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Iran calls UN human rights resolution ‘biased’

The foreign ministry spokeswoman has blasted a resolution by the UN rights committee on rights situation in Iran, saying the UN’s legal mechanisms have turned into a tool in the hands of the West.
Amoli Larijani

Judiciary chief stresses national support for Iran’s nuclear team

The Judiciary chief has expressed support for Iran's nuclear team, saying the Iranian nation will not give in to the other side’s excessive demands.
Prison

Inmates can pursue their studies to doctoral level

An Iranian jail offers special plans to boost the morale of prisoners, minimize the risk of their depression, help them straighten out and continue their education.
Mahtab-Savoji

30-year jail sentence demanded for Indian murderers of Iranian

The Italian prosecutors called for a 30-year jail term for the Indian flatmates of an Iranian girl who was strangled.
Mohseni Ejei

Iran’s Judiciary vows to arrest, punish acid attackers

The Iranian judiciary says serious measures will be taken by officials to identify and prosecute the perpetrators of recent acid attacks in Isfahan.
iran-vietnam

Human rights political tool in West hands: Iran VP

Iranian First Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri has criticized the West for using the issue of human rights as a political tool for its own gains.
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Iran rights rapporteur illegal

A senior Iranian official says the appointment of a UN special rapporteur on human rights situation in Iran is illegal, calling on Ahmed Shaheed, the current rights investigator, to resign.
happiness after rouhani elected

Civic rights, an unfinished dream

A look at how successful the government has been in its efforts to put together a civic rights charter.
Supreme Leader

Supreme Leader Pardons Large Groups of Iranian Prisoners

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms of a number of convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts on the eve of Eid al-Fitr.
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Forgiveness of those sentenced to Qisas, a salve for a tremendous loss, snuffing out...

Two former judges and a social activist weigh in on a wave of pardons benefitting those who have been sentenced to Qisas.

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