New York, Jan 10 (Just Earth News): Raising alarm over the health of several prisoners of conscience in Iran, who have been on a prolonged hunger strike contesting the legality of their detention, the United Nations expert on the human rights situation there urged the authorities to â€œimmediately and unconditionallyâ€ release all those who have been arbitrarily arrested, detained and prosecuted for exercising their rights.
Tehran, Nov 26 (IBNS): At least 45 people were killed as two trains collided in Iran on Friday, media reports said on Saturday.
New York, Aug 5 (Just Earth News) The United Nations human rights chief on Fridaydeplored the execution of 20 people in Iran this week for purported terrorism-related offences.
New York, May 21(Just Earth News):The United Nations human rights arm on Friday denounced Iranâ€™s sentencing of an already-imprisoned human right defender, Nargis Mohammadi, to 16 years in prison, calling for the immediate release of her and all those detained for merely exercising their human rights.
New York, Apr 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS):The United Nations human rights chief on Thursday appealed to Iran to halt executions for drug offences until the new Parliament debates a proposed law that would remove the mandatory death penalty for drug crimes.
New York, Mar 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS):Following Wednesdayâ€™s ballistic missile launch conducted by Iran, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on the Government â€œto act with moderation, caution and the good sense not to increase tensions through any hasty actions.â€
New York, Jan 17 (IBNS) Following the release of a report confirming that Iran has completed necessary preparatory steps to start the implementation of a plan of action aiming to resolve the nuclear issue, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday welcomed the achievement of having reached â€œImplementation Day,â€ highlighting that he is heartened by the lifting of sanctions on Iran.
Washington, Jan 17 (IBNS): In a significant move, international sanction on Iran was lifted on Saturday after the International Atomic Energy Agency verified that the country has completed the necessary steps under the Iran deal which will ensure its nuclear program is and remains exclusively peaceful.
Sana'a/Tehran, Jan 7 (IBNS) Iran blamed Saudi Arabia for violating International rules and launching an airstrike on their Yemen embassy in Sana'a on Thursday which reportedly injured some staffs, according to reports.
New York, Dec 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations nuclear watchdog on Tuesday closed the book on the possible military aspects of Iranâ€™s nuclear programme, finding that they were limited to feasibility and scientific studies and did not proceed beyond 2009, bringing an international nuclear accord with Iran a step closer to implementation.
New York, Oct 17 (IBNS): United Nations human rights experts on Friday expressed their outrage and profound sadness at the execution of a juvenile offender convicted for the death of her husband, whom she had been forced to marry at the age of 16, and which follows the death of a young man last week, whoâ€™d been sentenced to death at age 17.
New York, Oct 14 (IBNS): Commemorating in Tehran the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the UN Deputy Secretary-General has highlighted the contributions Iran has made to the global community over the decades, as well as the significant challenges the country still faces.
ew York, Sept 22 (IBNS) Significant progress has been achieved in the implementation of a road-map to resolve all outstanding issues regarding Iranâ€™s nuclear programme, the head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said today, after visiting a nuclear site and meeting senior Government officials, including the President, over the weekend.
New York, Aug 18 (IBNS): The United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has received from Iran information on its nuclear activities in accordance with an agreement signed between the two parties in order for the watchdog agency to assess possible military dimensions of the programme by year's end.
New York, Feb 19 (IBNS)The Government of Iran must comply with its international human rights obligations and immediately halt its planned execution of a juvenile offender, two United Nations human rights experts urged on Wednesday.