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Al-Khalifa Regime Faces Widespread Int’l Criticism over Violations of Bahraini Prisoners’ Rights

Al-Khalifa Regime Faces Widespread Int’l Criticism over Violations of Bahraini Prisoners’ Rights

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The high level of violence against Bahraini detainees, political activists, and their families has caused growing criticism of the Al-Khalifa regime, as hundreds of violations have been reported and registered. - World news - International human rights organizations revealed that many political prisoners in Jau Prison in Bahrain are incommunicado and are unable to...

Riyadh Spends $1.5bln? on Sportswashing Rights Abuses

Riyadh Spends $1.5bln? on Sportswashing Rights Abuses

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Arabia under Crown Prince and de facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman has spent large amounts of money to sportswash its horrible human rights record, according to new report by an international human rights organization. - World news - The Guardian on Sunday released the details of the Grant Liberty report, which is expected to be published later this week. It says...

Saudi Human Rights Chief Allegedly Threatens to ‘Take Care of’ Khashoggi UN Investigator

Saudi Human Rights Chief Allegedly Threatens to ‘Take Care of’ Khashoggi UN Investigator

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Saudi official who is alleged to have twice issued threats against the independent UN investigator Agnès Callamard is the head of the kingdom’s human rights commission, and formerly served as an aide to the crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. - World news - Awwad al-Awwad is alleged by a person familiar with the matter to have twice threatened to “take care of”...

Envoy Slams UK’s Draft Resolution on Human Rights Situation in Syria

Envoy Slams UK’s Draft Resolution on Human Rights Situation in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A UK draft resolution about the status of Human rights in Syria once again clarifies Britain’s insistence on politicizing works of Human rights’ Council and its mechanisms in a way that contradicts the UN charter, Damascus said. - World news - Commenting on the Human rights’ council adoption of a UK draft resolution titled “the situation of human rights in...

Violators of Other Nations’ Rights Cannot Advocate Human Rights: Iran

Violators of Other Nations’ Rights Cannot Advocate Human Rights: Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry dismissed anti-Iran resolution at the UN Human Rights Council and said that violators of other nations' rights cannot claim advocacy of human rights or judge situation of human rights in other countries. - Politics news - “First, they must be kept responsible for their crimes involving gross abuses of human rights,”...

Iran Warns Against Misuse of Human Rights Council by Certain Countries

Iran Warns Against Misuse of Human Rights Council by Certain Countries

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s envoy to the UN office in Geneva warned US and UK against abusing the UN Human Rights Council and censured their hostile measures against Islamic Republic. - Politics news - Esmaeil Baghaei Hamaneh, the Permanent representative of Iran to the international organizations in Geneva, made his remarks at the 46th regular session of the Human Rights Council...

Iran Scorns Israeli Comments on Human Rights

Iran Scorns Israeli Comments on Human Rights

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s envoy to the UN office in Geneva derided the Zionist regime’s call on the UN Human Rights Council to focus on the Islamic Republic, saying the occupation regime has no right to comment about human rights. - Politics news - Addressing the 46th regular session of the Human Rights Council on Friday, Esmaeil Baghaei Hamaneh said the Zionist regime that has...

Egypt Urged to Stop Crackdown on Rights Activists, Critics

Egypt Urged to Stop Crackdown on Rights Activists, Critics

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) –Egypt must stop using anti-terror laws to gag human rights and civil society activism, dozens of countries told the United Nations (UN) Friday. - World news - In a joint statement issued yesterday at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), 31 Western countries expressed concern about the restrictions on political opponents, rights activists, and...

Rights Groups: Children Beaten, Threatened by Bahraini Forces on Anniversary of Uprising

Rights Groups: Children Beaten, Threatened by Bahraini Forces on Anniversary of Uprising

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Human rights groups said Bahrain’s police forces have beaten children they arrested on the anniversary of the 2011 pro-democracy uprising, threatening them with rape and electric shocks. - World news - Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the London-based Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) said in a joint statement on Wednesday that Bahraini prosecutors and...

Iran Raps US Attacks on East Syria as Blatant Violation of Human Rights

Iran Raps US Attacks on East Syria as Blatant Violation of Human Rights

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned the recent US airstrikes on eastern parts of Syria near the border with Iraq as a clear violation of human rights and international law. - Politics news - In a statement on Sunday, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh said the recent military activities under the new US administration blatantly violated Syria’s territorial...