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 MPs Call for Attention to Demands of Political Prisoners

A number of Iranian lawmakers and a member of Tehran’s City Council have called on the Iranian Judiciary to address the demands of a number of political prisoners, particularly Arash Sadeqi who has been reportedly on hunger strike for nearly 70 days.
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Iran’s Customs Office Ranks Third in Fight against Smuggling

The World Customs Organisation’s Centre of Information and Security has introduced Iran as the world’s third country in the fight against violation of customs regulations and smuggling of goods.

Release of Prisoner Who Got Married While He Was on Death Row

An Iranian prisoner, who had been sentenced to death for manslaughter, was forgiven after getting married inside the prison.

Iran’s Leader Pardons, Eases Sentences of over 1,200 Iranian Prisoners

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Thursday pardoned or commuted prison terms of 1,231 convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.

Prison Sentence Changed to 1,000 Hours of Work on Environment

A young Iranian criminal who had been sentenced to prison will serve his term by cleaning up the environment from now on.

Corrupt Billionaire’s Death Sentence Upheld by Iran’s Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Iran has upheld a death sentence that a court had handed down to Iranian corporate mogul Babak Zanjani in March on corruption charges, an official said Saturday.

Drug Addict Receives 30-Year Prison Term after Torturing His Wife

A drug-addicted man in Iran has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for imprisoning and torturing his wife and children, according to the woman’s female lawyer.

Reactions to an Overnight Attempt to Arrest Iranian MP

An attempt to arrest the reformist Iranian lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeqi on Sunday has sparked great controversy during the past few days in Iran.

Turkey’s Parliament to Consider Death Penalty for Coup Plotters: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his government would ask parliament to consider reintroducing the death penalty as a punishment for the plotters behind the July coup bid.

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