Human Rights

Iranian Children Must Be Protected against Sanctions: UN

A UN official says children are innocent and should be protected against any negative impact of sanctions, the “harshest” of which were recently imposed by the US on the Islamic Republic.
Bahraini Women

‘1,000 Bahraini Women Activists behind Bars’

Around 1,000 freedom-seeking Bahraini women are behind bars in the Al-Khalifa regime’s prisons, the country’s main opposition party announced.

Iran’s Red Crescent Opens Company in Switzerland for Medicine Imports

The Iranian Red Crescent Society says it has established a company in Switzerland to transfer pharmaceuticals to Iran more easily in the wake of the US sanctions.

Iran, Red Cross Discuss US Sanctions on Food, Medicine

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on an official visit to the Swiss city of Geneva, held talks with Peter Mauer, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Iran Hails UN Rapporteur’s Stances against US Bans

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday hailed the “good stances” of the UN’s special rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures in reaction to the US’ cruel sanctions against Iran.
Bahram Qassemi

US’ Defence of Human Rights Hinges on Size of Arms Deals: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has lashed out at the US for “mocking” the concept of human rights by adopting double standards in this regard.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Rejects UN Rights Resolution as ‘Politically-Motivated’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the anti-Iran resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly’s Human Rights Committee has been drafted and approved based on a biased and politically-motivated approach.

Iran Raps UN Rights Resolution as “Political Charade”

Iran has condemned a United Nations resolution that accuses it of human rights violations, stressing that the measure's sponsors are playing a "political charade."

US Sanctions Harming Iranian People: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the US has made itself more infamous in the world and among the Iranian nation by imposing cruel sanctions that harm the people of Iran.

‘US Sanctions Putting Lives of Iranian Patients in Danger’

President of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran Alireza Marandi says the United States has endangered the lives of many Iranian patients by imposing "unjust" food and medicine sanctions against Tehran.

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