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Tehran Slams UN Human Rights Report as Baseless Claim 28 Oct 2020

Tehran Slams UN Human Rights Report as Baseless Claim

Secretary of Iranian Judiciary's Headquarters for Human Rights Ali Bagheri-Kani on Monday dismissed special rapporteur's report on Iran's human rights situation, saying that the report has no legal basis.

US Sanctions on Syria Run Counter to Human Rights 18 Jun 2020

US Sanctions on Syria Run Counter to Human Rights

A senior adviser to the Iranian parliament speaker said the US’ fresh sanctions against Syria, imposed under the Caesar Act, constitute a violation of human rights and international treaties.

Trump eying Whites for November elections 10 Jun 2020

Trump eying Whites for November elections

As the US in engulfed in anti-racism protests following the brutal suffocation of black citizen George Floyd by a white policeman in Minneapolis on May 25,

Western governments keep silence on crackdown of protests in US 02 Jun 2020

Western governments keep silence on crackdown of protests in US

Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in its twitter account on Tuesday wrote that Western governments keep silence and forget their Human Rights fever.

Human Rights in Trouble amid Pandemic 28 Apr 2020

Human Rights in Trouble amid Pandemic

The UN rights chief warned that countries flouting the rule of law in the name of fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic risk sparking a "human rights disaster".

Political use of human rights by EU 11 Dec 2019

Political use of human rights by EU

TEHRAN (Iran News) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday that the European Union is making political and instrumental use of human rights, noting such an approach is intended to isolate sovereign states. Seyed Abbas Mousavi’s remarks came on Tuesday in reaction to a statement declared by, the newly-appointed High Representative of the […]

Forced Conversion, an International Crisis 02 Dec 2019

Forced Conversion, an International Crisis

The seminar, held in Seoul, South Korea, was devoted to the protection of the rights of religious minorities targeted by the majority groups, particularly in the context of anti-human rights situations such as the forced conversion that occurred in Korea. Iran News quotes the report of the seminar told by peaceinitiative.net. Forced conversion, also known […]

Rights Violations during Chile Protests; HRW says 27 Nov 2019

Rights Violations during Chile Protests; HRW says

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Police committed “serious human rights violations” as weeks of chile protests across the South American country claimed 25 lives, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday in a report calling for reform of the force. HRW said the police, known as Carabineros, “committed serious human rights violations, including excessive use of force in […]

Presidential adviser suggests independent human rights institution 24 Nov 2019

Presidential adviser suggests independent human rights institution

TEHRAN (Iran News) – A senior Presidential adviser has highlighted the necessity of setting up an independent human rights institution to provide legitimate and reliable reports at national and international levels. Hesamulddin Ashna’s, Presidential adviser, remarks came at the 59th meeting of legal affairs coordination council on Saturday. “An institution independent from the government, the […]

Iranian human rights envoy leaves for Geneva 05 Nov 2019

Iranian human rights envoy leaves for Geneva

TEHRAN (Iran News) – A high-ranking Iranian human rights envoy left Tehran for Geneva on Tuesday to present a national human rights report at the UN Human Rights Council. The Iranian delegation headed by the secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijani left Tehran for the UN Human Rights Council in the Swiss city of […]