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Tehran's prosecutor says Iranian security forces have identified and arrested several people in connection with a spying case.
Baqer Namazi, an Iranian-American dual national imprisoned in Iran since early 2016, has not been released from jail, the spokesman of Iran’s judiciary said.
A group of Christian prisoners, who are serving their terms in Tehran’s Evin Prison, have celebrated the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ in a ceremony organized by the detention centre.
Iranian Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Eje’i says a delegation from the judiciary system has paid regular visits to prisons across Iran during the current Iranian calendar year.
The head of the Tehran Judiciary Office has rejected British media reports that Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari – now serving time in Iran for sedition -- might be released in a swap deal.
An Iranian reporter who was found guilty in a traffic collision has been sentenced to make an educational documentary film about car crashes and traffic rules in Iran.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has granted clemency or commuted the sentences of hundreds of convicts on the occasion of two great Muslim festivals.
An Iranian lawmaker says more than 90 percent of those sentenced to death for carrying illicit drugs would have the chance to return to life if the new bill passed by the Parliament is signed into law.
An Iranian lawmaker has stressed the importance of establishing a genetic data bank for prisoners.