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    A Few Thoughts on World Day Against the Death Penalty

    Today is the 13th annual World Day Against the Death Penalty. This year the international community is paying greater attention to the application of the death penalty for drug-related crimes. Over 100 countries have abolished the death penalty for all crimes, six for all crimes except the “most serious” ones, ...

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    Human rights and Iran’s willingness to earn International trust

    In his speech to the UN General Assembly on September 28 Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, reached out to the international community in a renewed effort to demonstrate that Iran is ready to strengthen its engagement as a constructive  and reliable member of the international community. He cited favorable political, economic ...