Tehran is opposed to any visit by Ahmed Shaheed, the UN special rapporteur on human rights situation in Iran, due to his "invalid" reports.Jul 01, 2013, 10:07 AM IST
A UN envoy on Friday said Armed Forces Special Powers Act
and the Public Safety Act should be repealed while
continuation of other controversial laws should be reviewed.
Torture could easily be eradicated
if states would only make a small effort, the UN`s special
rapporteur on torture said on Saturday, deploring that innocent
people were often the main victims.