Iran rejects latest human rights report by the UN


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In a 2-hour press conference, Head of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani rejected the March 17 Iran report by the United Nation’s Special Rapporteur Ahmed Shaheed, saying that it was biased and filled with inaccurate reports and double standards.

Larijani said that once Shaheed stepped into his position “he was turned into a media actor for propaganda against the Islamic Republic of Iran,” and added that Iran “is not against reporting [on human rights] and that we even welcome it [but] we want a reporter without prejudice.” Continue reading