The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights has dismissed the “bogus” allegations that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has recently made against the Islamic Republic over the recent riots in the country.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic has denounced a biased statement made by the incoming High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on the status of human rights in Iran.
Iranian virtuoso musician Shahram Nazeri has canceled a concert in Turkey’s Konya in deference to the Kurdish people of Syria affected by a Turkish military operation.
Iran’s foreign minister says freed Iranian scientist Masoud Soleimani had been offered to stay in the United States.
An Iranian scientist who was released recently as part of a prisoner exchange between Iran and the United States says his inmates had been told that he was a terrorist.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged European countries, Sweden in particular, to allow the sale of wound dressings to Iranian kids suffering from the epidermolysis bullosa (EB) instead of making threats against Iran.
A senior Iranian official says the government is not opposed to free flow of information in society, and is resolved to pave the way for people to express their criticisms.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the human rights resolution adopted by the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly against the Islamic Republic of Iran reflects the hypocrisy of those behind it and therefore lacks legitimacy and credibility.
The Deputy Spokesman for UN Secretary-General, Farhan Haq, in response to the death of 15 Iranian children with EB disease, called on the United States to comply with the decision of the International Court of Justice and allow vital medicines into Iran.
Iranian children suffering from a rare skin condition known as EB are losing their lives as US economic sanctions hamper the flow of vital medical products, an NGO says.