EghtesadOnline: The imposition of "unilateral coercive measures" on Cuba, Venezuela and Iran by the United States violates human rights and international norms, an expert appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday welcomed the positive steps taken by the European Union toward constructive engagement with Iran but dismissed criticism of its missile activities, regional policies and human rights record.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian diplomat has blasted Canada for proposing a “politically-motivated” UN resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran, while Ottawa, itself, has long been involved in a broad range of human rights abuses at home and elsewhere.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s foreign minister stressed unlike the hypocritical and double-standard policies of the US and other so-called advocates of human rights, the Islamic Republic of Iran vehemently condemns any use or threat to use weapons of mass destruction including chemical weapons.
EghtesadOnline: The 7th round of Iran –Switzerland human right dialogue has begun in Bern from Tuesday, June 13.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. State Department told Congress it backs the sale of 19 Lockheed Martin Corp. F-16 fighters to Bahrain without preconditions on improved human rights previously demanded by the Obama administration, according to two people familiar with the proposal.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi has rejected as politically-motivated recent move by the UN Human Rights Council to extend the mission of its special human rights rapporteur in Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The new UN human rights report on Iran is an unfair, and politically motivated report based on incorrect preconceptions, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan likened Germany’s cancellation of public appearances by two of his ministers to Nazi practices, aggravating frictions that had already flared over Turkey’s human rights record.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Saturday that the US administration is not in a position to measure the status and terms of human rights in other countries.