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.
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.
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.
Afkham said Iran has always stressed that it considers the detention of its citizens for “breaching sanctions” illegal and in violation of international laws.
Following the recent report released by the UK on Human Rights conditions in Iran, an Iranian human rights official announced that Iran has kicked off the preparation of a full, detailed report on appalling records of human rights violation in Britain.
An Iranian Judiciary human rights official denounced the European Parliament’s recent resolution on the EU strategy toward Iran, stressing that the Judiciary will not permit the establishment of an EU delegation in Tehran, which he slammed as a “den of corruption”.