remain silent over the deaths of pilgrims during last year’s Hajj rituals in Saudi Arabia
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Iran Principally Opposed to Appointment of UN Human Rights Rapporteurs

Tehran basically disapproves of appointment of the United Nations’ special rapporteurs on the situation of human rights in Iran, Foreign Ministry spokesman underlined, saying what is more ridiculous is that Saudi Arabia assigns such rapporteurs.

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