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TEHRAN, Jul 20 - China has blasted as "hideous and hypocritical" the United States' interference in its internal affairs in the name of " freedom of religious thoughts," calling on Washington to respect facts instead of vilifying Beijing's human rights record.
News ID: 42173    Publish Date : 2019/07/20


TEHRAN, Jun 4 - The lawyer for a Lebanese man held in Iran since 2015 over espionage charges said that his client will be released in the “next few days.”
News ID: 40339    Publish Date : 2019/06/04


TEHRAN, Apr 30 -A US government commission has called Saudi Arabia — a close ally of Washington — one of the world’s “worst violators” of religious freedom , citing the Riyadh regime’s discrimination against Shia minorities, non-Muslims, women and prisoners of conscience.
News ID: 38660    Publish Date : 2019/04/30


TEHRAN, Apr 20 - A new report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says the United Kingdom continues to be one of the worst-performing countries when it comes to allowing press freedom , saying that government often tramples on rights of journalists by using national security concerns as a pretext to silence dissident voices.
News ID: 38176    Publish Date : 2019/04/20


TEHRAN, Apr 11 - U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden on Thursday called the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange "a dark moment for press freedom ".
News ID: 37758    Publish Date : 2019/04/11


TEHRAN, Feb 19 - Head of Iran’s State Prisons and Security and Corrective Measures Organization said 22,700 Iranian prisoners have been released under recent clemency granted by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution’s victory.
News ID: 35650    Publish Date : 2019/02/19


TEHRAN, September 20 - Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were released from prison Wednesday after a court suspended their sentences and granted them bail pending their appeals hearings.
News ID: 29062    Publish Date : 2018/09/20


TEHRAN, September 19 - Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Egypt’s government of mounting a crackdown on freedom of expression that had turned the country into an “open-air prison” for critics.
News ID: 29036    Publish Date : 2018/09/19


TEHRAN, August 28 - Brazil's Supreme Court will weigh in September an appeal by jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be set free so he can join the presidential campaign already under way, a court spokesperson said on Monday.
News ID: 28051    Publish Date : 2018/08/28


TEHRAN, July 31 - Iran’s Foreign Ministry dismissed a statement released in a ministerial meeting on religious freedom hosted by the US State Department, saying the allegations raised against Iran in the statement are based on false and biased information.
News ID: 26742    Publish Date : 2018/07/31


TEHRAN, July 29 -The Palestinian people are determined to continue the fight for their freedom and dignity, which have been threatened by Israeli occupation, says a commentator.
News ID: 26648    Publish Date : 2018/07/29


TEHRAN, February 6 - It’s entirely possible that from today, the only obstacle between Julian Assange and freedom will be six years’ worth of pizza boxes blocking his door. Oh, and the bizarre secrecy of the US justice system.
News ID: 18937    Publish Date : 2018/02/06


TEHRAN, February 6 - It’s entirely possible that from today, the only obstacle between Julian Assange and freedom will be six years’ worth of pizza boxes blocking his door. Oh, and the bizarre secrecy of the US justice system.
News ID: 18936    Publish Date : 2018/02/06


TEHRAN, January 23 -Saudi Arabia is likely to bag over $100 billion in monetary settlement deals with princes and businessmen detained as part of its so-called anti-graft purge, a senior government official says.
News ID: 18254    Publish Date : 2018/01/23


TEHRAN, January 8 -The Indian government named a reporter in a police complaint after she wrote an article alleging a data breach in a federal identity database, drawing criticism from a journalist group that accused officials of trying to muzzle free speech.
News ID: 17661    Publish Date : 2018/01/08


TEHRAN, November 15 - Lebanon's Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has said that Prime Minister Saad Hariri can only prove his freedom by returning home.
News ID: 15779    Publish Date : 2017/11/15


TEHRAN, November 5 -U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying that the United States and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and that “no dictator” should underestimate U.S. resolve.
News ID: 15239    Publish Date : 2017/11/05


TEHRAN, October 7 - US President Donald Trump says his country has no intention to lift economic sanctions against Cuba unless Cuban people are given what he called “full political freedom ."
News ID: 13796    Publish Date : 2017/10/07


TEHRAN, July 8, YJC - An American human rights organization has called on the US State Department to pressure Bahrain to immediately and unconditionally release prominent human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, who has been kept behind bars over his criticism of the ruling Al Khalifah regime and the Wahhabi ideology.
News ID: 10974    Publish Date : 2017/07/08


TEHRAN, April 26, YJC - A Paris-based media monitoring group has voiced alarm about deteriorating media freedom in democratic countries.
News ID: 9221    Publish Date : 2017/04/26