Ms. Marzieh Afkham

Iran rejects UN human rights report on executions

The report on the alleged unreported executions in Iran or the execution of political prisoners is a downright lie, said Afkham.

Remains of Iranian divers killed by Saddam’s Iraq (PHOTOS)

Images of the remains of several Iranian divers killed by Saddam's Iraq during the imposed war in the 1980s.

Chemical weapons suppliers of Sardasht attack must be tried: Iran’s Zarif

Zarif called on the world to carry out its “legal and moral responsibility” toward the victims and their families and facilitate the punishment of the perpetrators of such inhumane acts.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Iran Raps “Biased” UN Human Rights Resolution

In reaction to a UN human rights resolution against Iran, Afkham condemned any “arbitrary and political use of human rights against independent states.”

Judiciary Chief slams West’s stance on terrorism, human rights

The Judiciary chief has lashed out at the West's double-standards on human rights and terrorism, saying terrorist attacks are the beginning of a coordinated move to spread Islamophobia.

Iran rights issue wrongfully in spotlight: Senior official

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights says the country is the region’s leading democracy, and its human rights record has been wrongfully subjected to unnecessary scrutiny.

Supreme Leader’s message is catching on with the youth

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has said for the first time since the revolution that we use simple language to develop mutual understanding with the world.

Ahmad Shaheed’s Human Rights report is politically motivated, biased and unacceptable

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman reacts to Human Rights Report by Ahmad Shaheed
Bahram Ghasmei

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.

Drug Addict Receives 30-Year Prison Term after Torturing His Wife

A drug-addicted man in Iran has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for imprisoning and torturing his wife and children, according to the woman’s female lawyer.

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