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Judicial reports, police activities, cases from the law courts and international juridical and human rights bodies – All the legal news and opinions related to Iran.

MP Backs Granting Nationality to Children with Foreign Fathers

MP Backs Granting Nationality to Children with Foreign Fathers

An Iranian lawmaker says granting Iranian nationality to the children born to an Iranian mother and a non-Iranian father not only is a must for population management, but can also decrease insecurity in the country.
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Twitter Blocked in Iran for National Security Concerns: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology says Twitter is blocked in the Islamic Republic for certain national security concerns, not cultural or ethical issues. However, he believes, filtering is not a good strategy.
Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei

US Must Pay Iran $245m in Damage for Role in Chemical Attacks

Iran has sentenced the US to pay $245 million in damage to to the victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s troops during the 1980 to 1988 imposed war on Iran, according to the Judiciary spokesman.

Iranians Hold Balloon Festival in Memory of Syrian Children

Many people in northeastern Iranian city of Bojnourd attended a balloon festival held in memory of Syrian children stranded in the Shiite-majority towns of al-Foua and Kefraya in Idlib province, which are still under the siege of terrorists.
New Drug Law to Save Lives of Many Iranians on Death Row

New Drug Law to Save Lives of Many Iranians on Death Row

An Iranian lawmaker says more than 90 percent of those sentenced to death for carrying illicit drugs would have the chance to return to life if the new bill passed by the Parliament is signed into law.
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‘Iran Should Establish Genetic Data Bank for Inmates’

An Iranian lawmaker has stressed the importance of establishing a genetic data bank for prisoners.
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Iran Football Wins Case against Saudi Arabia at CAS

Iran’s Football Federation has reportedly won a major case against its Saudi counterpart after almost a year.
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Iran’s Judiciary Confirms Gas Deal with Total

The huge gas deal between Iran and the French energy giant Total has been verified by the Iranian Judiciary, according to its spokesman.
Man Sentenced to Do Research for Illegal Use of Groundwater

Man Sentenced to Do Research for Illegal Use of Groundwater

An Iranian man who had illegally exploited subterranean water resources has been sentenced by a court to carrying out some research work.
Iran Planning to Raise Women’s Legal Age of Marriage

Iran Planning to Raise Women’s Legal Age of Marriage

An Iranian lawmaker says the Iranian Parliament’s female MPs have decided to introduce a plan to raise the legal age of marriage for women in the country.

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