Kidnapping Iranian pilgrims, crime against humanity [video]

Posted: August 9, 2012 in Human Rights, Iran, Middle East, News, Syria, Video, Western Censored News
Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

PN

PressTV
August 8, 2012

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has called on the United Nations to act immediately to secure the release of the Iranian nationals abducted in Syria and Libya.

“The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran calls for the immediate release of its abducted nationals and is of the view that using the hostages as human shields violates… international law and (the) human rights of these innocent civilians,” Salehi said in a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday.

“I would like to seek the cooperation and the good offices of Your Excellency for securing the release of these hostages,” he added.

A UN spokesman confirmed that the letter had been received but did not offer an immediate response.

On August 4, 48 Iranians, who were traveling on a bus from Damascus International Airport to the shrine of Hazrat Zainab (AS) on the outskirts…

View original post 49 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s