To mark the “Day of Revealing American Human Rights” in Iran, the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Council released a book on the human rights conditions of the US within the past year, an official announced.
Coinciding with the 29th anniversary of the chemical bombardment of Sardasht, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif released a statement on Monday June 27 expressing deep sympathy with the victims’ families and urging the international community to prevent the repetition of such catastrophic events.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for firm judicial action against the individuals involved in raids on Saudi diplomatic premises in two Iranian cities back in January.
After the recent deaths of several soldiers in a bus crash in southern Iran, many Iranians were outraged and shocked, and raised online campaigns to express their solidarity with the troopers and their families, as well as calling for revisions to the rules of compulsory military service.
Iran’s Police carried out over 2,500 anti-narcotics operations in the previous Iranian year alone, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said, noting that the operations had led to the seizure of some 617 tons of drugs.
Iranian and Afghan officials underlined the need for cooperation in fighting drug trafficking.
An MP has said he hopes that severe sentences will be given out to attackers on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, which would help prevent a repetition of such unacceptable incidents in the future. Heshmatollah Falahatpishe, a principalist legislator, made the statement referring to a recent announcement by the judiciary that the case of the January attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran will be heard in court next month.
Spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei announced on Sunday, June 19, that the case of dual Iranian-British citizen, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, is a security case being investigated in the capital city of Tehran.
Spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei stressed that the Judiciary attaches a great importance to the implementation of Article 156 of Iran’s Constitution, which requires the restoration of people’s rights and promoting legitimate liberties.
Deputy Interior Minister for Security and Law Enforcement Hossein Zolfaghari said 753,000 people who illegally entered the country were returned to their homes last year, adding that this imposes a huge cost on Iran.