Javad Larijani: Enforcing sanctions for Human Rights is a shameful and dishonourable claim.
The European Union (EU) has extended its sanctions against 82 Iranian individuals, whom it accuses of human rights violations.
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.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman reacts to Human Rights Report by Ahmad Shaheed
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Without denying the report, WikiLeaks simply asked the source that published the news to show which cable its claim is based on.