Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Human Rights

Iran’s future on UN women’s rights body to be decided within days: Diplomats

A US push for Iran to be removed from a UN women's body will be voted on Dec. 14, diplomats say. Tehran says Western countries lack the competence to decide about the issues pertaining to human rights in Iran.

Iran says not to cooperate with UN rights committee, summons German envoy

The spokesman for the Iranian foreign ministry says Tehran, “will in no way cooperate with the UN fact-finding mission” over the recent protests and deadly riots in the country.

Expert warns of consequences due to UNHRC’s resolution against Iran

Reza Nasri, an expert on international affairs, says the recent anti-Iran resolution passed by the UN Human Rights Council has damaged Iran's reputation, warning about inaction on the part of the Islamic Republic.

Iran rejects Britain’s claim over drones, nuclear program

Iran has rejected as baseless a claim by the British foreign secretary regarding Iran’s provision of drone to Russia for use in the Ukraine war.

Foreign minister says Iran not to allow foreign meddling in its domestic affairs

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has stressed that Tehran is fully committed to the issue of human rights, but will not allow any foreign interference in its internal affairs.

Iran slams UN rights body resolution, rejects “fact-finding mission”

The Iranian foreign ministry has condemned a resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council, saying the formation of any new mechanism to probe into the recent unrest and deadly riots in the country is unnecessary.

Head of Iranian rights council slams German FM’s anti-Iran statement as “deceptive”

The deputy chief of Iran’s Judiciary, Kazem Gharibabadi, has hit back at Germany after its foreign minister criticized Tehran over its handling of the protests in parts of the Islamic Republic. In a tweet thread, Ghariabadi described the statement of Germany’s foreign minister before the UN Human Rights Council as “deceptive”.

Iran’s rights chief slams intl. rights organizations for silence on Shiraz terror attack

Iran’s human rights chief has criticized international human rights organizations for remaining tight-lipped in the face of the bloody terrorist attack that targeted a holy Shia shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz.

Iran says US support for Israel biggest example of human rights breach

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Naser Kanaani has condemned Israeli raids on the Palestinian city of Nablus in the West Bank. The diplomat noted that the unconditional support of the US and the West for the Zionist regime is the biggest example of the violation of human rights.

Iran’s prosecutor-general writes to Sweden on violations of jailed citizen’s rights

Iran’s Prosecutor-General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri writes to his Swedish counterpart to complain over violations of the rights of former Iranian official Hamid Nouri, who had been illegally jailed in the Scandinavian country since 2018.

Rights chief: Iran to file legal case against US for ‘direct role’ in riots

Iran’s human rights chief has announced a bid to launch a legal case against the US at a Tehran court over the country’s “direct involvement” in the recent unrest and violent riots that caused damage and deaths across the Islamic Republic.

UK-based Iranian diplomat: Germany should be embarrassed of hypocritical behavior

Iran's chargé d'affaires to the UK has come down hard on the German envoy in London for pushing for punitive measures against Iran in response to the Islamic Republic’s alleged assistance in favor of Russia in the conflict in Ukraine.

Iran’s Gharibabadi censures EU’s “double standard” on human rights

Iran’s top human rights official has slammed the European Union’s "double standard" following the EU's recent sanctions on Tehran over quote rights violation.

Tehran slams France for double standards on riots and unrest in Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has criticized France for comments by its officials and double standards on the recent riots and unrest in the country.

Judiciary official: Iranian citizens in US custody not in good condition

Two Iranian nationals, who are under arrest in the United States, have been experiencing unfavorable conditions for one year, Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights Kazem Gharibabadi says.

Iran warns against meddlesome behavior of West over Mahsa Amini

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani condemned the meddlesome position of foreign countries on the tragic death of the young Iranian woman, Mahsa Amini.

Iranian FM to US: Don’t shed crocodile tears and end economic terrorism against Iran 

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has hit back at his US counterpart and other officials for their criticism of Iran over the death of 22-year-old Iranian girl Mahsa Amini.

Iranian rights chief slams US’s coercive measures as crime against humanity 

Iran’s rights chief calls US claim that its sanctions do not target medicine and food imports or purchases is a big lie.

UN official urges removal of all unilateral anti-Iran sanctions

UN Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan has released the final report on her visit to Iran, criticizing sanctions on Iran and demanding the removal of all unilateral coercive measures (UCMs) against the country.

Sweden ‘intensifies restrictions’ on Iranian national held in prison

Sweden has reportedly intensified restrictions on an Iranian national who has been held in jail and sentenced to life in prison for alleged rights violations in the 1980s.

Rights chief: Iran won’t leave any safe haven for terror groups in world

Iran’s human rights chief says the Islamic Republic, as a victim of Western- and Israeli-backed terrorism, is determined to chase terror groups no matter where they are, and that the country will leave no safe haven for them.

Iran foreign ministry says seriously pursuing release of prisoners in other countries

Iran’s foreign ministry is seriously working to ensure support for nationals held in prisons in other countries as “essential duty and responsibility.”

Iranian Judiciary says efforts underway to bring anti-Iran terrorists to justice

The secretary of Iran’s human rights council has said the Islamic Republic is pushing for the trial of terrorist groups.

Study: Gaza war showed Israel has to pay double price for any future adventurism

A research by Iranian parliamentarians underscores the Palestinian resistance movement’s firm military response to Tel Aviv’s latest onslaught on Gaza, saying the regime found out during the flare-up that it will have to pay “a double price” for any act of adventurism in the future.

Iran’s rights chief slams global inaction on Israeli crimes in Gaza

Iran’s top human rights official censures the world community and global human rights organizations for remaining tight-lipped in the face of the Israeli regime’s latest massacre of innocent children and other Palestinian civilians.

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