Human Rights

Migrants

10 Countries Host Half of World’s Refugees

Ten countries - which account for just 2.5 percent of the global economy - are hosting more than half the world's refugees, a rights group recently reported.
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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.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran Ready to Send Humanitarian Aid to Yemen: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has voiced his "shock and disgust" over a Saudi Arabian airstrike on a Yemeni funeral.
Execution

Iran to Revise Capital Punishment in Near Future: Official

Head of Iran’s Supreme Human Rights Council has told a Brazilian daily that Tehran will make amendments to its laws that sentence criminals to death penalty.
Bahram Ghasemi

Iran Rejects UN Chief’s Human Rights Report as Fundamentally Flawed

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman slammed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s recent report on human rights situation in Iran as baseless, saying there are fundamental flaws in the report, which has been drafted on the basis of unfair resolutions with political purposes.
Polish Women

Thousands of Polish Women Stage ‘Black Monday’ Strikes to Protest Abortion Law

Thousands of Polish women dressed in black boycotted work and took to the streets in protest against a plan to ban abortions. Without half their...

EU Urged to Stop Repeating Unusual Stances about Iran’s Judiciary

Iran has called on the European Union to refrain from making unconventional statements about Iran’s judiciary system.
FAO

FAO Enters into Partnership with UNHCR to Help Afghan Refugees in Iran

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.
Hoodfar

Iran Frees Iranian-Canadian Academic on Humanitarian Grounds

Iran says it has released an Iranian-Canadian academic, who had been imprisoned in Tehran since June for seeking to undermine security in the Islamic Republic, on humanitarian grounds.
Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader Pardons over 500 Iranian Prisoners

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday pardoned or commuted prison terms of 582 convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.

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