Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani indirectly criticized Hassan Rouhani’s campaign promise to end the house arrest of opposition figures, saying those who make such ‘provocative’ promises are not in a position to fulfil them.
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.
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.
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.
Telegram messenger, the most popular communications app in Iran, voice calling service has been blocked by judicial order.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An Iranian official says unauthorized accommodations housing Chinese tourists in Tehran have been temporarily shut down, but no lodgings have been sealed.