Human Rights

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.
Ahmad Shaheed

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.
Israel doomed to historic failure

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.
Iranian divers killed

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.
Michelle Alexander - Copy

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.
Mohammad Javad-Larijani

Supreme Leader’s message is catching on with the youth

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.
Mohammad Javad Larijani

Western sanctions against Iran contradict human rights

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council says Iranians put their weight behind President Rouhani’s government regardless of the result of nuclear talks with P5+1.
Mohammad Sadegh Larijani

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Slams US Human Rights Record

Iran’s judiciary chief lashed out at the American legal system for exonerating the police officers who kill unarmed citizens.
Prison

Inmates can pursue their studies to doctoral level

An Iranian jail offers special plans to boost the morale of prisoners, minimize the risk of their depression, help them straighten out and continue their education.

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