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Mohammad Bagher Olfat

Alternative to Death Sentence Proposed for Drug Traffickers

An Iranian judiciary official believes that the death penalty has failed to reduce drug trafficking in Iran, and alternative punishments should be given for narcotics-related offences.
zanjani

Iran Ministry to Own Billionaire’s Assets

The Public Prosecutor’s Office in Tehran has accepted to let the Ministry of Petroleum take over assets of billionaire Babak Zanjani who has been sentenced to death for embezzlement.
Hassan Qashqavi

Foreign Ministry to Allocate Budget to Release of Iranian Prisoners Abroad

Hassan Qashqavi, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister, highlighted the considerable increase in the country’s services given to the Iranians living abroad including those incarcerated.
Zarif

Australia Urged to Settle Iranian Immigrants’ Woes

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Australia’s incoming ambassador to ramp up efforts to resolve the problems that Iranian immigrants are facing in the Oceanian country.
mohammadreza bahonar

Best Decision Is to Resume House Arrest of Iranian Opposition Leaders

Mohammad-Reza Bahonar, a senior conservative who has been a member of Iran’s Parliament for 28 years, believes that it is in the best interests of Iranian opposition leaders Mir-Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi to remain under house arrest.
Ayatollah Khamenei

Ayatollah Khamenei Grants Clemency to Iranian Convicts

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted the sentences of more than 700 eligible Iranian convicts.
Mohammad Javad Larijani

Iran’s Larijani Regrets UN Official’s Statement on Execution of Terrorists

An Iranian judiciary official in a letter regretted UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein’s criticism of Iran’s recent execution of a number of terrorist elements.
Ejei

Iran’s Judiciary Confirms Execution of Iranian Academic over Espionage

Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei confirmed on Sunday, August 7, that the Iranian nuclear academic Shahram Amiri has been executed after being convicted of espionage for the US.
Sheikh Issa Qassim-Arzu Merali

Islamic Human Rights Award 2016 Jointly Goes to Bahrain’s Cleric, IHRC Co-Founder

Bahrain’s top Shiite cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim and the co-founder of the London-based Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Arzu Merali, were jointly granted the International Islamic Human Rights Award 2016 on Wednesday.
Amoli Larijani

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Proposes Debates with Europe on Human Rights

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani proposed that the Islamic Republic and Europe can begin discussions about human rights, provided that Iran would also have the chance to question the shortcomings of Europeans regarding human rights.

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