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Britain Has Record Number of Prison Suicides

The Howard League for Penal Reform reached a “record number” of prison suicides in England and Wales, with a total of 102 deaths under its care. This is the highest number since the institution’s first record in 1978.

Iran Should Not Be Afraid of Letting EU Open Office in Tehran: MP

The outspoken vice-speaker of Iran’s Parliament believes that Tehran should not be worried about allowing the European Union to open an office in Iran, and even should welcome the criticisms of its human rights conditions.

Iranian Deputy FM Deplores Saudi Election to UN Human Rights Council

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi said the child-killing Saudi regime’s membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council is proof of politically-motivated approaches to the issue of human rights.

Judiciary Official Opposes EP Resolution on Iran Ties

An Iranian Judiciary human rights official denounced the European Parliament’s recent resolution on the EU strategy toward Iran, stressing that the Judiciary will not permit the establishment of an EU delegation in Tehran, which he slammed as a “den of corruption”.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan

US Version of Human Rights Boosts Terrorists: Iran Defense Chief

Iran’s defense minister says the American version of human rights works in the interest of Takfiri terror groups, adding that Washington and its allies rush to save the terrorists whenever they suffer losses on the battlefield.

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.

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