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TEHRAN, January 18 -US President Donald Trump’s rise to power and his knack for populist policies has dealt a blow to the global campaign for human rights , says Human Rights Watch, hailing the growing wave of resistance against “authoritarian populists.”
News ID: 18077    Publish Date : 2018/01/18


TEHRAN, December 5 - Amnesty International says 58 activists were killed in Brazil during the first eight months of the year, putting 2017 on track to be one of the deadliest years for human rights defenders in the country.
News ID: 16539    Publish Date : 2017/12/05


TEHRAN, December 1 -The EU has agreed to cut funds bound for Turkey by €105 million and freeze another €70 million, linked to its bogged-down membership talks, citing the Turkish government’s disregard for human rights and rule of law.
News ID: 16353    Publish Date : 2017/12/01


TEHRAN, November 29 - Iran’s High Council for Human Rights issued a statement, condemning murder of an Iranian man by US police officer.
News ID: 16295    Publish Date : 2017/11/29


TEHRAN, November 16 - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi deplored the recent human rights resolution against the country.
News ID: 15813    Publish Date : 2017/11/16


TEHRAN, November 15 - Iran reacted to a recent rights resolution adopted by the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly censuring Tehran for alleged “ human rights abuses,” noting that some backers of the resolution were themselves among major and “discredited” violators of human rights and supporters of terrorism.
News ID: 15802    Publish Date : 2017/11/15


TEHRAN, November 15 -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.
News ID: 15784    Publish Date : 2017/11/15


TEHRAN, October 17 - The US government’s support for Saudi Arabia in its brutal war against Yemen highlights that Washington and Riyadh threaten human rights and are indifferent to human suffering, says an American analyst.
News ID: 14322    Publish Date : 2017/10/17


TEHRAN, September 10 - The surge in the United Kingdom's arms sales to repressive regimes such as Saudi Arabia and Bahrain truly shows that the Western countries are ready to sacrifice human rights whenever it comes to their own benefit, a political analyst said.
News ID: 12852    Publish Date : 2017/09/10


TEHRAN, September 6 - A Bahraini human rights group said the health condition of prominent Bahraini human rights advocate Ebtisam al-Saegh, who has repeatedly gone on hunger strike in protest at the torture and ill-treatment she has endured in prison, has deteriorated following a mass food poisoning.
News ID: 12750    Publish Date : 2017/09/06


TEHRAN, September 2 - Russia's Commissioner for Human Rights Tatyana Moskalkova told Sputnik Saturday that she was preparing to lodge a request to the United Nations, asking the organization to provide assistance in creating humanitarian corridors for Russian women and children willing to leave the conflict-torn Iraqi city of Mosul.
News ID: 12624    Publish Date : 2017/09/02


TEHRAN, June 14, YJC - Iran and Switzerland started the 7th round of negotiations on human rights issues in Bern.
News ID: 10427    Publish Date : 2017/06/14


TEHRAN, June 6, YJC - Amnesty International has lambasted Saudi Arabia for detaining a women's rights activist for the second time, calling on the kingdom to "immediately and unconditionally" release her.
News ID: 10229    Publish Date : 2017/06/05


TEHRAN, April 28, YJC - Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has regretted a decision by his country to back Saudi Arabia on a United Nations committee on women’s rights.
News ID: 9264    Publish Date : 2017/04/28


TEHRAN, April 14, YJC - Tehran said Washington is in no position to comment on the issue of human rights after the US imposed sanctions on an Iranian individual and an organization for what it called their “rights abuses.”
News ID: 8921    Publish Date : 2017/04/14


TEHRAN, April 12, YJC - A senior Iranian official condemned the EU dual-track approach towards human rights issues as ‘failed and ineffective.’
News ID: 8866    Publish Date : 2017/04/12


TEHRAN, April 6, YJC - US President Donald Trump’s support for using torture as an interrogation method is “profoundly unsettling,” said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein.
News ID: 8716    Publish Date : 2017/04/06


TEHRAN, March 16, YJC -Human Rights Watch has voiced its deep concerns over the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)'s failure to address the situation in Bahrain.
News ID: 8333    Publish Date : 2017/03/16


TEHRAN, March 15, YJC - Iranian human rights delegation met with the UN Special Rapporteur for Iran Asma Jahangir in the Geneva on the sidelines of the UN 34th Human Rights Council session in Geneva.
News ID: 8301    Publish Date : 2017/03/15


Iran said a new report published by the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran Asma Jahangiri is “politically-motivated and unfair”.
News ID: 8206    Publish Date : 2017/03/09