Two Iranian media crew covering anti-government protests in Paris have been heavily injured by the police and taken to hospital.
The Iranian government, in a statement on Tuesday, has blasted the Judiciary’s ban on the popular messaging app Telegram.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of 715 convicts sentenced by various courts on the birthday anniversary of Imam Mahdi (PBUH).
Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has criticised a decision to block the popular messaging app Telegram in Iran, saying it was no solution to concerns regarding the messenger in the country.
The main defendant in the June 2017 attacks in Tehran by Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group went to trial on Sunday morning, after Tehran’s prosecutor general brought criminal charges against all eight defendants in the first court session.
Iran and Turkey have reached a preliminary agreement to repatriate about 700 Iranian inmates from Turkey, said Mahmoud Abbasi, a Deputy for Human Rights and International Affairs at the Iranian Ministry of Justice.
Saeid Mortazavi, a former prosecutor convicted of complicity in the death of a prisoner, has been detained in northern Iran and transferred to jail.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed the latest annual human rights report released by the US Department of State as politically-motivated, biased and invalid.
Amid mounting criticism of Saudi Arabia over its human rights record, a new report by a nonprofit organization shows that the number of beheadings in the kingdom during the first quarter of 2018 rose by over 70 percent compared to the same period last year.
The latest work by Iranian director Jafar Panahi has been selected as one of the competitors in the main competition of this year’s Cannes Film Festival despite the fact that he is officially banned by the Judiciary from filmmaking.