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Iran calls UN human rights resolution ‘biased’

The foreign ministry spokeswoman has blasted a resolution by the UN rights committee on rights situation in Iran, saying the UN’s legal mechanisms have turned into a tool in the hands of the West.
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Inmates can pursue their studies to doctoral level

An Iranian jail offers special plans to boost the morale of prisoners, minimize the risk of their depression, help them straighten out and continue their education.
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Human rights political tool in West hands: Iran VP

Iranian First Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri has criticized the West for using the issue of human rights as a political tool for its own gains.
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Iran rights rapporteur illegal

A senior Iranian official says the appointment of a UN special rapporteur on human rights situation in Iran is illegal, calling on Ahmed Shaheed, the current rights investigator, to resign.
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Civic rights, an unfinished dream

A look at how successful the government has been in its efforts to put together a civic rights charter.
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Human Rights Watch: ISIL killing, expelling Iraq religious minorities

Human Rights Watch has warned that ISIL Takfiris kill or expel all religious minorities from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and its surroundings.
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MP: Islamic, western human rights differ basically

Islamic human rights system differs with the western version of it basically, said a prominent Iranian lawmaker here on Monday.
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Spokeswoman Slams Britain’s Anti-Iran Report as “Biased, Spiteful”

Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman deplored a recent report published by Britain’s foreign office on Iran as “recurring and spiteful”, saying it gives a quite one-sided account of the realities inside Iran.

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