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Anti-Iran unilateral sanctions imposed by the US are practically putting people under pressure, which is an obvious violation of human rights, said the secretary general of the Islamic World Peace Forum (IWPF).

Iranian officials, experts, and academics attended an American human right, terrorism and sanctions Congress held in Tehran on Wednesday 3rd July.

The secretary general of the Islamic world Peace forum, has emphasized that US human rights is very different to the universal declaration of human rights which the Americans themselves helped to draw up.

The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, on his mission to the United States of America from 1 to 15 December 2017. The purpose of the visit was to evaluate, and report to the Human Rights Council on, the extent to which the Government’s policies and programmes aimed at addressing extreme poverty are consistent with its human rights obligations and to offer constructive recommendations to the Government and other stakeholders.

The International Conference on Peace and Justice (Motto: Just Peace: A Universal Common Discourse) will be held in March 2019.

A senior Iranian official, Hussain Sheikholislam has emphasized that without justice there can be no peace.

Davoud Ameri, an Iranian peace activist, and secretary general of the Islamic World Peace Forum has stressed that economic sanctions is a form of terrorism in the world today, and America has used this tool to organize extortion.

Ilgar Ibrahimoglu, Chief Editor of Baku-based ‘Deyerler’ news portal, stressed the need for effective mechanisms for creation of peace and collective security in the world. 

To commemorate the International Day of Peace (September 21), the Islamic World Peace Forum (IWPF) plans to hold a seminar titled ‘Conference on 2018 International Day of Peace’ in the Iranian capital of Tehran on September 25.

Dr. Zafar Bangash, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought (ICIT), in an interview with The Islamic World Peace Forum (IWPF) commented on peace and justice on the occasion of International Day of Peace.

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