Iran to hold 1st human rights books, dissertations festival: official

Tehran, January 16, The Iran Project – A senior official says Iran holds the first festival on the human rights books and dissertations with the aim of introducing the country’s achievement and progress made in the area of human rights.

Mohammad Kazem Gharibabadi, deputy Secretary General of High Council for Human Rights and Judicial Cooperation of Iran’s Judiciary made the remarks on Saturday, saying that the first festival on the human rights books and dissertations is to be held in April.

He noted the country’s general policies to boost innovations, underlining that introduction of the latest achievement and progress made in the area of human rights and depicting the human rights violations committed by the so-called human rights defender countries against Muslims are the main purpose of this festival.

“Facilitating the knowledge exchange between the students, researchers and scholars, to encourage the publishers to produce further human rights related contents, and to develop the work of research in the training centers are among the other goals behind this cultural move,” he stressed elsewhere in his remarks.