Friday, April 21st, 2017
Iran with the other five countries including China, India, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Russia have declared a principle named Tehran Six Principle on Inclusive Human Rights within Cyberspace on Thursday, April 20th, 2017, in Tehran, Iran. The principle contained and explained about human rights in cyberspace initiated by Iran. The representative from Iran said that the principle basically can be applied by all countries.
The content of the principle explained that everyone born free and equal regardless of any identity aspect. It is also written in the principle that everyone from every culture needs to respect each other, and the concept of human rights need to accommodate every culture in the world. The states are all responsible for the protection of the human rights of their people, including in the cyberspace. Other than that, they believed that every state needs to respect independence and non-interference principle in regards to the human rights issue. They also acknowledge the former human rights declaration such as Cairo Declarations of Human Rights, ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, and also the others.
All states involved hope that the principle explaining about human rights in cyberspace will accommodate all the local wisdom and cultural diversity from every civilization in the world.