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.
Images of the remains of several Iranian divers killed by Saddam's Iraq during the imposed war in the 1980s.
Michelle Alexander, a US lawyer, has blamed a long history of white supremacy for discrimination against the black people in America.
The Iranian Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights rejected the report as being founded upon “incorrect information and fabricated sources,”
The report on the alleged unreported executions in Iran or the execution of political prisoners is a downright lie, said Afkham.
Iran is skeptical about the ‘unfair and subjective’ performance of the UN special rapporteur, said the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.
Zarif expressed concern over the spread of Islamophobia in the West, saying Tehran is concerned about the outflow of terrorists from the West who end up in the Middle East.
The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has said for the first time since the revolution that we use simple language to develop mutual understanding with the world.
The Judiciary chief has lashed out at the West's double-standards on human rights and terrorism, saying terrorist attacks are the beginning of a coordinated move to spread Islamophobia.
The Iranian judiciary chief has rejected reports that women’s rights are trampled in Iran or that mass executions have taken place in the country.