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Iranian Parliament to examine blacklist of U.S. officials

The proposal to impose sanctions against 26 U.S. officials has been submitted to the Presiding Board of Iran’s Parliament. » read more

Iranian officials hit with further Western sanctions

The U.S., Britain and Canada have imposed new sanctions against a number of Iranians for their connections with Iran’s nuclear program and for human rights violations. » read more

Accepting UN investigator against Iranian policy: judiciary

The head of Iran’s judiciary says welcoming the United Nations rapporteur on human rights would not be in line with Islamic Republic policy. » read more

US senators want Ahmadinejad branded as rights abuser

Four American senators have called on U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to impose sanctions against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as a human rights abuser. » read more

Iranian parliament blasts UN Human Rights Council

“The [United Nations] Human Rights Council is a toy in the hands of great powers who make secret deals with its members,” Iran’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission states. » read more

Iran slams appointment of UN Human Rights investigator on Iran

Iran says the resolution recently passed by UN Human Rights Council calling for closer scrutiny of the state of human rights in the country “has no legal validity and is completely disqualified.” » read more

UN Human Rights Council approves special rapporteur on Iran

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to appoint a special human rights investigator on Iran for the first time in 10 years. » read more

Dutch MPs call for release of Iranian Baha'i leaders

The Dutch Parliament has sent a letter to the Islamic Republic Parliament urging Iran to release seven detained Baha’i community leaders who have received a confirmed sentence of 20 years in prison from the Iranian judiciary. » read more

UN concern over rights violations in Iran

The UN Secretary General has expressed great concern over the rise in human rights violations in Iran.

Crackdowns on opponents, the arrest of bloggers and lawyers and allegations of torture and unfair trials are rife, Ban Ki-moon told the human rights council meeting in Geneva on Monday. » read more

EU considering sanctions against 80 Iranian officials

The European Union is considering imposing sanctions on 80 Iranian officials involved in human rights violations, the International Campaign for Human Rights reports. » read more