Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Human Rights

Iran says adamant to get hostages in US released

Iran says it is following up the case of the Iranians taken hostages by the United States over “false accusations” of bypassing sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic.

Sardasht chemical attacks anniv.: Iran vows to hold perpetrators, accomplices to account

Iran’s foreign minister has issued a message on the 35th anniversary of the deadly chemical attacks by the former Iraqi dictator Saddam against the western Iranian City of Sardasht, saying Tehran will continue to work to bring the perpetrators and their auxiliaries to justice.

Iran judiciary official says US “world’s biggest violator of human rights”

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has described the US as the biggest violator of human rights in the world.

UNHCR lauds Iran for supporting refugees

A United Nations refugee agency official has praised Iran for bending over backwards to improve living conditions for millions of refugees during the past four decades and especially after the Taliban takeover in neighboring Afghanistan last year which triggered an influx of refugees.

Iranian Judiciary slams Mike Pence’s meeting with MKO terrorists

The Iranian Judiciary’s deputy for international affairs says former US vice president Mike Pence’s visit to a camp of anti-Iran terrorist group Mojahedin-e-Khalq proves Washington’s support for terrorism.

Iranian national jailed in Sweden says still in solitary confinement

An Iranian national jailed in Sweden for alleged rights abuses says Swedish authorities are still holding him in solitary confinement.

Iran: UN rights report ‘politically-driven’, ‘unfair’

The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman has dismissed a recent report by the United Nations secretary general about the human rights situation in Iran as politically-motivated, biased and unfair.

Iranian judiciary urges freedom of Iranians held in Europe

The Iranian Judiciary’s deputy chief for international affairs has called for the release of Iranian nationals held in Europe Assadollah Assadi and Hamid Nouri.

Iran slams forced deportation of asylum seekers from UK to Rwanda

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has reacted to forced deportation of asylum seekers, including a few Iranians, from Britain to Rwanda. Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the act is a historical shame for London.

Iran judiciary asks UN to hold Germany, Belgium accountable for diplomat’s ‘illegal’ trial

A high-ranking Iranian judiciary official has once again denounced Belgium and Germany for the “illegal” arrest and trial of an Iranian diplomat, asking the United Nations to seek answers from both European countries over the case.

Iranian minister: West’s stance on children’s rights ‘major disgrace’

Iran’s interior minister has slammed the West for its indifference towards the plight of children in war-weary nations while claiming to be defenders of human rights.

Report: Iranian national on trial in Sweden loses contact with family

Reports say an Iranian national on trial in Sweden for alleged rights violations in Iran in the 1980s has not been in touch with his family for several weeks.

Jailed Iranian citizen in Sweden not allowed to contact family for 3 weeks

Iran’s judiciary says a former Iranian official who has been incarcerated in Sweden since 2019 has not been able to call his family for the past 20 days.

UN special rapporteur: US sanctions have severely affected ordinary Iranians

A UN Special rapporteur says the US’s decades-long sanctions on Iran have massively affected Iranian people’s lives, particularly the low-income citizens of the country.

Iran condemns Israeli assault on Palestinian journalist’s funeral procession

The secretary of the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Headquarters has condemned Israel’s vicious attack on participants in the funeral of slain Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

Gharibabadi denounces Sweden’s ‘hostile approach’

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights and the Judiciary chief’s deputy for international affairs says Sweden, in collaboration with Israel, has been implementing a hostile approach towards Iran over the past years.

Gharibabadi: Douhan’s visit approved by highest levels of Iranian establishment

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights and the Judiciary chief’s deputy for international affairs says a visit by UN Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan to the country has been approved by the highest decision making bodies of the establishment.

Iranians rally outside the Swedish embassy in Tehran

The families of some of the victims of attacks by the Mojahedin-e-Khalq terrorist group and a group of students have held a protest outside the Swedish embassy in Tehran.

Iran calls on UN to raise awareness of negative impacts of sanctions on civilians

The ambassador and permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations has urged the UN to continue “efforts towards raising awareness” on negative impacts of pressures and sanctions on civilians.

‘UN rapporteur’s Iran visit to help shed light on impact of sanctions on people’

Iran’s top human rights official says an upcoming visit by the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the impact of sanctions on human rights will be an opportunity for the world body to get to know the destructive consequences of such brutal restrictive measures for the Iranian people.

NGO demands end to “show trial” of Iran national in Sweden

An Iranian NGO has in an open letter to the Swedish ambassador to Tehran criticized the government in Stockholm for gross support of the Mojahedin-e-Khalq terrorist group.

Amir Abdollahian calls for immediate release of Iranian national from Sweden prison

Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has called for the immediate release of an Iranian national, being tried in Sweden, calling his trial illegal.

Hamid Nouri’s son speak out about his father’s trial in Sweden

The son of retired employee of the Iranian judiciary Hamid Nouri, who is being tried by a Swedish court, says his father has faced a grossly unfair trial.

“Questions, ambiguities rife in Hamid Nouri’s case”

Retired employee of the Iranian judiciary Hamid Nouri is facing life imprisonment after 90 court sessions in Sweden where he was arrested in 2019.

Senior judiciary official: Sweden trial of Iranian citizen “unfair, illegal”

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights Kazem Gharibabadi has called Sweden’s trial of ex-Iranian official Hamid Nouri “unlawful and unfair”.

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