The Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee in a statement on Wednesday condemned a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution which claims human rights violations in the country.
Iran has rejected new US claims about Tehran's acts of terror and violence abroad, saying American officials are explicitly and shamelessly promoting a new paradigm of defending human rights based on the volume of arms deals and under the guise of deceptive human rights slogans and cries.
Saudi Arabia has been castigated over its dismal human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council, as the Arab kingdom faces a torrent of widespread international condemnation over the “premeditated” gruesome killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its consulate in Istanbul last month.
An independent human rights group says it documented 2,165 cases of grave human rights violations in Bahrain last year as the ruling Al Khalifah regime relentlessly continues with its crackdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners in the kingdom.
Iran’s envoy to the United Nations slammed Washington’s ‘morally wrong’ measures against other countries, saying that unilateral sanctions amount to collective punishment and violate basic human rights.
An independent human rights group has documented 844 cases of grave human rights violations in Bahrain during the month of July as the ruling Al Khalifah regime relentlessly continues with its crackdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
The new UN human rights chief has called on Myanmar to free two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting of the military’s ethnic-cleansing campaign against Rohingya Muslims in the Southeast Asian country.
Human Rights Watch has accused Turkish authorities of practically blocking new refugee arrivals from Syria, saying the registration process for refugees has almost fully stopped in nine provinces on or near the Syrian border as well as in Istanbul.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei strongly denounced Western states for their pretense of advocating human rights while in reality they support terrorist groups and acts of terror.
Iran's Judiciary chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani referred to human rights issue as one of the most important challenges, saying that Iran's enemies especially US use it as a tool to put pressure on other countries.