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Ahmad Shaheed’s Human Rights report is politically motivated, biased and unacceptable

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman reacts to Human Rights Report by Ahmad Shaheed

The Guardian Council Approves Equal Blood Money [Criminal Restitution] for Men and Women

The Guardian Council has ratified a bill on third party insurance coverage which states that equal blood money shall be paid for both men and women.
Sadeq Amoli Larijani

Judiciary Chief: Respect for Animals Should be Learnt from Childhood

According to IRNA, Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said that respect for animals should be taught to people from their childhood. "If we want...

Iran Frees 49 Indian Fishermen

India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced 49 Indian fisherman, who were detained in Iran three months ago over entering Iran’s waters, have been released.

Iran slams double-standards in human rights

Iran’s top human rights official censures the hypocritical approach pursued by the self-styled advocates of human rights in the world.

Iran rights issue wrongfully in spotlight: Senior official

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights says the country is the region’s leading democracy, and its human rights record has been wrongfully subjected to unnecessary scrutiny.

Canada not cooperative on returning embezzler ‘Khavari’

Spokesman for the Judiciary announced that Canada has not had any kind of cooperation with Iran to return big embezzler Mohammad Reza Khavari to the country.

Enemy role possible in Saudi embassy attack: Iran

Iran’s Judiciary spokesman says the country’s enemies may have been involved in orchestrating an attack carried out against the Saudi Arabian embassy in the capital, Tehran, earlier in the month.

Afghan man cuts off his wife’s nose

An Afghan man fled his home in Faryab Province to join Taliban after cutting off his wife’s nose during a family quarrel. The young woman...

50 HR Organizations Call for Cancellation of Saudi Membership in UNHRC

Fifty Arab human rights organizations drew attention to Saudi Arabia’s onslaught against civilians in Yemen, calling for efforts to have the Arab country stripped of its membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

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