Saturday, June 25, 2022

Human Rights

Iran rejects UN rights resolution as totally unacceptable and illegal

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has dismissed the Human Rights Council resolution on the human rights situation in Iran as totally unacceptable and illegal.

Iran rejects UN rights report as biased

The spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry has rejected the latest report by the United Nations’ special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic.

Iran rights body denounces S Arabia’s mass execution, calls for probe

Iran’s High Council for Human Rights has strongly condemned Saudi Arabia’s recent mass execution and called for a thorough investigation.

Iranian president condemns West’s silence on mass execution in Saudi Arabia

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has condemned the West’s silence toward Saturday’s mass execution in Saudi Arabia.

Advisor to Iran’s leader condemns Saudi executions as “carnage”

Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Iran’s leader has strongly condemned the recent mass execution of people including teens in Saudi Arabia as a crime and blatant carnage.

Iran says Saudi mass executions against basic principles of human rights

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh, in reaction to the mass execution of people in Saudi Arabia, has said the move contravenes the basic principles of human rights and international law, violated humanitarian principles and accepted legal procedures, and was carried out without observing fair judicial proceedings.

Second hearing held in General Soleimani assassination case

A court in Tehran has held a second session to hear plaintiffs demanding reparation in the case of the assassination of Iranian Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran slams West for granting immunity to MKO

An Iranian official has blasted the Western countries for granting immunity to the anti-Iran terrorist Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO), despite the group’s long-drawn-out history of bloodshed and atrocity against the Iranian people.

Iranian rights official slams crackdown in Canada

The director of the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Headquarters has criticized the crackdown on protests by truck drivers in Canada.

Iran Envoy: Anti-Tehran sanctions ‘crime against humanity’

Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations has denounced as “crime against humanity” the imposition of sanctions against Tehran. Zahra Ershadi said such unilateral restrictive measures have put the lives of vulnerable people at risk by hampering their access to medicine.

A secret police prison turned museum in downtown Tehran

The Ebrat Museum, located in downtown Tehran, once served as a prison facility run by the highly-notorious SAVAK secret police prior to the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.

Iran dispatches more humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Iran has sent a new batch of humanitarian aid to the Afghan province of Ghazni, as the war-torn country continues to suffer from food crisis.

Iran appoints special envoy for pursuit of General Soleimani’s assassination

Iran appoints a special envoy to legally pursue the assassination of anti-terror Iranian Commander General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran calls on Europe to fulfill pledges on Afghan migrants

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations has warned Europe that a great number of Afghan refugees will flood the continent if international promises to help the country tackle the problem of Afghan refugees، fail to materialize.

“Iran team has authority to hold direct talks with US”

The vice chairman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission says the Iranian negotiating team has the authorization to hold direct talks with the US in Vienna.

Iran: UN should hold ‘Yemen crime’ perpetrators to account

An Iranian judiciary official has condemned the Saudi-led coalition’s deadly airstrikes on Yemen, calling on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to employ every possible option to hold the perpetrators of “the crime” to account.

Iran: US war on terror only brought civilian deaths

The secretary general of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights has blasted the United States’ war on terror, saying it only killed civilians and demolished their homes.

Iran Judiciary seeks prosecution of 127 over General Soleimani assassination

Iran says it is seeking the prosecution of 127 persons in connection with the 2020 U.S. drone strike that killed former commander of the Quds force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran: US main culprit in assassination of Gen. Soleimani

Iran’s judiciary says it has identified some 125 people suspected of involvement in the assassination of top commander Qassem Soleimani.

Iran slams US for voting against human rights-related UN resolutions

A senior official with Iran’s Judiciary has slammed the United States for voting against two resolutions related to human rights at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Iran blames Saudi foot-dragging for envoy death

Some executive bodies in Riyadh are to blame for a delay in allowing Iran’s late ambassador to Yemen, who was suffering from coronavirus infection, to exit the Saudi-besieged country, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says. He added Tehran will lodge a formal protest over the procrastination in accordance with international law.

Iran calls on Europe to fulfill obligations regarding Afghan refugees

Iran has called on European countries and international organizations to fulfill their commitments regarding Afghan refugees.

‘Europeans should pay cost of Iran hosting illegal migrants’

Iran’s interior ministry says European countries should pay their share of the costs inflicted on the Islamic Republic by illegal migrants, using its territory to travel to Europe.

UN lauds Iran for hosting millions of Afghan migrants

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has hailed Iran for hosting millions of Afghan migrants.

Iran slams dismissal of female teacher in Canada for wearing hijab

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has condemned the sacking of a female teacher from a school in Canada for wearing hijab.

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