Tag: Human Rights

Iran Rejects UN Chief’s Human Rights Report as Fundamentally Flawed

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman slammed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s recent report on human rights situation in Iran as baseless, saying there are fundamental flaws in the report, which has been drafted on the basis of unfair resolutions with political purposes.

EU Urged to Stop Repeating Unusual Stances about Iran’s Judiciary

Iran has called on the European Union to refrain from making unconventional statements about Iran’s judiciary system.

Iran Frees Iranian-Canadian Academic on Humanitarian Grounds

Iran says it has released an Iranian-Canadian academic, who had been imprisoned in Tehran since June for seeking to undermine security in the Islamic Republic, on humanitarian grounds.

Iran Rejects ‘Fallacious’ Remarks by UN Human Rights Chief

The Iranian High Council for Human Rights dismissed as “untrue and false” recent remarks made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights about lack of cooperation from Tehran over the past years.
Bahram Ghasmei

Iran Principally Opposed to Appointment of UN Human Rights Rapporteurs

Tehran basically disapproves of appointment of the United Nations’ special rapporteurs on the situation of human rights in Iran, Foreign Ministry spokesman underlined, saying what is more ridiculous is that Saudi Arabia assigns such rapporteurs.

Official Calls Appointment of UN Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran “Unjustified”

Iran’s top human rights official rejected the appointment of UN special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, saying that Tehran regards the move as “unjustified”.

Iran Urges Australia’s Respect for Law in Dealing with Asylum Seekers

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Australia to treat refugees within the bounds of international law.
Sheikh Issa Qassim-Arzu Merali

Islamic Human Rights Award 2016 Jointly Goes to Bahrain’s Cleric, IHRC Co-Founder

Bahrain’s top Shiite cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim and the co-founder of the London-based Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Arzu Merali, were jointly granted the International Islamic Human Rights Award 2016 on Wednesday.

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Proposes Debates with Europe on Human Rights

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani proposed that the Islamic Republic and Europe can begin discussions about human rights, provided that Iran would also have the chance to question the shortcomings of Europeans regarding human rights.

Iran to Release Report on Human Rights Conditions in UK

Following the recent report released by the UK on Human Rights conditions in Iran, an Iranian human rights official announced that Iran has kicked off the preparation of a full, detailed report on appalling records of human rights violation in Britain.

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