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Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani

Iran, Iraq Cannot Accept West’s Reading of Human Rights: Tehran

Iran’s Judiciary chief says the Islamic Republic and Iraq are capable of introducing their own version of human rights principles, saying the two neighbors will not bow to the Western reading of the concept.
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri

Iranian Commander Bashes US on Terrible Human Rights Record

A ranking Iranian military commander slammed the US government as the biggest violator of human rights, saying Washington’s despicable model of human rights is seen as ”symbol of modern ignorance”.
Iran's Parliament

Iran MPs Consider Suing Canada Over Asset Seizure

A parliamentary panel in Iran is examining Canada's appropriation of Iranian assets for the possible launch of a lawsuit against the seizure, an MP says.

Other Side of the Coin in Iranian Political Prisoner’s Case

Arash Sadeqi is an Iranian political prisoner who has reportedly spent 70 days on hunger strike in protest at his wife’s arrest. However, there is another side in his story and the popular campaigns calling for attention to his demands.

Iranian Billionaire Not to Be Executed before Repaying His Debts

Iran’s Prosecutor General says the imprisoned billionaire Babak Zanjani, who is sentenced to death for fraud and money laundering, among other charges, will not be executed before returning the country’s oil money he has withheld.

Iran Army Distributes Nuts, Fruits in Quake-Hit Areas during Yalda Night

The Iranian army has prepared 20,000 packages of dried nuts and fruits to distribute among quake-hit people in the western province of Kermanshah on the occasion of a Persian festival celebrated on the longest night of the year.
Hoodfar

Iran Frees Iranian-Canadian Academic on Humanitarian Grounds

Iran says it has released an Iranian-Canadian academic, who had been imprisoned in Tehran since June for seeking to undermine security in the Islamic Republic, on humanitarian grounds.

Iran’s SNSC Approves Taking Assets Seizure Case to ICJ

Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has approved a proposal to file a complaint with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Washington over a US court ruling on the confiscation of the Central Bank of Iran's assets, the Iranian Justice Minister announced.
iran-drugs

War on drugs inflicts huge cost on Iran: official

The justice minister said a majority of prisoners and most legal cases in the Iranian courts are related to drug offenses.
Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli

Those behind Plasco Building Fire to Be Punished: Minister

Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Wednesday that all perpetrators of the tragic fire and collapse of Plasco Building in Tehran will be identified and certainly be brought to justice.

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