Saturday, January 28, 2023

Human Rights

Are American Lives Worth More than Yemenis’ or Afghans’?

In a report translated by IFP, Hamshahri newspaper has compared the amount of compensation Americans are set to receive for their marines killed in the 1983 Beirut bombing with what they have paid for killing Yemeni or Afghan citizens in drone strikes.

Head of Iran’s Human Rights Council Responds to Mogherini’s Statements

Javad Larijani: Enforcing sanctions for Human Rights is a shameful and dishonourable claim.

EU extends sanctions against Iranian individuals

The European Union (EU) has extended its sanctions against 82 Iranian individuals, whom it accuses of human rights violations.

Spokesman Questions Legitimacy of Appointing UN Human Rights Rapporteur for Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari censured the recent re-appointment of Ahmed Shaheed as the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran, saying the decision has no legal basis.

Ahmad Shaheed’s Human Rights report is politically motivated, biased and unacceptable

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman reacts to Human Rights Report by Ahmad Shaheed

Iran slams double-standards in human rights

Iran’s top human rights official censures the hypocritical approach pursued by the self-styled advocates of human rights in the world.

Iran rights issue wrongfully in spotlight: Senior official

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights says the country is the region’s leading democracy, and its human rights record has been wrongfully subjected to unnecessary scrutiny.

Afghan man cuts off his wife’s nose

An Afghan man fled his home in Faryab Province to join Taliban after cutting off his wife’s nose during a family quarrel. The young woman...

50 HR Organizations Call for Cancellation of Saudi Membership in UNHRC

Fifty Arab human rights organizations drew attention to Saudi Arabia’s onslaught against civilians in Yemen, calling for efforts to have the Arab country stripped of its membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Iran among top 4 nations with highest refugees

The latest United Nations survey on international migrant trends reports that Iran is one of the world’s four countries with the highest number of refugees.

Leader condemns Saudi execution of Sheikh Nimr

The Supreme Leader has slammed the silence of those who claim to be advocates of freedom, democracy and human rights, and their support for the Saudi regime which is killing innocent people.

Iran strongly condemns execution of Sheikh Nimr

Iranian officials have denounced the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric, urging the world of Islam to show reaction to the killing of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.

Saudi executes 47 people, including Sheikh Nimr

Riyadh says it has executed top Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr and 47 others, defying international calls for the release of the jailed political dissidents.

West’s anti-Iran human rights campaign biased: Judiciary chief

Not only have the Western countries turned a blind eye to the deadly Saudi aggression against Yemen but also defended the bloody campaign, Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani said.

Iran slams human rights report as baseless

The Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijani has blasted a report by a UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights situation in Iran.

Washington’s jailing of Iranian citizens unacceptable: Spokeswoman

Afkham said Iran has always stressed that it considers the detention of its citizens for “breaching sanctions” illegal and in violation of international laws.

Supreme Leader pardons prisoners on auspicious occasions

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution has pardoned or reduced the prison sentences of as many as 630 convicts marking two Muslim feasts.

Iran underlines need for implementing Islamic human rights declaration

Iran's top MP has said that human rights should turn into a public demand so that governments would be forced to take major steps in safeguarding human rights.

Revelation and rejection of a cable that alleges bribery

Without denying the report, WikiLeaks simply asked the source that published the news to show which cable its claim is based on.

International interaction can help facilitate adaptation: Rafsanjani

I hope what is related to human rights is deemed as important globally and in the future there are no instances of injustice in the world, Ayatollah Rafsanjani said.

Larijani urges UN to stop Saudi aggression against Yemen

Larijani said the perpetrators of aggression and use of force should be held accountable before the International Criminal Court.

Chemical weapons suppliers of Sardasht attack must be tried: Iran’s Zarif

Zarif called on the world to carry out its “legal and moral responsibility” toward the victims and their families and facilitate the punishment of the perpetrators of such inhumane acts.

Iran dismisses claims of rights violations in US report

Tehran has slammed US allegations of civil rights violations in Iran, saying the charges come as the US sees the highest number of human rights violations against people of color and widespread protests against such abuses.

Remains of Iranian divers killed by Saddam’s Iraq (PHOTOS)

Images of the remains of several Iranian divers killed by Saddam's Iraq during the imposed war in the 1980s.

Discrimination against people of color have been institutionalized in America

Michelle Alexander, a US lawyer, has blamed a long history of white supremacy for discrimination against the black people in America.

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