Secretary of the Human Rights Headquarters of Iran's Judiciary Mohammad-Javad Larijani called on all Islamic states on Thursday to stand against the Western-style human rights.
Addressing a local gathering of judiciary officials, Larijani criticized the West's interpretation from the human rights.
He stated that after the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, the country committed to fulfill international undertakings on human rights.
Iran has decided to fulfill those international commitments in accordance to its interest as an Islamic country, stressed the official.
He explained, "Tehran's strategy is to conform international commitments on human rights to the Islamic concepts and then enforce" them nationwide.
According to Larijani, only 20 percent of the international documents signed by Iran on human rights, were different, in words, from Islamic concepts.
"80 percent of international documents signed by Iran on the human rights issue are not literally different from Islamic principles," Larijani said.
Thursday, May 15, 2008
IRNA: "Islamic world urged to stand against Western-style human rights"
In which we learn that "only 20 percent of the international documents signed by Iran on human rights, were different, in words, from Islamic concepts." I wonder what is included in the 20 percent--freedom of speech? From IRNA: