Saturday, June 25, 2022

Human Rights

‘Serious doubts about Canada’s goodwill over human rights

Iran’s Eghtesadonline news website has posted a commentary on Canada’s recent move to extradite an agent of the former Iranian regime’s intelligence apparatus SAVAK to the Islamic Republic.

‘Saudi Arabia executed 886 inmates since 2015, including minors, women’

Saudi Arabia has executed 886 people, including minors, in an accelerating rate during the past six years, a Europe-based rights group reports.

Iran’s football legend rescues convict from hanging

Iran’s football legend Ali Daei has rescued a death row convict from hanging.

Britain blacklists Iranian reporter

Britain has blacklisted an Iranian reporter with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, IRIB, for his alleged role in what London calls “extracting forced confessions” from political prisoners

Iran to release list of sanctioned US individuals, entities

Iran says it will soon release a list of American individuals and institutions that the country will put on its sanctions list over serious breach of human rights.

IRGC: 50 persons accused of involvement in general Soleimani assassination

The deputy commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps for legal affairs says fifty persons are accused of involvement in the 2020 assassination of Iranian anti-terrorism icon general Qasem Soleimani.

Joint committee holds 1st session on General Soleimani assassination

Iran and Iraq wrapped up the first session of a joint committee mandated to investigate the U-S assassination of top Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani and his Iraqi companion Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.

Turkey seeks Saudi records for Khashoggi murder suspects

A Turkish court has asked authorities to check if defendants on trial in absentia for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi already face charges in Saudi Arabia.

Raisi calls for enhanced trade cooperation with the Netherlands

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for expansion of trade and stronger cooperation in field of technologies, especially in the area of water and environment, with the Netherlands.

Tehran decries Israel-backed Canadian resolution against Iran

Tehran has lashed out at Canada for proposing an anti-Iran human rights resolution at the UN General Assembly with the backing of a handful of other regimes, including Israel.

Iran: Afghanistan neighbors shouldn’t left alone over refugees crisis

An Iranian diplomat has warned Afghanistan's neighbors should be helped out as they scramble to handle the outflux of refugees caused by two decades of US adventurism in the war-ravaged country.

Iran envoy deplores UN rights draft resolution

The Ambassador and Deputy Permanent representative of Iran to the United Nations has strongly slammed a draft human rights resolution against Tehran as “biased and non-constructive”. Zahra Ershadi has stressed it unmasks the deliberate hostile policy of incitement to Iranophobia.

US singer trampled over human dignity in mud: Iran official

Iran’s human rights chief has fulminated against the recent disgusting move by an American singer during a concert.

UNHCR praises Iran support for Afghan refugees

Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Iran Ivo Freijsen has lauded the Islamic Republic's support for Afghan refugees.

Ccommittee on Gen. Soleimani assassination to meet soon

The first session of the joint investigation committee to identify the culprits involved in the assassination of Iran's top Commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani will be held in late November in Iraq, an Iranian official has informed.

German embassy in Tehran says not to accept asylum applications by Afghans

The German embassy in Tehran has hung a large banner outside the building bearing bizarre statements.

Iran victim of terror, inhuman sanctions: Rights official

A senior Iranian human rights official says Iran is a victim of terrorism and inhumane sanctions.

1,000s of Afghan refugees crossing into Iran daily

A Human rights organization has announced thousands of Afghans have been crossing into Iran daily since the Taliban seized Kabul in August and hundreds of thousands more are expected to arrive in the coming winter.

Iran urges all countries to get involved in war on drugs

Iran’s interior minister says the country should not bear the burden of combating drug-trafficking alone, urging other countries to contribute to war on drugs as well.

Iranian rights council chief slams Israel for tearing UNHRC report

Iran's Judiciary Deputy for International Affairs and Secretary of High Council for Human Rights Kazem Gharibabadi has condemned the silence of the so-called defenders of human rights toward the Zionist regime’s gross violations.

Iran slams Switzerland over rights claim

An Iranian official slammed the recent remarks by the Swiss Foreign Minister over human rights situation in Iran, saying Switzerland’s “over-compliance” with US sanctions is harming Iranians’ right to health.

Iran judiciary body condemns latest report by UN Human Rights Rapporteur

The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights has issued a statement denouncing the latest report by the UN Special Human Rights Rapporteur on Iran.

Iran slams UN rights report as “ill-intentioned”

The secretary-general of Iran’s Human Rights Office slams a UN rapporteur’s report on Iran as biased, saying it ignores various instances of extensive progress in the area of human rights in Iran.

Iran slams UN rights report as biased, based on vague sources

Tehran says the appointment of a special rapporteur for Iran is an unjust and politically-motivated scheme initiated by the West, especially Canada, in pursuance of its adversarial attitude against the Iranian nation.

Iran’s Leader pardons thousands of prisoners

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to a request to pardon or commute the sentences of a large number of Iranian prisoners.

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