Human rights

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  • Front covers of the books “Children and Human Rights: My Social Rights” and “Children and Human Rights: My Individual Rights”. 2022-01-19 18:30

    Stories by Iranian writer on children individual, social rights published in English

    TEHRAN – A book series by an Iranian writer teaching children their personal and social rights based on information from the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) has been published in English.

  • Iran's human rights chief Gharibabadi 2021-12-27 22:04

    Iranian negotiators don’t allow outside issues to affect Vienna talks: official

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian judicial official says the United States and certain other Western countries are abusing the issue of human rights as a “political tool” to advance their foreign policy goals, noting that the Iranian negotiators don’t allow outside issues to affect the trend of talks in Vienna.

  • Gharibabadi 2021-12-17 21:39

    Iran rights chief calls on Canada to annul anti-hijab law

    TEHRAN - Iranian human rights chief on Thursday called on Canada to revoke a discriminatory law banning a citizen from her teaching career for wearing a hijab in classroom in the eastern province of Quebec.

  • Meeting 2021-12-08 19:51

    Iran, Indonesia hold human rights talks

    TEHRAN - The seventh round of human rights talks between Iran and Indonesia hosted by the Islamic Republic was held virtually on Tuesday.

  • UN decries “disastrous” human rights for Palestinians 2021-12-08 16:19

    UN decries “disastrous” human rights for Palestinians

    TEHRAN - The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has strongly condemned Israeli violations of Palestinian rights, describing their situation as disastrous, with severe infringements occurring that are affecting the lives of millions of Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation.

  • U.S. 2021-12-06 11:56

    Irony of U.S. Human Rights Records, Claims

    TEHRAN- The Americans do not develop close ties with states and leaders that pursue independence or are concerned about their own country’s national interests, an Iranian scholar and political analyst said.

  • U.S. probes new “civilian fatalities” in Syria 2021-12-04 17:56

    U.S. probes new “civilian fatalities” in Syria

    TEHRAN - The United States has triggered further controversy after acknowledging an airstrike it launched on Friday may have led to more civilian casualties in Syria.

  • Protecting refugees is a human rights principle, Iran writes to UNHCR 2021-11-24 17:16

    Protecting refugees is a human rights principle, Iran writes to UNHCR

    TEHRAN – The communications and constitution implementation department of the Vice Presidency for Legal Affairs in a letter to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees called for the protection of asylum seekers and refugees in accordance with human rights obligations.

  • Even in death, Palestinians suffer obscene indignities 2021-11-03 19:35

    By Andrew Mitrovica

    Even in death, Palestinians suffer obscene indignities

    Even in death, Palestinians, it seems, have no respite from Israeli officials intent on stripping them of their dignity and humanity.

  • Pfizer making a killing, literally 2021-11-03 19:35

    Pfizer making a killing, literally

    TEHRAN - Once again, this year, the American drug manufacturer Pfizer has significantly raised its revenue forecast by cashing in on Covid-19 vaccines and triggering calls by rights groups to stop putting profit ahead of human lives.

  • Ershadi 2021-10-30 21:06

    Iran rejects ‘weaponization of human rights, selectivity and double standards’

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian diplomat in New York has called on certain states to stop weaponizing human rights amid tensions between Iran and the United Nations over a UN report criticizing Iran’s human rights record. 

  • Martin S. Flaherty 2021-10-29 18:59

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    U.S. doing not enough to criticize rights violations in S. Arabia and Egypt: professor

    TEHRAN – A professor of law says that the U.S. does not do nearly enough to criticize human rights violations in Saudi Arabia and Egypt, highlighting double standards when it comes to human rights.

  • ‘Shameful milestone’ in Yemen as 10,000 children killed from violence 2021-10-20 18:33

    ‘Shameful milestone’ in Yemen as 10,000 children killed from violence

    TEHRAN - UNICEF spokesperson James Elder has just returned from Yemen and has more grim news about children living in what the United Nations describes as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Addressing a press briefing in Geneva, he says, “The Yemen conflict has just hit another shameful milestone: 10,000 children have been killed or maimed since Saudi Arabia’s bombing campaign started in March 2015. That’s the equivalent of four children every day.”

  • UN envoy slams Israel’s land grab policies in West Bank, siege on Gaza 2021-10-20 18:32

    UN envoy slams Israel’s land grab policies in West Bank, siege on Gaza

    TEHRAN - The United Nations Middle East envoy has censured Israel’s unlawful demolitions and settlement expansion in the occupied Palestinian territories as well as the crippling siege the regime has imposed on Gaza, complaining of a lack of progress in efforts to achieve a so-called two‑state solution to the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • Macron’s remarks on the Algerian massacre in Paris denounced 2021-10-18 21:18

    Macron’s remarks on the Algerian massacre in Paris denounced

    TEHRAN - French President Emmanuel Macron’s denouncement of a bloody crackdown on Algerian Muslim protesters in Paris 60 years ago as an “unforgivable crime” has not gone well, with activists demanding a full apology. While Macron’s remarks are the strongest recognition by a French president of the massacre in which police heavily beat the protesters and threw hundreds of them into the River Seine. The events that unfolded that night have never been legally investigated.

  • Anger mounts after the sale of football club to Saudis 2021-10-17 18:57

    Anger mounts after the sale of football club to Saudis

    TEHRAN - Since the English Premier League announced their approval of a Saudi Arabian bid to buy Newcastle United Football Club, a barrage of condemnation had been poured in by Human Rights groups who are furious with the takeover.

  • Arhama Siddiqa 2021-10-15 11:48

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    There is doubt that Taliban has changed: researcher

    TEHRAN - A Pakistani researcher says that despite initial optimistic views over the Taliban, there is now doubt whether the group has changed. 

  • Joost R. Hiltermann 2021-10-11 21:58

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Double standards on human rights are the norm, not the exception: expert

    TEHRAN - MENA Program Director at the International Crisis Group says that double standard on human rights has turned to a norm and no longer is an exception as great states in the world sponsor futile wars, especially in Yemen.

  • white house 2021-09-25 16:40

    By Xinhua writer Gao Wencheng

    Xinhua Commentary: Washington is the master of coercive diplomacy

    Besides numerous unquestionable events recorded in history, even the most recent ones have proven the United States is the very one that has been addicted to practicing coercive policies, with a whole range of tools ready to deal with targeted countries, including sanctions, intimidations, stoking unrest and forming inglorious clique.

  • American guards “whipping” black refugees triggers outrage  2021/09/22

    American guards “whipping” black refugees triggers outrage 

    TEHRAN- The White House has been mired in controversy after footage circulated online showing U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback whipping black Haitian asylum seekers attempting to cross the American-Mexico border

  • SaudiYemenBombing.jpg 2021-08-30 18:52

    Dozens of Saudi-backed troops killed

    Scores of soldiers have been killed in missile strikes on a Saudi-backed military base in Yemen.

  • U.S should be held “accountable” for Afghan crimes  2021-08-25 19:19

    U.S should be held “accountable” for Afghan crimes 

    China's envoy to the UN Human Rights Council says the U.S. army and the militaries of its coalition partners should be held accountable for potential rights violations committed in Afghanistan.

  • Canada 2021-07-14 01:54

    More unmarked graves discovered in Canada, how many more left?

    True Canada, unearthed...

    TEHRAN— As the search for discovering more unmarked graves continue, one thing can be said for sure. Canada, a country that commits “cultural genocide,” cannot decry over human rights.

  • فروش سلاح به عربستان 2021-06-28 18:30

    UK sold about £17bn of weapons to two-thirds of ‘rights abusers’

    The UK has sold arms and military equipment to two-thirds of countries slammed for their dire record on human rights and civil liberties, according to a new report.

  • Deadly clashes in Yemen as Saudi Arabia targeted with 17 drones 2021-06-21 11:57

    Deadly clashes in Yemen as Saudi Arabia targeted with 17 drones

    Fresh battles have erupted between Yemeni forces and militants loyal to Saudi Arabia in Yemen’s strategic northern city of Marib. The clashes are reported to have left 16 pro-Saudi militants killed.

  • Saudia Arabia "to execute" 40 teens 2021-06-20 17:29

    Saudia Arabia "to execute" 40 teens

    Human Rights activists have raised the alarm over plans by Saudi Arabia to execute more than 40 teenagers. According to monitoring group, Saudi Leaks, the shocking revelation comes just a week after the Kingdom carried out the death penalty for Mustafa al-Darwish, who was sentenced for alleged crimes committed as a minor.

  • علی باقری کنی 2021-05-08 21:32

    Human rights chief asks Germany to cooperate with Tehran regarding anti-Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN— In a meeting with German Envoy to Tehran Hans-Udo Muzel on Saturday, Ali Baqeri Kani, the Deputy Judiciary Chief and Head of the Iranian Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights, asked Berlin to investigate the involvement of German figures in the illegal sanctions against Iran, especially those related to medicine, food, and medical equipment.

  • sanctions are an instance of rights violations 2021-04-27 12:26

    Iran writes to EU, says the bloc exercises double standards on human rights

    TEHRAN – In a strongly worded letter to the Council of the European Union, Iran formally protested against the blacklisting of several individuals and entities, saying it shows European double standards on human rights in Iran.

  • eu 2021-04-26 18:37

    Iran writes to EU, says the bloc exercises double standards on human rights

    TEHRAN – In a strongly worded letter to the Council of the European Union, Iran formally protested against the blacklisting of several individuals and entities, saying it shows European double standards on human rights in Iran.

  • Jim W. Dean 2021/04/20

    By Jim W. Dean

    Duante Wright, a senseless death due to family and police negligence

    America saw another tragedy in the senseless death of this young black man. Two lives are now destroyed, a 20 year old young man struggling with competency and responsibility issues, and a 26 year female police veteran who when attempting to tase the resisting arrest man, drew her service revolver from her right hip when the taser was on her left hip.