A senior Iranian judiciary official questioned Europe's double-standard approaches to human rights, saying that the Europeans show unreasonable sensitivity to the execution of criminals in Iran but have remained silent on the massacre of innocent people by their regional allies.
The University Students Center of Iran's Human Rights Center condemned the recent approval of a UN human rights resolution against Iran, and called on the UN chief to increase his knowledge of the human rights situation in Iran.
Iranian Vice-President for Legal Affairs Elham Aminzadeh blasted the West for attempting to impose its culture and human rights criteria on the other world states, and asked for setting up an international body to punish the countries which violate human rights based on global norms.
Secretary of Iran's Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani lashed out at Washington for adopting a dual-track approach towards terrorism, particularly towards the ISIL terrorist group
Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani in a meeting with Chairman of the Italian Senate's Foreign Policy Commission Pier Ferdinando Casini stressed Tehran's continued rigid efforts in war on terrorism, and called Iran as the most stable country in the region.
Iranian and Italian officials agreed to broaden their mutual cooperation and bilateral ties in judicial and human rights issues.
A high-ranking Iranian human rights delegation left Tehran for Rome on Saturday morning to take part in a specialized conference and meet senior Italian officials.
Iran has rejected as “hostile” and “politically-motivated” a Canada-drafted UN resolution on alleged human rights abuses in the Islamic Republic, saying Ottawa follows double standards on the issue of human rights.
Iranian Justice Minister Mostafa Pourmohammadi lashed out at the so-called western advocates of human rights for their opposition to the punishment of drug trafficker in Iran.
Secretary of Iran's Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani rapped the West's double-standard policies and stances on human rights issues in Iran, asking the West how come it is concerned about the Baha'i minority sect in Iran but ignores the vitally negative impacts of its unfair sanctions on the majority of Iranians.
A high-ranking Iranian human rights delegation left Tehran for Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday to attend the 20th meeting of the UN Human Rights Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in there.
Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani said Tehran has banned visits by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights, Ahmed Shaheed, because he has only parroted the allegations made by Iran’s enemies, but Tehran will welcome independent rapporteurs if they prove no to be pursuing a biased attitude towards the Islamic Republic.
Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani underscored that the Muslim states should strongly defend the Palestinian nation to hit a heavy blow to the Zionist regime.
Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani on Tuesday criticized dominant powersˈ double standard approach towards human rights around the world.
A senior Iranian judiciary official congratulated the United Nations' new High Commissioner for Human Rights for his appointment, expressing the hope for the promotion of human rights values all over the world.
By Farhad Mamdouhi
Iran is ready to discuss human rights issues with the West as well as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mohammad Javad Larijani, the head of Iranˈs Judiciary Human Rightˈs Council said on Wednesday.
By Farhad Mamdouhi
Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani called on the parliament to establish a center to assess the western countries’ commitment to their undertakings stated in the recent Geneva deal between Tehran and the world powers.