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Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the anti-Iran resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly’s Human Rights Committee has been drafted and approved based on a biased and politically-motivated approach.
Iran has condemned a United Nations resolution that accuses it of human rights violations, stressing that the measure's sponsors are playing a "political charade."
The Australian ambassador to Iran has described the restoration of US sanctions on Tehran as “real challenge” to the Iranian people, saying the prospects that sanctions could negatively affect Iranian patients and women and children were “deeply concerning”.
Iran’s defence minister has lashed out at American authorities for making the false claim that they aim to help Iranians by imposing sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
An Iranian official has called for the removal of Saudi Arabia from the UN Human Rights Council given the country’s violation of human rights in Yemen and Bahrain, and its alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A Turkish newspaper has obtained information that show Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s fingers were allegedly cut off during the interrogation process before he was decapitated alive in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident Saudi journalist, in Turkey has been front-page news in world media since he was reported to have been killed.
The Turkish police say the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been killed in the Arab kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul and his body moved out.
Manijeh Hekmat, a prominent Iranian filmmaker, in her latest work “The Old Road,” has addressed the social problem of violence against women, at a time when the issue has turned into a matter of discussion for thinkers around the world.