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.
Iran is skeptical about the ‘unfair and subjective’ performance of the UN special rapporteur, said the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.
The report on the alleged unreported executions in Iran or the execution of political prisoners is a downright lie, said Afkham.
Images of the remains of several Iranian divers killed by Saddam's Iraq during the imposed war in the 1980s.
In reaction to a UN human rights resolution against Iran, Afkham condemned any “arbitrary and political use of human rights against independent states.”
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.
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.
A ranking Iranian military commander slammed the US government as the biggest violator of human rights, saying Washington’s despicable model of human rights is seen as ”symbol of modern ignorance”.
Iranian Doctor Warns about Dire Health Conditions of Yemenis[:es]Médico iraní advierte sobre condiciones de...
An Iranian medical official said Yemeni people are in dire health situation and the Saudi-led coalition has blocked the path for Iranian doctors who want to help the war-hit people.[:es]Un funcionario iraní comunicó que la situación de salud del pueblo yemení es grave y la coalición liderada por Arabia ha bloqueado el camino para los médicos iraníes que quieren ayudar a las personas afectadas por la guerra.
Nasrollah Tajik, a veteran Iranian diplomat, has talked about the way he was captured in October 2006 by the British police based on an order from the White House.