Human Rights



  • جواد لاریجانی 2015-11-08 23:13

    Western human rights fascistic: Schulz

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – On the 2nd day of his visit to Tehran, EP's Schulz met with Iran's human rights official Mohammad Javad Larijani and discussed matters of bilateral interests.

  • prison 2015-11-06 18:45

    US senator urges closure of Gitmo Bay prison

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 06 (MNA) – US Senator Dianne Feinstein urged Congress to take steps to close the prison that the US maintains in Guantanamo Bay, in eastern Cuba.

  • saudi 2015-10-28 14:39

    By: David Horsey

    US turns a blind eye to Saudi crimes

    TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (MNA) – Despite all the human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, the country remains one of the closest US allies after decades of needless wars on other countries. As of now, this America’s much-favored ‘staunch ally’ as one of the most brutally repressive regimes, is preparing to execute opposition leader Nimr al-Nimr and crucify and behead Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, a Shia Muslim demonstrator who was only 17 when they arrested him.

  • equality 2015-10-20 12:22

    By: Clay Bennett

    Some 'more equal' than others

    TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) – While the general principle of equality and non-discrimination is a fundamental element of international human rights law, we are still living in a world where 'all are equal, but some are more equal than others.'

  • UN INDIGENOUS PEOPLE 2015-10-20 09:45

    UN sees progress in mechanisms of recognition of indigenous rights

    NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (MNA) – The United Nations, on Monday, presented the progress in the implementation of indigenous people's rights since the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples of September 2014.

  • دیدار دست‌اندرکاران حج ۹۴ با رهبر معظم انقلاب 2015-10-19 16:23

    Leader urges ‘assertive addressing of Mina incident’

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Republic has criticized silence of western powers claimants of human rights on Mina incident.

  • nimr 2015-10-19 15:24

    Petition to free Ali Mohammed Al-Nimr

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) – The video made by Catherine Shakdam who heads Ali Mohammed al-Nimr campaign invites everyone to step out of the sidelines and join the petition to urge the freedom of this Muslim boy who has been arrested at age 17 by the Saudi regime for partaking in anti-government protests and now faces death by crucifixion.

  • free 2015-10-19 14:34

    Silence not an option; let’s free Ali Mohammed Al-Nimr

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) – Human rights activists across the globe are calling for the release of Ali Mohammad Al-Nimr, a Shia Muslim in Saudi Arabia, who was arrested on false charges and sentenced to death by beheading and crucifixion.

  • OIC 2015-10-15 14:56

    OIC slams Israeli regime’s violations against Palestinians

    RIYADH, Oct. 15 (MNA) – OIC, on Wednesday, reacted to crimes against Palestinians committed by Israeli regime.

  • un 2015-10-08 17:50

    UN Urges global support to "Mandela Rules "

    NEW YORK, Oct. 08 (MNA) – In a bid to honor Mandela, a set of rules to preserve prisoners’ human rights was named after him and presented in the UN HQ.

  • مقر سازمان ملل‎ 2015-10-04 12:10

    Iran responds to allegations at UN

    TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (MNA) – Iran’s representative to the United Nations has reacted to the false claims made by some foreign officials at the UN General Assembly.

  • afkham 2015-09-27 14:24

    FM spokeswoman:

    UN human rights report on Iran lacks legal basis

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Iranian FM spokeswoman has slammed a report by the UN chief at the 70th session of UNGA on alleged human rights violations in the country, saying biased reports have no legal basis.

  • 2015-03-04T154051Z_900752502_GM1EB341TNR02_RTRMADP_3_SYRIA-CRISIS.jpg 2015-09-22 22:03

    Cuba urges peaceful solution to Syrian Crisis

    GENEVA, Sep. 22 (MNA) – Cuba reaffirmed its support to finding a peaceful solution to the Syrian Crisis, rejecting any attempt of undermining the sovereignty and territorial integrity of that nation.

  • fischer, larijani 2015-09-09 12:36

    Iran urges dialogue for mutual understanding of human rights

    TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) – Iran's Judiciary Chief described theoretical and scientific dialogues with a focus on human rights between Iran and Austria an important step to mutual understanding of the concept of human dignity.

  • Izadi 2015-09-07 14:09

    Izadi women’s condition, proof of ISIL inhumanity: UN Official

    TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) – If there is any proof needed for the inhumanity of ISIL, it is what happened to you, said the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG), Ján Kubiš to the Izadi community in Sheikhan, Iraq.

  • fischer 2015-09-05 08:40

    Austrian President Fischer to visit Iran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Austrian President Heinz Fischer will visit Iran next week leading a delegate consisting of 130 Austrian companies.

  • HR 2015-08-12 15:23

    By: Li Feng

    Human rights

    TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) – Racism knows no human rights.

  • پلیس آمریکا و گاز فلفل 2015-07-27 12:32

    US police pepper sprays M4BL attendees

    Cleveland, Jul. 27 (MNA) – Cleveland police have used pepper spray against activists attending the national convention of the Movement for Black Lives. Hundreds of activists from across the nation gathered at Cleveland State University on Sunday for the first national conference to discuss escalating tensions between US police and Afro-Americans.

  • Howard Bruce Franklin 2015-07-05 13:19

    American prisons: The caging of human rights

    NEW JERSEY, Jul. 05 (MNA) – America’s leading cultural historian tells Mehr News that “Washington is in no position to scold other countries about ‘human rights’ until it ends mass incarceration of Americans in our prison gulag”.