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Mohammad Javad-Larijani

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.

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.
Marzieh Afkham

Iran: UN special rapporteur not reflecting realities

Iran is skeptical about the ‘unfair and subjective’ performance of the UN special rapporteur, said the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.
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.
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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.
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.”
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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.
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Iran slams allegations of women’s rights violation

The Iranian judiciary chief has rejected reports that women’s rights are trampled in Iran or that mass executions have taken place in the country.

Play to Explore Love Story between Afghan Migrant and Iranian Gypsy

Director and actor Ayyub Aqakhani plans to stage a play about a love story between an Afghan migrant and an Iranian gypsy woman.
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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.

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