Author(s): Dr Mohammad Sadegh Mahfouzi
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Cyrus Human Rights Charter is said to have been inscribed in about 538 BC under Cyrus II, the great founder of the Achaemenids.
Made of clay, what a wonder the tablet is? God created human from the same worthless clay and by blowing his spirit into the clay, ascended human to the highest points: “So blessed be Allah, the best to create” (Muminun, 14).
Inscribed some 2500 years ago, …
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