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Judicial reports, police activities, cases from the law courts and international juridical and human rights bodies – All the legal news and opinions related to Iran.

Mehdi Hashemi

MP writes letter to judiciary on imprisoned son of former president

"What is wrong with a defendant or their attorney saying that the ruling issued in the case is not fair?" Motahari asked in the letter.
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Iran underlines need for implementing Islamic human rights declaration

Iran's top MP has said that human rights should turn into a public demand so that governments would be forced to take major steps in safeguarding human rights.
Ahmad Shaheed

Revelation and rejection of a cable that alleges bribery

Without denying the report, WikiLeaks simply asked the source that published the news to show which cable its claim is based on.
Israel doomed to historic failure

International interaction can help facilitate adaptation: Rafsanjani

I hope what is related to human rights is deemed as important globally and in the future there are no instances of injustice in the world, Ayatollah Rafsanjani said.
Jason Rezaian

Another hearing held for Washington Post reporter

Rezaian is facing charges of espionage, collaboration with hostile governments, gathering classified information and disseminating propaganda against the Islamic Republic.
Mohammad Javad Larijani

Larijani urges UN to stop Saudi aggression against Yemen

Larijani said the perpetrators of aggression and use of force should be held accountable before the International Criminal Court.
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Chemical weapons suppliers of Sardasht attack must be tried: Iran’s Zarif

Zarif called on the world to carry out its “legal and moral responsibility” toward the victims and their families and facilitate the punishment of the perpetrators of such inhumane acts.
Marzieh Afkham

Iran dismisses claims of rights violations in US report

Tehran has slammed US allegations of civil rights violations in Iran, saying the charges come as the US sees the highest number of human rights violations against people of color and widespread protests against such abuses.
Nejatollah Ebrahimian

Iran’s Guardian Council approves bill on protection of Iranian nuclear achievements

The Guardian Council says that it has not found a parliamentary bill on safeguarding Iran's nuclear rights and achievements as contrary to the Constitution.
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Mehdi Hashemi sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

Mehdi Hashemi, son of Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for security offences, bribery and embezzlement after his appeal was overturned.

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