A Pakistani female lawmaker threatened to burn herself after she was harassed by male colleagues in the parliament.
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 says it is ready to help the United Nations peacekeeping missions by providing security forces and logistic support.
President Hassan Rouhani said that all Iranians, including Shia and Sunni Muslims, have equal civil rights in the country.
The London-based Saudi newspaper Al-Hayat has drawn negative reactions after publishing an insulting cartoon about foreign workers in the Arab kingdom.
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”.
I hope what is related to human rights is deemed as important globally and in the future there are no instances of injustice in the world, Ayatollah Rafsanjani said.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has voiced his "shock and disgust" over a Saudi Arabian airstrike on a Yemeni funeral.
Iran’s Human Rights Council condemned the mass killing of civilian villagers in the Syrian province of Aleppo in a recent aerial attack by French warplanes, urging international reaction to such illegal measures that run counter to world peace and security.
A convict who had been sentenced to death for killing a boy at his 17 was pardoned by the victim’s next of kin.