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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Iran defies West on human rights at U.N. forum

GENEVA-Iran, already in confrontation with big powers over its nuclear program, on Monday defied the West over human rights, declaring that it was an open democracy where free speech and justice were guaranteed.Rejecting charges from the United States, France, Britain and other countries that torture and murder of dissenters were rife in Iran, a senior Tehran official told a United Nations body they were playing politics to undermine his country."Iran is becoming one of the prominent democratic states in the (Middle East) region," Mohammad Javad Larijani, secretary-general of the Iranian High Council for Human Rights, told the U.N.'s Human Rights Council....

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