Human rights


  • 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.

  • Foreign Ministry 2021-04-15 15:17

    Iran summons Portuguese ambassador over EU sanctions

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned the Portuguese Ambassador to Tehran, Carlos Costa Neves, to protest at the European Union’s “impudent” move to blacklist a number of Iranian officials and bodies.

  • Richard Wolin 2021-04-03 16:09

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Muslims have become the new scapegoats in Europe: historian

    TEHRAN - An American historian says Muslims have been used as scapegoats for the failures of European policies.

  • Ian Lustick 2021-03-19 16:51

    Mohammad Ali Saki

    Penn professor says human rights are marginal issues in U.S. policy making 

    TEHRAN - Ian Lustick, a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, says that human rights have a very “marginal” role in U.S. policy making “if at all”.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2021-02-27 22:06

    Khashoggi killing report: A test for Biden’s human rights claim 

    TEHRAN- Jamal Khashoggi was killed by a Saudi hit squad operating under the command of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), United States intelligence agencies have concluded.

  • Raisi 2021-02-15 18:51

    Raisi suggests prison inspection between Iran and the West

    TEHRAN - Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi, the head of the Iranian Judiciary, has suggested that if Western countries are sincere in their respect for human rights they can open their prisons for inspection by Iran and in that situation Iran will be ready to open its prisons to them.

  • تست انسانی واکسن ایرانی کرونا 2021-01-11 15:02

    Letter to Guterres: Iran criticizes WHO for biased support of ‘inadequately-tested American vaccine'

    TEHRAN – The Academy of Medical Sciences of Iran has written a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, criticizing the World Health Organization for being biased in favor of inadequately-tested COVID-19 vaccines produced in the United States.

  • Mohsen Baharvand 2020-12-28 16:32

    Iran welcomes exchanging views on human rights with the West: diplomat

    Western countries' critical stance toward Iran comes from their political motivations, Baharvand says 

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Baharvand, Iran's deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, has said that Iran welcomes exchange of views with the West and human rights organizations, but the proud nation of Iran does not accept any kind of interfering viewpoints.

  • MP 2020-12-20 22:11

    All European states should be dissolved: senior MP

    TEHRAN – Mojtaba Zolnouri, the head of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has said if the violators of the rights of the Iranian people are to be punished, all European governments must be dissolved because they have committed the biggest violation of the rights of the Iranian people.

  • Parliament 2020-12-20 22:03

    225 Iranian lawmakers denounce European Parliament resolution on Iran

    TEHRAN – A group of 225 Iranian lawmakers on Sunday strongly condemned a resolution recently adopted by the European Parliament on the alleged human rights violations in Iran.

  • human rights 2020-12-20 13:15

    ‘We love human rights when we can kick China, Iran’, says MEP

    Mick Wallace says European Parliament cannot debate ‘Saudi-UAE genocide’ in Yemen because Europe is a complicit

    TEHRAN – A member of the European Parliament has railed against European countries for their hypocrisy when dealing with human rights issues, saying the EU loves human rights when it comes to China and Iran, but it can’t debate Saudi, UAE war crimes in Yemen.

  • Bagheri-Kani 2020-12-19 17:47

    Tehran: Europeans not entitled to lecture about human rights

    TEHRAN – Head of the Iranian Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights has reacted to an anti-Iran resolution adopted by the European Parliament, saying those who have prevented innocent children from accessing medicine are not even justified to talk about “animal rights”.

  • Edward C. Corrigan 2020-12-02 11:33

    By Mohammad Ali Saki

    G20 interests override Saudi rights violations: Canadian lawyer

    TEHRAN - Edward C. Corrigan, a Canadian analyst, and the lawyer believes that Baroness Kennedy’s report about the condition of women's rights activists is a critical step in revealing “human rights violations and suppression of dissent” in Saudi Arabia. 

  • stephen Lendman 2020/11/30

    By Stephen Lendman

    Saudi Arabia’s abominable human rights record

    Like the U.S., Israel, and other rogue states, the Saudis operate by their own rules in flagrant violation of international laws, norms, and standards. It’s the world’s head-chopping/public whippings capital. Anyone can be targeted for exercising free expression, human rights activism, or other forms of dissent against despotic rule.

  • Sari Bashi 2020-11-23 10:56

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Canada, U.S. have ‘selective’ approach toward human rights: lawyer

    TEHRAN – A human rights lawyer says the U.S. and Canada follow double standards toward human rights, noting that they “support human rights selectively”.

  • UN 2020-11-21 18:43

    Parliamentary faction slams Western abuse of human rights notion

    TEHRAN – The human rights and citizenship faction of Iran’s Parliament has strongly condemned the political resolution of three European states against Iran, saying the West is politically abusing the UN Human Rights Council.

  • Khatibzadeh 2020-11-20 17:38

    Tehran rejects anti-Iran human rights resolution

    Among the countries that back the Canadian-proposed resolution are the Israel, S. Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, and Albania

    TEHRAN — Tehran has dismissed as “unacceptable” a draft human rights resolution against Iran which was put forward by the Canadian government at the United Nations.

  • Bagheri-Kani 2020-11-17 21:21

    Tehran criticizes Guterres for ignoring U.S. violation of Iranian rights

    TEHRAN – Head of the Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights, Ali Bagheri-Kani, has strongly criticized UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for ignoring U.S. violation of Iranians' rights through inhumane sanctions, while at the same time attacking Iran’s human rights performance.

  • Haitham Abu Said 2020-11-12 00:33

    By Reza Moshfegh

    Ottawa a heaven for Iranian fraudsters: HRC ambassador at large to West Asia 

    TEHRAN - Canada claims to defend human rights while it sold nearly 3 billion Canadian dollars worth of arms to Saudi Arabia in 2019 which are chiefly used to kill innocent Yemeni citizens, including women and children.

  • Canada Iran 2020-11-11 10:54

    Canada’s double standard over human rights

    TEHRAN – As Iran and Ukraine move forward with their cooperation on the downed airplane, analysts put the spotlight on Canada’s double standards over human rights. Canada is making maverick efforts to use the airplane incident to turn up the heat on Iran.

  • Iran 2020-11-10 20:00

    Tehran says U.S. sanctions grossly violate human rights

    TEHRAN – Iran has censured the United States over its unilateral sanctions against nations, describing such measures as a serious violation of human rights, ILNA reported.