Human Rights

Iran Leader Blasts Double-Standard Policies on Use of Chemicals

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has blasted certain countries for applying a double-standard approach to the use of chemical weapons.

Iran Leader Agrees to New Conditions for Pardoning Prisoners

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has okayed new conditions for granting clemency to Iranian prisoners.

British PM Urged to Condemn Saudis’ Crimes ahead of Bin Salman’s Visit

Jeremy Corbyn has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to protest Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen during the visit of the kingdom’s crown prince to London.

Iran’s Larijani Plants Olive Sapling as Sign of Peace on Arbour Day

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has planted an olive sapling at the onset of the National Week of Natural Resources as a sign of peace.

Iran Rejects UN Chief’s “Biased, Worthless” Human Rights Report

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly dismissed as “invalid and worthless” the latest report by the UN secretary general on human rights situation in Iran.

“Saudi Blockade Has Pushed Yemenis to Brink of Famine”

Iran’s Justice Minister Alireza Avaei says the blockade imposed on Yemen by Saudi Arabia has pushed about 17 million civilians to the brink of a devastating famine.

US Sanctions on Iran’s Aviation Industry Killing Civilians

The Sunday crash of an Iranian ATR 72 passenger plane in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj, which claimed the lives of 66 people, has once again brought into the limelight the issue of unilateral US sanctions and their deleterious effect on Iran's transportation sector, especially the country’s civil aviation fleet.
Iran Urges UN to Appoint Rapporteur on US Human Rights Violations

Iran Urges UN to Appoint Rapporteur on US Human Rights Violations

Iran's High Council for Human Rights has accused the US of blatant racism and discriminations, calling on the UN to appoint a special rapporteur on the country’s human rights situation.

Iran Rejects “Baseless” Claims about Environmentalist’s Suicide

Iran’s High Council for Human Rights has categorically dismissed the “hostile and baseless” claims raised by certain foreign media about the death of an Iranian environmentalist who was in prison on charge of espionage.
Kavous Seyyed-Emami

Iranian MPs Looking into Death of Environmentalist in Jail

Several Iranian lawmakers have been probing into the death of environmental activist Kavous Seyyed-Emami, who is said to have committed suicide in Evin Prison according to the Judiciary.

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