Human Rights

Iran to Sue US over Sanctions: President Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani says the government will sue US officials behind draconian sanctions on the country in Iranian courts before taking the case to international courts of justice.

Iran Says West Sees to Whitewash Halabja Chemical Massacre

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has recalled the massacre of Iraqi Kurds at the hands of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hossein in a chemical attack on March 16, 1988, saying Western governments would fail in their attempts to whitewash the incident.
Bahram Qassemi

‘US Biggest Violator of Iranian Nation’s Human Rights’

Iran has dismissed the US State Department’s annual human rights report, describing the US administration as the biggest violator of the Iranian people’s human rights.

UN to Rebuke Saudi’s Human Rights Violations for First Time

Saudi Arabia is to be censured for the first time at the UN Human Rights Council over its dark record of violating human rights, particularly for detention of women’s rights activists and the brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

Cabinet to Discuss Bill Equalizing Blood Money for Women, Men: VP

Iran’s Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has submitted a bill to the Cabinet which calls for equal blood money for both genders, Vice President Massoumeh Ebtekar said.
CODEPINK Members Meet with Iran FM in Tehran

CODEPINK Members Meet with Iran FM in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday held talks with a group of peace-seeking and anti-war activists, known as CODEPINK, in Tehran.

Top Iranian Cleric Condemns Beheading of Kid in Saudi Arabia

A senior Iranian Shiite cleric has vehemently condemned the beheading of a child by a Takfiri man in the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia.

6-Year-Old Boy Brutally Killed in Medina before Mother’s Eyes

A Saudi little boy, while on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Medina with his Shia mother, has been barbarously killed for unknown reasons, fueling speculations that he could have been a sectarian and hate crime victim, media reports say.

Iran Leader Pardons Huge Number of Inmates

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to pardon or commute the sentences of a large number of Iranian convicts on the occasion of Islamic Revolution's 40th anniversary.

Iran to Pardon 50,000 Convicts on Revolution’s 40th Anniv.

The Iranian Judiciary Chief Amoli Larijani said 50,000 convicts will receive pardons from Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution.

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