Human rights


  • ‘West not qualified to talk about human rights’ 2018-03-11 09:49

    ‘West not qualified to talk about human rights’

    TEHRAN – The secretary of the High Council for Human Rights in Iran has condemned Western countries for supporting terrorists groups in the Middle East, saying they are not qualified to speak about human rights.

  • human rights 2018-02-12 20:21

    Tehran says seeking co-op with UN on human rights

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Javad Larijani, secretary of the High Council for Human Rights Mohammad in Iran, has said that Iran is seeking close cooperation with the United Nations on issues related to human rights.

  •  Nicholas Hopton 2018-01-30 09:51

    By Mohammad Ghaderi & Payman Yazdani

    UK envoy comments on JCPOA, Iran protests, Zaghari

    TEHRAN - Commenting on various issues such as the JCPOA, bilateral ties, protests rallies in Iran and Nazanin Zaghari, British Ambassador to Tehran Nicholas Hopton says that despite all challenges Tehran-London relationship is heading in the right direction.

  • human rights 2018-01-06 19:57

    Iran calls UN rights’ stance on protests ‘regrettable’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s High Council for Human Rights issued a statement on Saturday describing the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ stance on supporting recent riots in Iran as “regrettable”.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-01-03 10:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. new strategy isn’t much different from previous administrations: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “The new U.S. strategy only sets out the broad outlines of American priorities, which in fact are not much different from those of previous administrations, or for that matter any other nation, namely security and economic prosperity.”

  • canada 2017-12-20 20:35

    Iran calls double standards biggest threat to human rights

    Mohammad Hassaninejad, Iran’s envoy in the third committee of the UN General Assembly, said on Tuesday that biggest threat to human rights stems from “hypocrisy, politicization and double standards”.

  • Ebtekar, EU rep discuss women’s rights 2017-11-21 22:22

    Ebtekar, EU rep discuss women’s rights

    TEHRAN — The Iranian vice president for women and family affairs and the European Union’s special representative for human rights held a meeting in Tehran.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-11-16 11:14

    Iran calls UN’s human rights resolution ‘refutable’

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has denounced a recent UN human rights resolution against the Islamic Republic as “refutable and unacceptable”.