Human Rights

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Iran Raps “Biased” UN Human Rights Resolution

In reaction to a UN human rights resolution against Iran, Afkham condemned any “arbitrary and political use of human rights against independent states.”
Mohammad Javad Larijani

Western sanctions against Iran contradict human rights

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council says Iranians put their weight behind President Rouhani’s government regardless of the result of nuclear talks with P5+1.
Mohammad Sadegh Larijani

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Slams US Human Rights Record

Iran’s judiciary chief lashed out at the American legal system for exonerating the police officers who kill unarmed citizens.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Iran criticizes racial discrimination in US

Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed the US police’s mistreatment of minorities and the people of color and the implicit support of the country's judicial system for racial segregation and violence against them.
Iran-FM-Afkham

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.
Prison

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.
Human Rights Watch ISIL killing expelling Iraq religious minorities

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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