US accuses Iran of 'blatant' rights violations

By REUTERS
February 28, 2011 14:45






WASHINGTON - The United States on Sunday accused Iran's government of hypocrisy and "blatant" violations of the rights of its citizens.





"The United States strongly condemns the Iranian government's organized intimidation campaign and arrests of political figures, human rights defenders, political activists, student leaders, journalists and bloggers," the White House said in a statement. 




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