EghtesadOnline: Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi denounced the UN secretary general report on human rights situation in Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Saturday called on European Union officials to have a better understanding of Iran's justice system and refrain from accusing Iran of human rights violations.
EghtesadOnline: The Obama administration has told Congress it won’t complete approval for Bahrain to buy as many as 19 F-16 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin Corp. and upgrades for older ones for almost $4 billion until the Persian Gulf ally demonstrates progress on human rights, according to people familiar with the issue.
EghtesadOnline: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said sustainable development is essential for lasting peace, and both depend on respect for human rights.
EghtesadOnline: Appointment of any UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran is unjustifiable and unacceptable, the Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijani said.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the stances by the European and US officials as well as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights about the execution of several terrorists in Iran as interference in Iran’s internal affairs.
EghtesadOnline: Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani proposed that the Islamic Republic and Europe begin discussions about human rights, provided Iran would also have the opportunity of questioning the shortcomings of Europeans regarding human rights.