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Women-Saudi Arabia

Two Saudi Women Sentenced to 20 Lashes for Using ‘Obscene Words’ on WhatsApp

Two Saudi women were sentenced to 10 days in prison and 20 lashes for using "impermissible expressions" in their WhatsApp conversation.

Cancellation of Outspoken MP’s Speech Sparks Controversy in Iran

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.

Israeli, Saudi-Backed Human Rights Resolutions Ludicrous: Iranian Diplomat

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari deplored double standard approaches to the issue of human rights, describing as absurd moves by the Saudi and Israeli regimes in terms of UN human rights resolutions.

UN Human Rights Bill on Iran Politically Motivated: Foreign Ministry

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned a UN resolution on the state of human rights in Iran as unacceptable and baseless.
Ali Motahari

Iran Should Not Be Afraid of Letting EU Open Office in Tehran: MP

The outspoken vice-speaker of Iran’s Parliament believes that Tehran should not be worried about allowing the European Union to open an office in Iran, and even should welcome the criticisms of its human rights conditions.

UE no abrirá oficina de DDHH en Irán

El secretario de la Comisión de la Seguridad Nacional y Política Exterior de la Asamblea Consultiva Islámica de Irán (Mayles), Mohamad Yavad Yamali aseguró que la Unión Europea (UE) no es autorizada a establecer un despacho para los Derechos Humanos en Teherán.
Anna Stamou

Saudi Arabia Deviated from True Islam, Acting against Islamic Teachings

A spokesperson for Muslim people in Greece believes that the violation of Muslims’ basic rights in Saudi Arabia and other policies adopted by Saudi rulers are adding fuel to global fire of Islamophobia.
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[:es]El siguiente reporte visibiliza la trágica situación de los niños en la ciudad iraquí de Mosul, devastada por la presencia del terrorismo.
Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani

Iran, Iraq Cannot Accept West’s Reading of Human Rights: Tehran

Iran’s Judiciary chief says the Islamic Republic and Iraq are capable of introducing their own version of human rights principles, saying the two neighbors will not bow to the Western reading of the concept.

Iranian Justice Minister Calls for Revision of Death Penalty Laws

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.

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