Human Rights



  • araghchi schmid Yesterday 12:12

    3rd round of Iran-EU discussions to open in Isfahan on Mon.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) – The third round of negotiations between Iran and the European Union will be held in Isfahan under the heading of ‘Nuclear cooperation; Progresses and Prospects.’

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-11-15 19:20

    Ghasemi condemns human rights resolution against Iran

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesman says the anti-Iran resolution of UNGA over the situation of human rights lacks credits because of the criminal background of the supportive countries.

  • Eshagh Al Habib 2017-11-15 08:45

    Al Habib:

    Iran rebukes Canada’s selective stances on human rights

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador to United Nations Eshagh Al Habib has slammed Canada’s selective stance on human rights.

  • al habib 2017-11-15 08:43

    Iran’s UN envoy:

    Saudi partnership in anti-terrorism fight mockery of humanity

    TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) – Eshagh Al-Habib, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations, censured Saudi Arabia for blatant human rights violation.

  • آیت الله صادق آملی لاریجانی رئیس قوه قضائیه 2017-11-14 19:27

    Judiciary chief:

    Westerners’ human rights, political pretext

    TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – Iran’s judiciary chief says that he is against the presence of UN special rapporteur on human rights in Iran and dialogue with rapporteur in abroad should be upon the condition of effectiveness.

  • Syria 2017-11-13 13:11

    Syria dismisses intl. coalition attacks as aimed at derailing army’s victories

    DAMASCUS, Nov. 13 (MNA) – Syria expressed its strong condemnation of the war crimes committed by the international US-led coalition against innocent civilians in the country.

  • آیت الله صادق آملی لاریجانی رئیس قوه قضائیه 2017-10-30 20:06

    Judiciary chief calls for protecting economy in face of sanctions

    TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – Iranian Judiciary Chief, Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani, urged administrative officials to strengthen the economy to not let Americans pose pressure through sanctions.

  • ghasemi 2017-10-27 12:02

    Iran dismisses UN rapporteur's human rights report as 'biased'

    TEHRAN, Oct. 27 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi says the UN special rapporteur's recent report about the situation of human rights in Iran is a biased and politically-motivated one which lacks credibility.

  • محمد جواد لاریجانی 2017-10-25 13:10

    Iran’s HR chief:

    Anti-Iran sanctions against human rights documents

    TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – Head of Iran’s High Council of Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijiani said the US, rather than withdrawing from the N-deal, will always refuse to fulfill its obligations by "nagging" about it.

  • شیخ محمد خجسته 2017-10-24 13:22

    Al-Wefaq member:

    Bahraini prisoners in critical condition

    TEHRAN, Oct. 24 (MNA) – A Member of Bahrain’s Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Sheikh Mohammad Khojasteh pointed to the critical situation of Bahrain’s political prisoners, captured by Al-Khalifa regime, and urged the international community to take immediate action to stop the suffering of these people.

  • علاءالدین بروجردی 2017-10-09 21:53


    Australia must release Negar Ghodskani on bail

    TEHRAN, Oct. 09 (MNA) – Senior MP Boroujerdi called on Australian government to release on bail an Iranian woman who is pregnant and has been arrested on violation of US trade laws upon an extradition request from Washington.  

  • سیدعباس عراقچی 2017-09-23 09:50

    Iran, NAM discuss human rights issues

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Iran’s Deputy FM Araghchi met with rotating Sec. Gen. of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) discussing the Movement’s High-Level Summit on Human Rights and the Cultural Diversity.

  • گفتگوی روحانی با سی ان ان 2017-09-19 09:12

    Pres. Rouhani to CNN:

    Iran ready for swift riposte if Trump kills nuclear deal

    TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – In an exclusive interview with CNN in New York, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani promised a swift response if US President Donald Trump scraps the nuclear deal.

  • جواد لاریجانی 2017-09-18 13:01

    Iran's HR chief:

    Human Rights 'no imported commodity' in Iran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Head of Iran’s High Council of Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijiani said human rights is not an "imported commodity" in Iran, rather it is founded on "Islamic rationality".

  • leader 2017-09-12 10:43

    Myanmar's crimes against Muslims kill Nobel Peace Prize

    TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – Ayatollah Khamenei, the Iranian Leader, has emphasized the need to exert political and economic pressure on the brutal government to stop killing of Muslims.

  • محسن رضایی 2017-09-06 14:04

    Rezaei urges Muslim states to defend Rohingya Muslims

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – Former IRGC General Mohsen Rezaei has called on all Muslim countries to form a unified force in defense of Rohingya Muslims who are being persecuted violently in Myanmar.

  • larijani 2017-09-06 12:25

    Iran's human rights chief:

    JCPOA proves Iran never sought nuclear weapons

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) – In a meeting with special envoy of Japan’s prime minister, Iran's Mohammad Javad Larijani said the nuclear deal is a testament that the Islamic Republic has never sought to develop nuclear weapons.

  • چاوش اوغلو و ظریف 2017-09-04 18:31

    Zarif, Cavusoglu discuss Burmese Muslims

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Cavusoglu held a phone conversation on Monday, discussing the deteriorating situation of Muslims in Myanmar.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-09-03 15:32

    Iran dismisses biased UN human rights report

    TEHRAN, Sep. 03 (MNA) – Iran has dismissed the recent UN human rights report on the Islamic Republic as baseless and biased, saying such ‘politicized’ and ‘selective’ approaches undermine the credibility of human rights status in the world.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-08-25 14:48

    FM spox:

    Bahrain trying to divert popular protests

    TEHRAN, Aug. 25 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi rejected the claims made by Bahrain and advised the Bahraini rulers to put projection and distortion aside in dealing with the popular protests in that country.

  • جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-08-13 13:20

    Parl. bill passes Article on US violators of human rights

    TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (MNA) – Iran’s parliament countermeasure bill to US acts of exploitation and terror includes an Article on punishment for American individuals who violate human rights.

  •  indigenous peoples  2017-08-08 10:25

    End to discrimination against indigenous peoples demanded at UN

    NEW YORK, Aug. 08 (MNA) – Experts in human rights from the United Nations today demanded an end to the discrimination against the indigenous peoples, on the occasion of Indigenous Peoples World Day on August 9.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-07-23 14:38

    Iran raps Israel for ‘vicious crackdown’ on Palestinians

    TEHRAN, Jul. 23 (MNA) – Iran has strongly condemned Israeli regime's continued acts of aggression and brutal crackdown on Palestinians, calling on independent nations across the world to voice solidarity with the oppressed people.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-07-23 09:07

    Reacting to White House statement;

    US threats expose its meddlesome nature: FM spox

    TEHRAN, Jul. 23 (MNA) – Iran has dismissed the recent statement by the White House on the release of US prisoners in Iran, describing it as an example of interference in the Islamic Republic’s internal affairs.  

  • Iran Japan 2017-07-20 23:05

    Iran-Japan human rights dialogue begins in Tokyo

    TEHRAN, Jul. 20 (MNA) – The 12th round of human rights dialogues between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Japan kicked off Wednesday in Tokyo, Japan.

  • جلسه هیئت دولت 2017-07-19 19:52


    'US lacks role in promoting human rights, stability across world'

    TEHRAN, Jul. 19 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani said the United States, which has failed to fulfill its obligations, cannot claim to be a promoter of human rights, rule of law, stability and security in the world.

  • IR655 2017-07-03 09:53

    FM commemorates IR-655 flight martyrs

    TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry of Iran, while slamming the cowardly and inhuman shooting down of Iran Air Flight 655 by a US cruiser, remembered martyrs of the bitter crime.

  • Bruno Rodriguez 2017-06-20 12:02

    Cuban FM:

    Donald Trump's anti-Cuba policy unsustainable

    VIENNA, Jun. 20 (MNA) – Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, has said that US President Donald Trump's policy that is aimed at hardening US blockade against Cuba is absolutely unsustainable over the time.

  • Cuba EU 2017-05-23 15:20

    Cuba, EU on dialogue on human rights

    BRUSSELS, May 23 (MNA) – Cuba and the European Union (EU) made their third round of conversations on human rights Monday, to bring about the exchange of opinions and widen the knowledge of their respective realities.

  • UNAOC 2017-04-29 22:07

    Call for video entries:

    PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival 2017

    TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) – The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) invite youth from around the world to submit original and creative videos focusing on the PLURAL+ theme of migration, diversity and social inclusion.