Human Rights

Iran dismisses Western rights resolution as invalid, illegitimate

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson has slammed some Western countries for introducing and adopting an anti-Iranian human rights resolution in the United Nations General Assembly Third Committee as a “political move”, saying the motion has no validity and legitimacy.

Iran condemns awarding Nobel Peace Prize to an Iranian as “spiteful, political”

Iran has condemned as biased and political, the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to an Iranian, Tehran says “has been found guilty of frequently violating the law and engaging in criminal acts.”

Rights chief: Iran will soon launch court process over Gen. Soleimani assassination by US

Iran’s top human rights official says a court process will soon be launched into the case of the assassination of the anti-terror icon Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani by the US military in early 2020.

6th shipment of Iranian relief aid arrives in quake-hit Syria

Iran sends a sixth consignment of humanitarian aid to quake-hit regions of Syria, which remains cut off from international assistance due to draconian Western economic sanctions.

Iran warns against meddlesome behavior of West over Mahsa Amini

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani condemned the meddlesome position of foreign countries on the tragic death of the young Iranian woman, Mahsa Amini.

Iran judiciary official says US “world’s biggest violator of human rights”

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has described the US as the biggest violator of human rights in the world.

Iran: UN rights report ‘politically-driven’, ‘unfair’

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.

Iranian judiciary urges freedom of Iranians held in Europe

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.

Iran rejects UN rights resolution as totally unacceptable and illegal

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.

Iran rejects UN rights report as biased

The spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry has rejected the latest report by the United Nations’ special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic.

Iran: US war on terror only brought civilian deaths

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.

Iran envoy deplores UN rights draft resolution

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.

US singer trampled over human dignity in mud: Iran official

Iran’s human rights chief has fulminated against the recent disgusting move by an American singer during a concert.

Iran urges all countries to get involved in war on drugs

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 raps Europe double-standards on human rights

A high-ranking Iranian judiciary official has called on the Europeans to put an end to the double standards and destructive policies in dealing with terrorism and human rights.

Iranian rights council chief slams Israel for tearing UNHRC report

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.

Iran judiciary body condemns latest report by UN Human Rights Rapporteur

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.

“War Criminal” trends after death of Colin Powell

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.

UK troops linked to deaths of hundreds of Afghan civilians

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.

US envoy resigns over ‘inhumane’ deportation of Haitians

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.

Families of Iran assassinated scientists hold US responsible

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 committee and prosecution general to investigate Evin incidents

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.

Geneva envoy: Iran denounces violence, rights abuse in Afghanistan

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 Slams T-Shirts Mocking Human Disaster at Kabul Airport

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.

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