"We demand a non-violent world where human security is the basis of our common global security. People have the right to live in a world where the basic needs of all peoples are addressed. No more military attacks. No more war."
"Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization."
"For anyone who pursues human rights in Iran, fear is a constant threat from birth to death. I have managed to overcome that fear."
"I maintain that nothing useful and lasting can emerge from violence."
"The idea of cultural relativism is nothing but an excuse to violate human rights."
"We must not enable anyone to impose his personal view regarding religion on others by force, oppression, or pressure."