Human Rights

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  • صادق آملی لاریجانی رئیس قوه قضائیه 2017-03-06 20:36

    Judiciary head:

    Govt. should respond strongly to US claims

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Head of the Judiciary has said Western critiques of Iran’s human rights conditions are generally based on inaccurate and distorted data provided by the opposition and anti-Revolutionary circles overseas.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2017-03-04 16:16

    US not competent to criticize others on human rights

    TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesman in response to the release of US annual report on human rights on Friday, said the country is not in a position to comment on the situation of human rights in other countries.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-03-01 16:35

    FM denounces UAE minister’s Yemen remarks

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said a country who had been red-handed in destroying Yemeni infrastructure ironically had accused others of intervention in Yemen.

  • araghchi 2017-03-01 10:16

    Human rights should not be politicized

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy FM who is in Geneva to attend Human Rights Council has warned against politicization of human rights.

  • araghchi 2017-02-28 09:02

    Araghchi en route to Geneva

    TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (MNA) – Deputy FM Mr. Abbas Araghchi will depart Tehran for Geneva on Tuesday evening to attend a session of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

  • هایم برشیث 2017-02-19 15:12

    Anti-Zionist activist:

    Israel a Jewish State, not democracy

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – A University of East London professor and an avid anti-Zionist has said with Trump in the White House, prospects of the Palestinians will be more and more slim for recognition of their rights by Israelis.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-02-18 20:32

    Iran condemns Swedish human rights draft resolution

    TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said human rights resolution draft follows an old trend which had sought to mount pressure on Iran.

  •  António Guterres 2017-02-06 15:14

    UN Chief calls for global action against female genital mutilation

    TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (MNA) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the Intl. Day for Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February 2017, called for global action against this heinous human rights violation.

  • travel ban 2017-01-30 14:01

    By:Martin Sutovec

    Immigrants go home

    TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (MNA) – President Donald Trump’s executive order barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries including Iran from entering the US have caused massive public protests across the country against the discriminatory and xenophobic nature of the measure that undermines the very principles for which the US claims to stand.

  • Hassan Abd al-Nabi 2017-01-30 11:29

    Al Khalifa regime bribes HR organizations into silence

    TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (MNA) – Bahraini political activist criticized the international community for its silence over the crimes committed by the Al Khalifa rulers of Bahrain.

  • Edward Corrigan 2017-01-29 08:53

    Support for Al-Khalifa, Western strategy to project power in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) – Canadian Human Rights Attorney Edward Corrigan rejected the ‘muted’ protests of the United States, Great Britain and other Western powers against the human rights violation in Bahrain as appalling.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2017-01-25 14:12

    Iran condemns reckless remarks of British official

    TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi expressed surprise and regret over UK's recent act to accuse Iran of human rights violations.

  • Iran - Russia Flags.jpg 2017-01-24 11:45

    Iranian delegation in Moscow to attend human rights talks

    TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (MNA) – Iranian delegation arrived in Moscow on Tuesday to attend the third round of consultations on human rights between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation, due on Tuesday.

  •  António Guterres 2017-01-18 19:49

    Diversity 'richness, not threat': UN chief

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – In a message to an event spotlighting the growing challenges of anti-Muslim discrimination as well as hatred in various contexts, UN Secretary General António Guterres appealed for drawing strength from the principles of inclusion, tolerance and mutual understanding to recognize the value of diversity.

  • Afghanistan 2017-01-11 10:15

    UN condemns terrorist attacks in Afghanistan 

    NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (MNA) – The United Nations on Tuesday condemned the terrorist attacks which took place in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, as well as in its second largest city Kandahar.

  • شیخ نمر 2017-01-03 13:48

    Iranian MPs:

    Sheikh Nimr execution 'revealed Saudi Arabia’s naivety'

    TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (MNA) – A total of 91 Members of Parliament (MPs), in a statement on Tue. morning, said execution of Sheikh Nimr demonstrated depth of Saudi Arabia’s irresponsibility.

  • diraz 2017-01-03 09:53

    World silent on siege of Bahrain’s Diraz

    TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (MNA) – Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society of Bahrain in a statement has condemned the international community for their indifference toward the six-month siege of Diraz region in Bahrain.

  • nimr 2017-01-02 15:32

    VIDEO: 'My Only Hope'

    TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – 'My Only Hope' sung by Josef Svmmr is about fighting against injustice across the world and is in honor of Sheikh Nimr and all other fallen men and women who have given their lives for the freedom of others and society.

  • حوادث یازده سپتامبر 2016-12-20 22:21

    New briefing outlines ‘hollowing of human rights’ post-9/11

    LONDON, Dec. 20 (MNA) – A new briefing published Tuesday by IHRC examines the way the US response to international ‘terrorism’ following 9/11 has been seriously detrimental to the protection of human rights.

  • SaudiYemenBombing.jpg 2016-12-20 08:47

    HR watchdog urges Saudis to stop using cluster munitions in Yemen

    MOSCOW, Dec. 20 (MNA) – Saudi Arabia should abandon its use of all cluster munitions in Yemen and destroy its stockpile as well as to respect the international convention on cluster munitions, a prominent human rights organization said in a statement Monday.

  • نشست جمعی از علمای اهل سنت با رئیس جمهور 2016-12-19 13:13

    Rouhani:

    Citizenship Rights Charter ‘quintessence of Constitutional Revolution’

    TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani has said his campaign promise to save the economy has largely been fulfilled with single-digit inflation rate and a modest economic growth.

  •  Human Rights Day 2016-12-10 15:13

    Ban:

    Stand up for someone’s rights today

    TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2016, said all of us can – and must – act in our daily lives to advance the human rights of the people around us.

  • دومین همایش بین المللی اسلام و حقوق بشردوستانه بین المللی 2016-12-08 16:04

    By: Majid Fazaeli

    2nd intl. conference on Islam and Intl. Humanitarian Law opens

    TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (MNA) – Academics and intellectuals of Iran and 20 other countries have attended the opening of 2nd intl. conference on Islam and International Humanitarian Law in Qom, Al-Ghadir Conference Hall.

  • ترزا می 2016-11-29 18:19

    IHRC:

    UK PM meeting with GCC ‘flagrant disregard’ for human rights

    TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) – IHRC has written to the British PM registering dismay with her upcoming visit to Bahrain to meet with leaders of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council on the sidelines of the organization’s summit early next month.

  • ban ki-moon 2016-11-26 09:14

    UN: violence against women serious violation of human rights

    NEW YORK , Nov. 26 (MNA) – UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has reiterated Friday that gender violence represents a serious violation of human rights and has called for an end to it through a collective action.

  • میانمار 2016-11-23 14:29

    Intl. community must act to halt state abuses against Rohingya

    TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) – IHRC is extremely concerned for the fate of Myanmar's Rohingya following a renewed government crackdown against the beleaguered minority.

  • 02br6 indonesia.jpg 2016-11-23 11:45

    Iran, Indonesia hold 3rd Human Rights Dialogue

    TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) – The 3rd Indonesia-Iran Human Rights Dialogue was held in Tehran for two days, Monday and Tuesday.

  • اللهیار ملکشاهی رئیس کمیسیون حقوقی و قضایی مجلس 2016-11-19 15:26

    Parliamentarian:

    Possible EU office in Tehran ‘inconsequential’

    TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (MNA) – Head of Parliament Legal and Judicial Commission had downplayed the prospects of possible EU office in Tehran as ‘inconsequential.’

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارتامور خارجه 2016-11-16 09:12

    Iran rejects UN human rights resolution as 'politically-motivated'

    TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has dismissed as 'politically-motivated' a UN resolution critical of the country’s human rights record, saying Tehran attaches no value to any resolution adopted based on ulterior political motives.

  • dehghani 2016-11-16 09:00

    UN envoy:

    Human rights abused to pressure independent nations

    TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to UN said human rights are being abused to put pressure on a nation that has chosen independence over yielding to interference.