Human Rights

 Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday stressed the need for interaction and dialogue and preventing to “play politics with human rights” issue.

Over 250 alleged breaches of humanitarian law by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is being investigated, British Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said.

Bahrain’s Attorney General extended for 15 more days the detention of prominent human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab, who was expected to be released pending trial.Mohammed al-Jishi, a lawyer representing Rajab, said on Thursday that the order was the sixth extension of Rajab’s pre-trial detention, Bahraini media reported.

 

Human Rights Watch has censured Saudi-led forces for using banned cluster bombs in Riyadh's "unlawful" campaign against Yemen.

Iranian terror victims said in a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein that human dignity is the core of human rights.

The United Nations declared November 29 the International Day of Solidarity  with  the  Palestinian  People  in  1977.

The move by members of the United Nations General Assembly to reelect Saudi Arabia to represent the region on the UN Human Rights Commission has raised many eyebrows, and has shocked global rights advocates and organizations that hardly think to remove the repressive regime from their blacklists.

At least four people have been killed and almost a dozen others injured in a fresh wave of airstrikes carried out by Saudi Arabia’s warplanes against residential areas across Yemen.

32 human rights organizations from around the world denounced the continued harassment of human rights defenders by the authorities in Bahrain and their policy of restricting their right to free expression.

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani proposed that the Islamic Republic and Europe can begin discussions about human rights, provided that Iran would also have the chance to question the shortcomings of Europeans regarding human rights.

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