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Bahram Qassemi

‘US Biggest Violator of Iranian Nation’s Human Rights’

Iran has dismissed the US State Department’s annual human rights report, describing the US administration as the biggest violator of the Iranian people’s human rights.

UN to Rebuke Saudi’s Human Rights Violations for First Time

Saudi Arabia is to be censured for the first time at the UN Human Rights Council over its dark record of violating human rights, particularly for detention of women’s rights activists and the brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

Cabinet to Discuss Bill Equalizing Blood Money for Women, Men: VP

Iran’s Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has submitted a bill to the Cabinet which calls for equal blood money for both genders, Vice President Massoumeh Ebtekar said.

Top Iranian Cleric Condemns Beheading of Kid in Saudi Arabia

A senior Iranian Shiite cleric has vehemently condemned the beheading of a child by a Takfiri man in the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia.

6-Year-Old Boy Brutally Killed in Medina before Mother’s Eyes

A Saudi little boy, while on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Medina with his Shia mother, has been barbarously killed for unknown reasons, fueling speculations that he could have been a sectarian and hate crime victim, media reports say.

Iran Leader Pardons Huge Number of Inmates

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to pardon or commute the sentences of a large number of Iranian convicts on the occasion of Islamic Revolution's 40th anniversary.

Iran to Pardon 50,000 Convicts on Revolution’s 40th Anniv.

The Iranian Judiciary Chief Amoli Larijani said 50,000 convicts will receive pardons from Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Iran Censures EU’s ‘Non-Constructive’ Statement

The Iranian foreign ministry on Tuesday rejected the European Union’s criticisms of its missile program and human rights conditions, describing the bloc’s positions as non-constructive and unhelpful.

Western MSM Coverage of Hashemi’s Detention: Double-Standard on Steroids

Marzieh Hashemi, the US-born anchorwoman who was arrested without charges on January 13 in her homeland, was finally set free on Wednesday, after she appeared before a 23-member grand jury for a third hearing on an unspecified federal court case.

Is Press TV Journo Caught in Crossfire as Trump Intensifies Iran Standoff?

A little over a week into the arrest of the senior journalist working for Iran’s Press TV, the case has become a big controversy shrouded in mystery.

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