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TEHRAN – The recent report by the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran has been met with strong objection in the country, what it branded as "unjust" and "politically motivated.”
TEHRAN – The Judiciary chief has refuted U.S. allegations that Iran is violating human rights, saying Tehran will not leave such claims “unanswered.”
TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that the U.S. government is not in a position to make judgments on the situation of human rights in other countries.
TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has underlined the importance of Iranian-Iraqi cooperation to oppose a political abuse of human rights against the two countries.
TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Wednesday dismissed as “baseless” and “provocative” the recent remarks by a British official about Iran’s human rights record.
TEHRAN – An Iranian delegation arrived in Moscow on Tuesday to attend the third round of consultations on human rights between the Islamic Republic and the Russian Federation.
TEHRAN – Head of the Iranian High Council for Human Rights has criticized the UN Special Rapporteur-designate for Human Rights in Iran Asma Jahangir, saying she is “politicizing” human rights issue.
TEHRAN – The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council on Saturday asked for appointment of special human rights rapporteurs for the countries which are directly and indirectly involved in suppressing and killing the regional people, including the U.S., Britain, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Israel.
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In the past few months, the Philippine-U.S. alliance has suffered an unprecedented setback. Diplomatic exchanges have been rife with tensions, while military cooperation has been downgraded, although it is unclear whether it has been formally downgraded.
TEHRAN – The deputy head of Iran’s human rights office for international affairs has warned about the dire and difficult condition of the Yemeni people, saying a humanitarian disaster is impending.
TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi dismissed on Tuesday the UN General Assembly human rights resolution, saying it is politically motivated.
TEHRAN – Part of the European Union’s criticism of the condition of human rights in Iran is “sound” as far as it is not against unnegotiable Islamic laws, ILNA quoted Ali Motahari, the parliament’s second vice speaker, as saying on Saturday.
TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takhtravanchi said on Saturday Iran and the EU will sit together in Brussels on November 9 for the first time since the conclusion of the nuclear deal to exchange ideas on human rights, one major sticking point in bilateral ties.
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TEHRAN - It is a shame for the United Nations that Saudi Arabia is reelected to the UN Human Rights Council, despite the vast outcry and criticism from human rights organizations that Saudi Arabia is committing war crimes in Yemen.
TEHRAN – The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has said Tehran may reconsider capital punishment for drug smugglers, limiting it to drug lords only, seemingly a setback from a tougher stance taken previously.
TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s report on human rights situation in Iran is “invalid”.
Amoli Larijani calls for formation of joint judiciary committee with Malaysia
TEHRAN – Iranian Judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani has called for a more concerted effort by Islamic countries in face of human rights atrocities committed by arrogant powers in a push to prevent their manipulative use of the issue.
TEHRAN – Iran’s Human Rights Council has rejected remarks by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as “untrue,” saying Iran’s human rights policy has fundamentally been premised upon “transparency as well as constructive and logical” cooperation.
TEHRAN - Mohammad Javad Larijani, the head of the Iranian High Council for Human Rights, said on Wednesday that Iran attaches great value to relations with Italy and hopes the ties would be expanded in various spheres.
TEHRAN – Mohammad Javad Larijani, the head of Iran's High Council for Human Rights, arrived at Italy on Tuesday for the third round of talks on judicial and human rights issues, according to ILNA.
TEHRAN – The head of Iran's High Council for Human Rights has said appointing a special human rights rapporteur for Iran is unwarranted and unjustified.
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TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, the secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council, said on Friday that Ahmed Shaheed, the special UN rapporteur on human rights in Iran, has embedded his latest report on the situation of human rights in Iran with what he called a pack of “lies” to present it to the European Parliament in days.