Human Rights

Iran among top 4 nations with highest refugees

The latest United Nations survey on international migrant trends reports that Iran is one of the world’s four countries with the highest number of refugees.

Leader condemns Saudi execution of Sheikh Nimr

The Supreme Leader has slammed the silence of those who claim to be advocates of freedom, democracy and human rights, and their support for the Saudi regime which is killing innocent people.

Iran strongly condemns execution of Sheikh Nimr

Iranian officials have denounced the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric, urging the world of Islam to show reaction to the killing of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.

Saudi executes 47 people, including Sheikh Nimr

Riyadh says it has executed top Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr and 47 others, defying international calls for the release of the jailed political dissidents.
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West’s anti-Iran human rights campaign biased: Judiciary chief

Not only have the Western countries turned a blind eye to the deadly Saudi aggression against Yemen but also defended the bloody campaign, Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani said.
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Iran slams human rights report as baseless

The Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijani has blasted a report by a UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights situation in Iran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Washington’s jailing of Iranian citizens unacceptable: Spokeswoman

Afkham said Iran has always stressed that it considers the detention of its citizens for “breaching sanctions” illegal and in violation of international laws.
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Supreme Leader pardons prisoners on auspicious occasions

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution has pardoned or reduced the prison sentences of as many as 630 convicts marking two Muslim feasts.
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Iran underlines need for implementing Islamic human rights declaration

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.
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Revelation and rejection of a cable that alleges bribery

Without denying the report, WikiLeaks simply asked the source that published the news to show which cable its claim is based on.

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