An Iranian envoy to the United Nations has described as biased and unconstructive a UN General Assembly resolution recently passed on the situation of human rights in Iran.
In a statement on Friday, Zahra Ershadi, deputy permanent representative of Iran to the UN, said that the resolution exposes the hostile policy of its sponsors and their intention to incite Iranophobia.
It is politicized and distorts facts on the ground, Ershadi said, criticizing its sponsors for their instrumental and political use of human rights.
“An examination of the list of the draft resolution’s main sponsors – namely Canada, the United States, the child-killer Israeli regime and certain Western countries – exposes the fact that the main proponents of racism, occupation, and those behind the abhorrent murder of indigenous peoples have come together to lecture others on human rights,” she said.
Ershadi cited the discovery of mass unmarked graves of 1,200 indigenous children in Canada,…