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23 March 2013 19:04
The Syrian government has rejected a UN Human Rights Council decision to prolong an enquiry on the crisis in Syria, calling the group's work "biased and imbalanced."
"Syria categorically rejects this decision," state news agency SANA quoted an unnamed official source as saying on Saturday.
The resolution failed to take into account "the unethical role played by states that sponsor terrorism...
12 March 2013 17:16
Iran says a recent report by the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, is politically motivated and totally unacceptable.
The Secretary-General of Iran's High Council for Human Rights Mohammad-Javad Larijani on Tuesday criticized the report for using “a totally unacceptable methodology,” describing it as “baseless.”
The Iranian human rights chief noted that Ahmad Shaheed's report...
11 November 2012 16:43
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said on Saturday that the United States is not competent enough to be reelected as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Mehmanparast made the remarks in response to the fact that the United States recently announced its candidacy for a seat on the Human Rights Council.
The election of 18 members of...
3 September 2012 22:16
Sudan has withdrawn its candidacy for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council following strong criticism from human rights and pro-democracy groups.
Sudan is “no longer interested in taking up one of the vacancies available in the Human Rights Council,” Sudan's UN Mission said.
Sudan, along with Ethiopia, Gabon, Ivory Coast, and Sierra Leone, was selected by the African Union to...
3 August 2012 21:18
Iranian lawyers and law professors have called on all Muslim states to take a firm stance vis-à-vis the mass slaughter of the ethnic Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
In a statement released on Friday, the Iranian lawyers and university professors criticized the United Nations, UN Security Council as well as the UN Human Rights Council for their inaction over the massacre, rape,...
22 July 2012 22:13
The UN human rights council denounced Slaughterer Israel for its violations against the Palestinian minors in detention.
Special rapporteur on Palestinian human rights Richard Falk condemned Israel’s use of solitary confinement against Palestinian children, and demanded the Israeli government to treat such detainees in accordance with international human rights laws.
"Using solitary confinement as a punishment for Palestinian children who wish to...
21 June 2012 20:56
Representatives of Russia, China, Cuba and Venezuela to the UN Human Rights Council have criticized the Arab League (AL) decision on asking Arabsat and Nilesat administrations to stop the broadcast of the official and unofficial Syrian TV satellite channels.
" This decision is one of the most dangerous violations of the freedom of expression," the representatives said Thursday, calling on the...
28 March 2012 19:43
Slaughterer Israel has severed ties with the UN Human Rights Council after the committee launched an international investigation into Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
Slaughterer Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor said Tel Aviv would prevent the council's fact-finding teams from entering the West Bank to investigate settlement construction.
“We are not working with them anymore,” Palmor said. “We had...
29 February 2012 15:37
The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva held an emergency session on the situation in Syria on Tuesday, with Syria's Permanent Representative to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Fayssal Al-Hamwi, beginning by voicing Syria's denouncement of holding this session in a manner contradicting procedural rules and showing blatant manipulation of the Council.
Al-Hamwi wondered why the session ignored Article...
3 July 2011 10:26
A senior Iranian lawmaker has lashed out at the United States for imposing sanctions on Iran and Syria, reiterating that Washington uses human rights as a tool to exert pressure on independent countries.
The US Treasury Department on Wednesday imposed new sanctions against Syria and Iran over accusations that Damascus is abusing human rights and Tehran is supporting the Syrian government....