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.
khoshrou

Iran Ready to Support UN Peacekeeping Missions: Khoshrou

Iran says it is ready to help the United Nations peacekeeping missions by providing security forces and logistic support.
zarifkerry

Iran’s Zarif, US’s Kerry Win Chatham House Prize 2016

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry have been voted as the winners of this year’s Chatham House Prize for their pivotal role in the conclusion of a nuclear agreement between Iran and the six world countries in 2015.
Migrants

10 Countries Host Half of World’s Refugees

Ten countries - which account for just 2.5 percent of the global economy - are hosting more than half the world's refugees, a rights group recently reported.
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Iranian Doctor Warns about Dire Health Conditions of Yemenis[:es]Médico iraní advierte sobre condiciones de...

An Iranian medical official said Yemeni people are in dire health situation and the Saudi-led coalition has blocked the path for Iranian doctors who want to help the war-hit people.[:es]Un funcionario iraní comunicó que la situación de salud del pueblo yemení es grave y la coalición liderada por Arabia ha bloqueado el camino para los médicos iraníes que quieren ayudar a las personas afectadas por la guerra.

Iran Ready to Send Humanitarian Aid to Yemen: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has voiced his "shock and disgust" over a Saudi Arabian airstrike on a Yemeni funeral.
Execution

Iran to Revise Capital Punishment in Near Future: Official

Head of Iran’s Supreme Human Rights Council has told a Brazilian daily that Tehran will make amendments to its laws that sentence criminals to death penalty.
Bahram Ghasemi

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.
Polish Women

Thousands of Polish Women Stage ‘Black Monday’ Strikes to Protest Abortion Law

Thousands of Polish women dressed in black boycotted work and took to the streets in protest against a plan to ban abortions. Without half their...

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