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Hossein Entezami

Iran Starts Implementing Law on Freedom of Information (FOI)

An Iranian official says an online system has been launched to provide Iranian citizens with free access to the information of public and private organizations and institutes.
Iran to Start Using Homegrown Ankle Monitors

Iran to Start Using Homegrown Ankle Monitors

Iran has unveiled its first indigenous ankle monitor made by domestic experts as part of a nationwide project to electronically supervise and watch prisoners, which will be implemented within six months.
Website Launched by Qalibaf Blocked ahead of Iran Election

Website Launched by Qalibaf Blocked ahead of Iran Election

A website launched by Iranian presidential candidate Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf for job applicants has been officially blocked after it was declared to be an illegal move ahead of the May 19 presidential election.
“Pledge to Increase Cash Subsidies Aimed at Buying Votes”

“Pledge to Increase Cash Subsidies Aimed at Buying Votes”

A top Iranian parliamentarian says the promise of increasing cash handouts by some presidential candidates is a clear example of vote-buying.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

Iran’s Leader Pardons, Commutes Sentences of nearly 600 Convicts

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has granted clemency or commuted the sentences of hundreds of convicts on the anniversary of the Islamic holiday Eid al-Mab’ath.
Can Religious Minorities Run in Iran Local Elections?

Can Religious Minorities Run in Iran Local Elections?

While Iran’s Guardian Council is opposed to the candidacy of religious minorities in City and VillageCouncils elections in Muslim-majority areas, Iranian parliament speaker says they can run for local votes in all parts of the country.
Iran's Judiciary Blocks Telegram's Voice Calling Service

Iran’s Judiciary Blocks Telegram’s Voice Calling Service

Telegram messenger, the most popular communications app in Iran, voice calling service has been blocked by judicial order.
ejei

Ahmadinejad, Baqaei’s Cases Still Open: Judiciary Spokesman

The Iranian Judiciary spokesman says lawsuits filed against the country’s former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and his vice president, Hamid Baqaei, with regard to administrative violations are open and no final verdicts have been still given on them.
Refugees in Iran

Iran to Provide Social Security for Foreign Nationals

An Iranian official declared that immigrants and refugees who have a work permit and reside in Iran will be covered by the Social Security Organisation.
EU Turning Blind Eye to Realities of Civil Rights in Iran: Spokesman

EU Turning Blind Eye to Realities of Civil Rights in Iran: Spokesman

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed as politically-motivated the European Union’s extension of sanctions against the Islamic Republic over human rights, saying the bloc has turned a blind eye to the realities of civil rights in Iran.

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