The Supreme Leader has pardoned or commuted the prison terms of 809 convicts in a move to mark the anniversary of the formation of the Islamic Republic (April 1).
Iran is skeptical about the ‘unfair and subjective’ performance of the UN special rapporteur, said the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.
The Judiciary spokesman's comments on a ban on publication of news stories about the former president have drawn reaction.
Zarif expressed concern over the spread of Islamophobia in the West, saying Tehran is concerned about the outflow of terrorists from the West who end up in the Middle East.
The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has said the responsibility to protect people under house arrest lies with the security apparatus.
The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has said for the first time since the revolution that we use simple language to develop mutual understanding with the world.
The Judiciary chief has lashed out at the West's double-standards on human rights and terrorism, saying terrorist attacks are the beginning of a coordinated move to spread Islamophobia.
Those who question the house arrest are the ones who either have not read the law or do not understand it, said the head of the Administrative Justice Court.
The request by the US for a spy exchange has been submitted to Iran’s Judiciary, but Tehran has not responded to it yet.
The justice minister said a majority of prisoners and most legal cases in the Iranian courts are related to drug offenses.