Human Rights

Play to Explore Love Story between Afghan Migrant and Iranian Gypsy

Director and actor Ayyub Aqakhani plans to stage a play about a love story between an Afghan migrant and an Iranian gypsy woman.

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).

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