Iran denounces West's meddling in internal affairs, Mahsa Amini’s case
Iran's foreign ministry spokesperson stresses that Western nations with a lengthy history of violence and war-making have no right to teach others about human rights.
In response to the recent death of a young Iranian woman, the spokesperson for Iran's foreign ministry criticized Western nations and their supporters for their interventionist stance toward the Islamic Republic.
Nasser Kanaani expressed his sympathy to Mahsa Amini's family in remarks made on Tuesday. Mahsa Amini passed away in the hospital a few days after falling at a Tehran police station.
The spokesman responded to the meddling postures taken by some US, EU, and other foreign authorities about the death of Amini, denounced their meddling stance on this unfortunate tragedy, and encouraged them to refrain from acting opportunistically and using human rights as a tool.
He asserted that nations with a lengthy history of violence and war-making have no right to teach others about human rights. According to the foreign ministry spokesperson, the US is the country that has violated the rights of the Iranian people the most since it has persisted in its failing policy of maximum pressure as well as its economic terrorism.
Kanaani said that the US is not in a position to adopt misleading practices and make unsubstantiated assertions in order to portray itself as the sympathizer and ally of the Iranian people.
Iran's religious and historical beliefs and values suggest that human rights have major importance and intrinsic standing, said Kanaani, adding that it is regretful that certain nations attempt to use an incident that is under investigation as an opening to further their political objectives and wishes against the people and government of Iran by using human rights as a political negotiating chip.
The top executive, judicial, and legislative officials of Iran have given the appropriate orders, according to Kanaani, to carry out a comprehensive and open investigation into this unfortunate tragedy.
The spokesperson stressed that Western nations' dishonesty on the subject of human rights is further made worse by their double standards and refusal to stop their partners from committing atrocities throughout the world, including against the oppressed people of Palestine.
Kanaani also urged these countries to improve their own dire human rights record and give up efforts to sow sedition in other countries.
Who is Mahsa Amini?
Mahsa Amini is a young Iranian woman whose case has been exploited by several Western media outlets in order to further promote Iranophobia by fabricating lies and making use of her medical condition that led to her death merely for political purposes.
Mainstream and social media outlets were swarmed with trumped-up news, as some media outlets, mostly Western, claimed that an alleged brutal arrest led to the death of Amini.
Al Mayadeen decided to investigate the topic and get to the bottom of the story. After contacting several official sources in Iran, Al Mayadeen learned that Amini was never assaulted, beaten, or abused, and the proof was CCTV footage that slammed western reports as fake and fabricated.
The incident, recorded by the CCTV, shows a female police officer approaching Amini and pointing at her hijab. Amini and the officer entered into a verbal disagreement, after which the officer turned around and left Amini alone.