Image Remarks: Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during a ceremony at the Ancient Iran Museum of Tehran comments on the Cyrus Cylinder, an artifact from Achaemenid king Cyrus the Great, known to be the first chapter of human rights in history. Clues&Views:The Cyrus Cylinder returns to Iran after 40 years. On Sep, 13, 2010, during the inauguration ceremony of the exhibition of this unique historical object, the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called the Cyrus Cylinder's chapter of human rights, Chapter of love, Chapter of fight against oppression and dictatorship, Chapter of defending the oppressed and standing against the oppressor, and Chapter of respecting human dignity and basic human rights. The words underline growing awareness among Iranian authorities regarding the importance of the Iranian historical heritage.

Tags :Achaemenid , Cyrus The Great , Cylinder , Ahmadinejad , 2010 , President , IRI , Ancient Iran Museum , Cyrus Cylinder , Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei , Hamid Baqai -Section :Event
Source/Contributor::Islamic Republic News Agency

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