Monday, December 5, 2022

Human Rights

Iraq urged to expedite Gen. Soleimani’s assassination case

A senior Iranian Judiciary official has called on Iraq to speed up the process of dealing with the assassination case of top Iranian anti-terror commander, Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran’s human rights chief slams ‘Europe’s inaction’ on cruel US sanctions

Iran’s top human rights official has slammed the European countries for what he called their inaction in the face of the cruel American sanctions, which have negatively affected all aspects of the Iranian nation’s human rights.

18 days into issuance, Iranian citizen in Swedish jail says has not read court verdict

Hamid Nouri, an Iranian citizen who has received a life sentence by a Swedish court over the alleged prisoner abuse accusations in the 1980s, says he has not been given the chance to read the verdict issued 18 days ago.

Belgian court suspends extradition of Iranian diplomat

An appeals court in the Belgian capital, Brussels, has issued a ruling, suspending the extradition of Iranian diplomat Asadollah Assadi, who has been apprehended in contravention of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

Iran urges UN to help protect children via efforts to end armed conflicts

Iran’s ambassador to the UN draws attention to large numbers of civilians, particularly, children falling victim to armed conflicts worldwide, urging the world body to step up efforts to end such conflicts by addressing the underlying causes.

Iran judiciary denounces Swedish court verdict as ‘illegal’

Iran’s judiciary spokesperson says the life sentence issued by a Swedish court against Iranian citizen Hamid Nouri for allegedly having a role in the execution of jailed dissidents in the 1980s in Iran is ‘completely illegal'.

Son of jailed Iranian says Sweden cut father’s cantacts with family

The son of Hamid Nouri an Iranian national jailed in Sweden, says the European country has cut his dad’s contact with the family.

Iran top rights official: UK risking life of jailed Iranian national

The secretary of the Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights has criticized Britain for risking the life of an Iranian held in prison in the European country, calling for his immediate release.

Tehran’s envoy: Swedish court verdict against Iranian citizen hostile

Tehran’s Ambassador to Stockholm Ahmad Masoumifar has said that the Swedish judiciary’s life sentence against Iranian citizen Hamid Nouri was hostile and in support of terrorism.

Iran denounces UN rapporteur’s support for verdict against Hamid Nouri

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights has censured the United Nation’s special rapporteur on human rights in Iran for hailing a life sentence issued by a Swedish court against an Iranian citizen.

Iran: Swedish court verdict about jailed Iranian, political statement, illegal, basically unacceptable

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says provisions of a Swedish judiciary statement including the illegal court verdict giving life sentence to Hamid Nouri, an Iranian national, is basically unacceptable and questionable.

Swedish court gives life sentence to Iranian national Hamid Nouri

A court in Sweden has sentenced Iranian citizen Hamid Nouri to life imprisonment over alleged rights violations in the 1980s.

Iran Parliament urges Sweden to stop ‘rights violations’ against jailed citizen

The deputy speaker of Iran’s Parliament expresses grave concerns over ‘human rights violations’ against Hamid Nouri, an ex-Iranian official who has been jailed in Sweden since 2019, calling on Stockholm to stop the abuses and compensate for the losses inflicted on him.

In a letter to UN rights chief, Iran urges release of Hamid Nouri from Sweden jail

The Iranian Judiciary deputy chief for international affairs has called on the UN to hold the Swedish government accountable for gross violation of Iranian citizen Hamid Nouri who is imprisoed in the European country.

Iranian Judiciary: Hamid Nouri facing more restrictions in Sweden’s jail

A spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary says Swedish authorities have put more restrictions on Iranian citizen Hamid Nour who is in jail in the European country.

Amirabdollahian calls for release of Iranian citizen jailed in Sweden

Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has called for the release of an Iranian citizen, who is in prison in Sweden ‘on baseless allegations.’

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.

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