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Sanctions against Iran reviewed by European Parliament

The European Parliament held a meeting on March 8 to reflect on the impact of sanctions against Iran driven by human rights concerns. » read more

New report released on human rights situation in Iran

The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran has released his new report in time for the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. » read more

Iranian judiciary condemns UN rights resolution on Iran

The head of Iran’s judiciary has denounced the recent UN resolution that criticizes Iran for human rights violations, pointing out that public hanging is a part of Islamic law. » read more

UN denounces rights violations in Iran

The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution denouncing serious human rights violations in Iran, including “flogging, dismemberment and an increase in executions.” » read more

Iranian official slams UN leadership

Mohammad Javad Larijani, the head of the Iranian judiciary’s Human Rights Council, has condemned the most recent UN Human Rights Committee resolution against Iran, saying: “A number of very ridiculous shows have entered the official literature of the United Nations under the name of human rights.” » read more

Iran prepared to provide human rights data

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations described Ahmad Shaheed’s report as “unfair, unreliable and unacceptable,” adding that the Islamic Republic is ready to provide the UN rapporteur with the necessary information. » read more

Ahmad Shaheed defends his report

The UN special rapporteur on human rights in Iran says that he has confidence in his report, adding that he sent the report to Iranian authorities three weeks ago and they have not responded. » read more

Iran slams UN investigator's report

The head of Iran’s judiciary has slammed the recent report by UN special rapporteur Ahmad Shaheed on the state of human rights in the Islamic Republic, describing it as “ridiculous, incorrect and undocumented.” » read more

EU publishes list of Iranian officials under sanction

The European Union has published the names of the 29 Iranian officials under sanctions for “violations of human rights including acts such as torture and carrying out executions ordered through vague charges and unfair trials.” » read more

UN investigator seeks permission to visit Iran

Ahmad Shaheed, the United Nations special rapporteur for Iran, has called on the Islamic Republic to grant him permission to travel to Iran to investigate allegations of human rights violations. » read more