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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.
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.
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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.
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Iranian MPs to Question Four Ministers about Media Activists’ Arrest

An Iranian reformist MP says a number of lawmakers seek to question four ministers about the recent detention of several social media activists and administrators of Telegram channels in Iran.
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Iran’s Leader Endorses Conditions for Pardoning Prisoners

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei endorsed a set of conditions and regulations for pardoning or commuting prison terms of convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.
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Iranian MP Calls for Revision of Laws to Reduce Number of Prisoners

An Iranian MP has criticised the country’s laws that authorise judges to easily issue arrest warrants at will and under any conditions, calling for the restriction of such a privilege which has led to a significant increase in the number of detainees.
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“Illegal Lodgings for Chinese Identified in Tehran”

An Iranian official says unauthorized accommodations housing Chinese tourists in Tehran have been temporarily shut down, but no lodgings have been sealed.
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Is Tattooing a Crime in Iran?

Many Iranians consider tattooing a disagreeable act; however, the country’s laws and religious rules don’t forbid it except in particular conditions.
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Iran to Probe Allegations about Total’s Information Leak to Qatar

An Iranian lawmaker says the Parliament will investigate the veracity of allegations concerning French oil giant Total’s disclosure of secret data about Iran’s South Pars Gas Field to neighbouring Qatar.
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Iranian Reformists Propose Motion to Punish Speech Disruptors

A group of reformist and pro-government members of the Iranian Parliament have, in a recent move, proposed a plan to guarantee the security of the ceremonies held in the country by imposing punitive measures against speech disruptors. The motion, however, has received a negative reaction from the opposing party.

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