Afkham said Iran has always stressed that it considers the detention of its citizens for “breaching sanctions” illegal and in violation of international laws.
The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution has pardoned or reduced the prison sentences of as many as 630 convicts marking two Muslim feasts.
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.
Without denying the report, WikiLeaks simply asked the source that published the news to show which cable its claim is based on.
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.
Larijani said the perpetrators of aggression and use of force should be held accountable before the International Criminal Court.
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.
Tehran has slammed US allegations of civil rights violations in Iran, saying the charges come as the US sees the highest number of human rights violations against people of color and widespread protests against such abuses.
Images of the remains of several Iranian divers killed by Saddam's Iraq during the imposed war in the 1980s.
Michelle Alexander, a US lawyer, has blamed a long history of white supremacy for discrimination against the black people in America.