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Rights Group Reports over 100 Israeli Violations in Palestine

Rights Group Reports over 100 Israeli Violations in Palestine

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) documented over 100 violations of international human rights law inflicted by Israeli occupation forces and settlers in just one week in the occupied Palestinian territories. - World news - According to a PCHR report published yesterday, a total of 106 Israeli human rights abuses were comprehensively recorded;...

Amnesty Urges Saudi Arabia to Release Female Human Rights Defenders

Amnesty Urges Saudi Arabia to Release Female Human Rights Defenders

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Amnesty International called on King Salman Bin Abdulaziz to release prominent female human rights defenders after serving two years in Saudi jails. - World news - In a report published on its website, Amnesty International announced that the female human rights activists were arrested on May 15, 2018, after they had been peacefully advocating for years for the...

20 Intl. Rights Groups Urge Bahrain to Free Opposition Figures amid COVID-19 Crisis

20 Intl. Rights Groups Urge Bahrain to Free Opposition Figures amid COVID-19 Crisis

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Amnesty International and the Human Rights Watch along with 18 other rights groups called on the Bahraini regime to release opposition figures and journalists from jails amid the outbreak of the coronavirus in the tiny Persian Gulf state. - World news - “Such prisoners are at high risk of serious illness if they contract COVID-19, and thus ought to be...

Damascus Slams Israel’s ‘Systematic Violation’ of Syrian Rights in Golan

Damascus Slams Israel’s ‘Systematic Violation’ of Syrian Rights in Golan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Ambassador Hussam al-Din Ala condemned the systematic violations of human rights committed by the Israeli regime in the Arab country’s occupied Golan Heights. - World news - In a letter to the head of the UN Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting Human Rights of...

Spokesman Rejects US Human Rights Report on Iran

Spokesman Rejects US Human Rights Report on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi slammed as invalid an annual report from the US State Department about the status of human rights in Iran. - Politics news - In a statement on Friday, Mousavi denounced the US State Department’s annual human rights report regarding the situation of human rights in Iran, saying the US regime lacks any...

Iranians’ Petition against Gen. Soleimani Assassins Submitted to UN Rights Chief

Iranians’ Petition against Gen. Soleimani Assassins Submitted to UN Rights Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A petition that Iranian people have signed against the US after the American assassination of top commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani was submitted to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. - Politics news - In a meeting with Bachelet, the head of the Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights, Ali Baqeri Kani, submitted the...

Dubowitz Remarks on Iran Show US Talks on Human Rights Are Empty: American Scholar

Dubowitz Remarks on Iran Show US Talks on Human Rights Are Empty: American Scholar

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An American university professor said recent remarks by Mark Dubowitz about the spread of coronavirus in Iran show that Washington’s talks on “democracy and human rights are mere empty talk meant to deflect from their own crimes against humanity”. - World news - “Mark Dubowitz, as representative of the decadent US imperialist ruling class has no concern for...

Israel’s Desecration of Palestinian Dead Body A War Crime: Rights Group

Israel’s Desecration of Palestinian Dead Body A War Crime: Rights Group

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Human rights advocates expressed outrage after video footage of an Israeli military bulldozer dragging the body of a Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli forces in the occupied Gaza Strip circulated widely across social media over the weekend. - World news - "This is a war crime," tweeted the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, a nonprofit group...

US Sanctions on Iran ‘Most Systematic Violation of Human Rights’

US Sanctions on Iran ‘Most Systematic Violation of Human Rights’

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The head of the Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights described the unilateral sanctions imposed by the US and its allies on Iran as the “most recent grave and systematic violation of human rights”. - Politics news - “The Iranian nation is the major victim of such a violation,” Ali Baqeri-Kani said on Monday while addressing the 43rd session of...

Israel Freezes Ties with UN Rights Chief after Release of Settlement Blacklist

Israel Freezes Ties with UN Rights Chief after Release of Settlement Blacklist

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Israel suspended its ties with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in an angry reaction to her office’s publication of a long-anticipated list of over 100 firms active in settlements built on occupied Palestinian land. - World news - Israeli foreign minister Israel Katz’s office said on Wednesday that he had ordered “exceptional and...