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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei endorsed a set of conditions and regulations for pardoning or commuting prison terms of convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.
An Iranian MP has criticised the country’s laws that authorise judges to easily issue arrest warrants at will and under any conditions, calling for the restriction of such a privilege which has led to a significant increase in the number of detainees.
Arash Sadeqi, the Iranian political prisoner who has reportedly been on hunger strike for 71 days, will end his strike tonight after his wife Golrokh Iraee was released on bail today, their lawyer said.
Arash Sadeqi is an Iranian political prisoner who has reportedly spent 70 days on hunger strike in protest at his wife’s arrest. However, there is another side in his story and the popular campaigns calling for attention to his demands.
A number of Iranian lawmakers and a member of Tehran’s City Council have called on the Iranian Judiciary to address the demands of a number of political prisoners, particularly Arash Sadeqi who has been reportedly on hunger strike for nearly 70 days.
An Iranian prisoner, who had been sentenced to death for manslaughter, was forgiven after getting married inside the prison.
Elham’s love story took place in a prison. When she went to visit her brother in prison, she fell in love with a boy who is soon to be executed for murder.