Human Rights

Victims of MKO Terrorism to Send Protest Petition to UN

An Iranian human rights NGO is going to a send a petition on behalf of Iranian victims of Mojahedin Khalq Organization to international organizations including the United Nations, demanding that the terrorist outfit be brought to justice.

Iran Pays Tribute to Victims of MKO Terrorist Attack

Countrywide ceremonies were held in Iran to pay tribute to 72 ranking officials that were killed in a blast carried out by the terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO or MEK) 37 years ago.

Iran Blasts Saudi-led Coalition’s Latest Airstrikes on Yemen

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced the recent deadly airstrikes of Saudi and Emirati planes on civilian targets in various Yemeni cities, including residential areas of Sa’dah and a passenger bus carrying the internally displaced Yemenis in Hudaydah.

Iranian, European Diplomats Discuss Yemen Crisis in Tehran

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has sat for talks with ambassadors of France, Britain and Italy as well as German charge d’affairs in Tehran on the tragic humanitarian situation in Yemen.

Saudi Arabia Committing War Crime in Yemen: Amnesty Int’l

The Amnesty International has accused the Saudi-led coalition of committing war crimes by blocking the delivery of food, fuel and aid during its aggression on Hudaydah in Yemen’s western coast.

Iran Condemns US’ Meddlesome Statement on Rioter’s Execution

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as meddlesome the US’ statement about the execution of a rioter sentenced to death for running over and killing a number of police forces in Tehran.

“Saudi-Led Coalition Depriving Yemenis of Water, Food”

An Iranian official has warned about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, saying the Saudi-led coalition is seeking to pressurize Yemenis into surrendering by cutting water and food supplies.

Iranian MPs Propose Motion on Granting Amnesty to Political Offenders

A large number of Iranian lawmakers have put forward a motion on granting amnesties to political and other offenders sentenced to death or life in prison.

Child Cancer Project Threatened by Trump’s Iran Sanctions

Irish paediatric oncologist Trish Scanlan says the new sanctions imposed by the US president on Iran imperil a treatment plan for Tanzanian children.

Iran Leader Permits Dissident to Leave Country: Report

Mohammad Nourizad, a political dissident convicted of involvement in stoking the post-election unrest in Iran in 2009, has asked the Leader to give him permission to leave the country to visit his ill son.

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