A female member of Afghanistan’s Parliament has talked about the problems of women, refugees and the presence of foreign troops in her country.
Iran's top MP has said that human rights should turn into a public demand so that governments would be forced to take major steps in safeguarding human rights.
The Iranian High Council for Human Rights dismissed as “untrue and false” recent remarks made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights about lack of cooperation from Tehran over the past years.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has condemned a new report by the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran as “unacceptable” and “politically-motivated,” saying the report ignores several cases of improvement in Iran’s human rights situation.
Arash Sadeqi, the Iranian political prisoner who has reportedly been on hunger strike for 71 days, will end his strike tonight after his wife Golrokh Iraee was released on bail today, their lawyer said.
A large group of Iranian university students on Sunday gathered in front of the UN building in Tehran to condemn the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined that all Iranians should be treated equally under Islamic teachings and the country’s Constitution, calling for concerted efforts to prevent any harm to the national unity and dignity.
Iran’s Minister of Justice says the capital punishment has not been effective in the past years in Iran, and its rules and regulations should be revised.
Several packs of sacrificial meat sent by a group of young Iranian volunteers have been distributed among the besieged Palestinians in Gaza Strip as well as the poor people of Yemen’s capital who are under non-stop airstrikes by Saudi Arabia.
The cancellation of an Iranian lawmaker’s planned speech in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad has led to widespread reactions by the government and the Parliament.