The latest news and views about human rights
The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman has dismissed a recent report by the United Nations secretary general about the human rights situation in Iran as politically-motivated, biased and unfair.
The Iranian Judiciary’s deputy chief for international affairs has called for the release of Iranian nationals held in Europe Assadollah Assadi and Hamid Nouri.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has dismissed the Human Rights Council resolution on the human rights situation in Iran as totally unacceptable and illegal.
The secretary general of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights has blasted the United States’ war on terror, saying it only killed civilians and demolished their homes.
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.
Iran’s human rights chief has fulminated against the recent disgusting move by an American singer during a concert.
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.
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.
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.
Tehran Forum: Inclusive Political Structure with Participation of All Ethnicities Sole Solution for Afghanistan
Foreign ministers of Afghanistan’s neighbors issued a joint statement at the end of their meeting in Tehran, reiterating the need for an inclusive political structure, with the participation of all ethnicities, as the only way out of the current situation in Afghanistan.
The death of former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has drawn outrage from social media users who call the late general a “war criminal”. The former Top diplomat had pushed faulty intelligence before the United Nations (UN) to advocate for the Washington-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
British forces are linked to the deaths 289 civilians during the Afghanistan conflict, with compensation of just £2,380 paid on average for each life lost, new figures reveal.
Ambassador Daniel Foote, the United States special envoy for Haiti, has quitted in protest at mass deportation of Haitians gathered on the US border with Mexico.
A public hearing was held at Imam Khomeini Judicial Complex in Tehran Saturday on lawsuits lodged by the families of assassinated Iranian nuclear scientists against the US government.
Iran’s parliament speaker says a special committee and the country’s judiciary will look into the reported mistreatment of inmates at Tehran Evin Prison.
Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the UN office in Geneva says Tehran condemns violence and any violation of international humanitarian laws in Afghanistan.
Iran’s foreign ministry has slammed the move by an American clothing manufacturer for selling T-shirts that mock Afghan citizens falling from a US military aircraft.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the 76th anniversary of the US nuclear bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima is a reminder of a grave crime against humanity by Washington.
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted prison terms of 2,825 convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.
The leader of the Turkish opposition says if his party comes to power after the elections in this country, he will send back the Syrian refugees to their country.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to pardon thousands of prisoners on the occasion of Judiciary week and the birth anniversary of the eight Shiite Imam, Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (AS).
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand has held talks with the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths, who will soon be appointed as UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed sympathy with Canada's Indigenous community over the newly-discovered "genocide" of Indigenous children, urging the Ottawa government to think of its dark past before claiming to be an advocate of human rights.