Are American Lives Worth More than Yemenis’ or Afghans’?

In a report translated by IFP, Hamshahri newspaper has compared the amount of compensation Americans are set to receive for their marines killed in the 1983 Beirut bombing with what they have paid for killing Yemeni or Afghan citizens in drone strikes.

Head of Iran’s Human Rights Council Responds to Mogherini’s Statements

Javad Larijani: Enforcing sanctions for Human Rights is a shameful and dishonourable claim.

EU extends sanctions against Iranian individuals

The European Union (EU) has extended its sanctions against 82 Iranian individuals, whom it accuses of human rights violations.

Spokesman Questions Legitimacy of Appointing UN Human Rights Rapporteur for Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari censured the recent re-appointment of Ahmed Shaheed as the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran, saying the decision has no legal basis.

Ahmad Shaheed’s Human Rights report is politically motivated, biased and unacceptable

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman reacts to Human Rights Report by Ahmad Shaheed

Iran rights issue wrongfully in spotlight: Senior official

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights says the country is the region’s leading democracy, and its human rights record has been wrongfully subjected to unnecessary scrutiny.

Afghan man cuts off his wife’s nose

An Afghan man fled his home in Faryab Province to join Taliban after cutting off his wife’s nose during a family quarrel.The young woman...

Iran among top 4 nations with highest refugees

The latest United Nations survey on international migrant trends reports that Iran is one of the world’s four countries with the highest number of refugees.

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.

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