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TEHRAN, Mar 06 - Social media firms and foreign investors must do more to ensure they support human rights in Myanmar, U.N. Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Tuesday, suggesting Facebook was failing to treat parties to the country's conflict even-handedly.
News ID: 36407    Publish Date : 2019/03/06


TEHRAN, Mar 05 - Burundi's government has forced the United Nations human rights office in the troubled East African country to close after 23 years, the U.N. rights chief announced with "deep regret" on Tuesday.
News ID: 36327    Publish Date : 2019/03/05


TEHRAN, Feb 21 - Five independent experts linked to the U.N. human rights office are calling for quick and impartial investigations of mistreatment by Indonesian security forces of indigenous Papuans, including alleged killings, unlawful arrests and use of snakes to terrorize.
News ID: 35750    Publish Date : 2019/02/21


TEHRAN, December 24 - A Myanmar court has heard arguments in the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act.
News ID: 33274    Publish Date : 2018/12/24


TEHRAN, December 17 - Dozens of human rights groups have called on Bahraini authorities to release prominent opposition figure and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, who is due to stand trial later this month, as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its crackdown on political dissidents in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
News ID: 32955    Publish Date : 2018/12/17


TEHRAN, November 16 - Iran has condemned a United Nations resolution that accuses it of human rights violations, stressing that the measure's sponsors are playing a "political charade."
News ID: 31606    Publish Date : 2018/11/16


TEHRAN, November 08 - A draft U.N. resolution would strongly condemn the continuing "gross human rights violations and abuses" against Rohingya Muslims and urgently call on Myanmar's government to end discrimination and provide a path to citizenship for the embattled minority.
News ID: 31244    Publish Date : 2018/11/08


TEHRAN, November 05 - Saudi Arabia faces tough grilling at the United Nations Office at Geneva. The human rights session is expected to pose grave questions to Riyadh over a deadly Saudi-led war on Yemen as well as the recent killing of a dissident by Saudi agents in Turkey.
News ID: 31088    Publish Date : 2018/11/05


TEHRAN, October 17 -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.
News ID: 30361    Publish Date : 2018/10/18


TEHRAN, October 16 - Iran’s envoy to the United Nations has slammed Washington’s ‘morally wrong’ measures against other countries, saying that unilateral sanctions amount to collective punishment and violate basic human rights .
News ID: 30244    Publish Date : 2018/10/16


TEHRAN, October 09 - The U.N. human rights office on Tuesday called for an independent probe into the death of a Venezuelan opposition lawmaker whom authorities say killed himself jumping off an intelligence agency building but whose party say was murdered.
News ID: 29987    Publish Date : 2018/10/09


TEHRAN, September 02 - The United Nations human rights mission left Nicaragua Saturday after being ordered out by a government it criticized over its heavy-handed response to anti-regime protests.
News ID: 28267    Publish Date : 2018/09/02


TEHRAN, August 24 - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed concern Thursday over reports that human rights activists in Saudi Arabia face the death penalty.
News ID: 27840    Publish Date : 2018/08/24


TEHRAN, August 12 - A German man has learned the hard way that practicing journalism in China, even for a class project, could lead to serious trouble.
News ID: 27302    Publish Date : 2018/08/12


TEHRAN, August 12 -A United Nations human rights panel said on Friday that it had received many credible reports that 1 million ethnic Uighurs in China are held in what resembles a “massive internment camp that is shrouded in secrecy.”
News ID: 27284    Publish Date : 2018/08/12


UNICEF says gunmen have attacked a convoy of humanitarian trucks belonging to a contractor of the United Nations Children's Fund in South Sudan, killing one person.
News ID: 25489    Publish Date : 2018/07/04


UNICEF says gunmen have attacked a convoy of humanitarian trucks belonging to a contractor of the United Nations Children's Fund in South Sudan, killing one person.
News ID: 25488    Publish Date : 2018/07/04


TEHRAN, June 27 - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has strongly denounced the Western states for their pretense of advocating human rights while in reality supporting terrorist groups and acts of terror.
News ID: 25080    Publish Date : 2018/06/27


TEHRAN, June 20 - China expressed regret on Wednesday over a U.S. decision to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council, with state media saying the image of the United States as a defender of rights was "on the verge of collapse".
News ID: 24701    Publish Date : 2018/06/20


TEHRAN, June 18 - The top U.N. human rights official called on the Trump administration on Monday to halt its "unconscionable" policy of forcibly separating children from migrant parents irregularly entering the country via Mexico.
News ID: 24587    Publish Date : 2018/06/18