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Shias of Parachinar; victims of Takfiri terrorism, govt. apathy

Shias of Parachinar; victims of Takfiri terrorism, govt. apathy

TEHRAN, Apr. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Since 1980s, Parachinar, nestled high in a remote, mountainous region of Pakistan and with majority Shia population, has seen the emergence of radical Saudi-sponsored Salafist groups, and sectarian violence has become a disturbing phenomenon, fueled by local and global terrorist organizations like the Taliban and ISIS. Nestled high in a remote, mountainous...

Ghasemi condemns US human rights report as partial, politicized, rejected

Ghasemi condemns US human rights report as partial, politicized, rejected

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (Press Shia Agency) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, denounced, on Saturday, the latest report of Department of State on human rights as a partial,  politicized, and rejected report.“The Human Rights report of US Department of State is partial, politicized, and unacceptable,” said Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of...

VIDEO: 'Revoking Nationality in Bahrain'

VIDEO: 'Revoking Nationality in Bahrain'

TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (Press Shia) – A short film on "Revoking Nationality in Bahrain" was displayed in the event Statelessness and Revocation of Citizenship in PGCC on Friday in Geneva. Bahrain is guilty of have revoking the citizenship of hundreds of people as part of the ruling Al Khalifa regime’s oppressive measures.    ...

UN uses human rights as cover-up to protect terrorists

UN uses human rights as cover-up to protect terrorists

TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (Press Shia) – Head of Iran’s High Council of Human Rights censured United Nations for using double standards in pursuing human rights to protect terrorists and defend acts of terror.Mohammad Javad Larijani, the Secretary General of Iran's High Council for Human Rights, made the remarks in his address at the 37th annual session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. ...

FM spox dismisses UNSG report on Iran’s HR situation as ‘discreditable’

FM spox dismisses UNSG report on Iran’s HR situation as ‘discreditable’

TEHRAN, Mar. 02 (Press Shia) – Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has reacted to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’s annual report on the Iran’s HR situation in 2017, describing it as ‘discreditable.’“These types of reports are seriously flawed and lack credibility,” Bahram Ghasemi said in reaction to UN Secretary General’s report accusing Iran of violating the rights of...

Terrorists in Eastern Ghouta use civilians as human shields

Terrorists in Eastern Ghouta use civilians as human shields

MOSCOW, Feb. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the root of the problems in the Eastern Ghouta is the presence of Jabhat al-Nusra use civilians as human shields and claim that humanitarian conditions are bad there.In a press conference with his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov on Friday, Lavrov said that the terrorists use civilians in Eastern Ghouta as...

Iran made remarkable progress in social development

Iran made remarkable progress in social development

TEHRAN, Feb. 12 (Press Shia) – Iran has made considerable progress in social development, Deputy FM Dehghani said Mon. at a briefing on the country's human rights achievement. Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs, Gholamhossein Dehghani, made the remark in a briefing on human rights achievements in the Islamic Republic of Iran on Monday. Dehghani noted the growth in...

Ex-MoD: Revolution inspired anti-colonialists

Ex-MoD: Revolution inspired anti-colonialists

TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s former defense minister believes that the Islamic Revolution in Iran has inspired many anti-colonial states worldwide.In a recent interview with the Tehran Times, Hossein Dehghan said that Iran proved that it practices Imam Khomeini’s revolutionary concept of neither East nor West. Read below the first part of the interview with the former...

Bahrain Forum for Human Rights reports 995 violations in Jan.

Bahrain Forum for Human Rights reports 995 violations in Jan.

TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights rolled out the monthly indicator of violations of the human rights in Bahrain recounting 995 violations in last January in Bahrain.With the beginning of 2018, the human rights situation in Bahrain continued to deteriorate. 995 serious human rights violations were observed between January 1and January 31, 2018, including...

‘Not too far-fetched’ to see Bahraini King’s nationality revoked

‘Not too far-fetched’ to see Bahraini King’s nationality revoked

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Mon. that it would not be too far-fetched if the nationality of Bahraini King was revoked seeing how outsiders and extremist rulers have taken control of the country’s internal affairs.Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remark in a tweet in Arabic...