Sunday, January 23, 2022



Iranian judge denies permission for marriage of 13-year-old girl

An Iranian judge has refused to grant permission for the marriage of a 13-year-old girl, citing her low age and lack of personality development.

Iran slams French meddling in judicial case involving dual national

Iran’s Judiciary has slammed France for its interventionist statements on Tehran’s recent decision to send an Iranian-French national back to the jail over her repeated violations of house arrest limits.

‘Iran won’t tolerate any mistreatment, rights violations in prisons’

Iran’s top human rights official says the Islamic Republic runs its prison facilities in harmony with humanitarian principles and it will not tolerate any mistreatment or abuse of inmates.

Iranian Judiciary staff rally for better working conditions

A group of Iranian Judiciary employees have held a rally in front of the Parliament building in Tehran to demand better working conditions and higher salaries.

Managing editor of Iranian paper convicted

A court has found the managing editor of a the Iranian newspaper, Kayhan, guilty of insulting the Society of Students against Poverty, an Iranian NGO whose activities are mainly geared to looking after neglected and underprivileged women and children.

Iran Judiciary seeks prosecution of 127 over General Soleimani assassination

Iran says it is seeking the prosecution of 127 persons in connection with the 2020 U.S. drone strike that killed former commander of the Quds force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran says to pursue legal case against Airbus, ATR

Tehran will pursue its legal case against international plane manufacturers, Airbus and ATR, over their failure to supply spare parts to the Iranian airlines, the country’s civil aviation chief says. The related contracts were signed before the United States re-imposed sanctions on Iran in 2018.

Iran: US main culprit in assassination of Gen. Soleimani

Iran’s judiciary says it has identified some 125 people suspected of involvement in the assassination of top commander Qassem Soleimani.

Raisi orders swift payment of compensation to Ukraine flight victims

President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran has ordered relevant authorities to speed up the payment of compensation to the families of those who lost their lives in the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in early 2020 near Tehran.

Iran presents documents to Iraq over assassination of Gen. Soleimani

Tehran has presented some 300 documents on the assassination of Martyr Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani to Iraqi officials and reached an agreement with Baghdad that the exchange of documents continue, Iran's Deputy Judiciary Chief for International Affairs Kazem Gharibabadi says.

Iran Judiciary grants furloughs to Christian inmates ahead of New Year

Iran’s Judiciary has granted 10-day furloughs to Christian convicts serving prison terms in the country on the occasion of Christmas and ahead of the Gregorian New Year.

Iran slams US for voting against human rights-related UN resolutions

A senior official with Iran’s Judiciary has slammed the United States for voting against two resolutions related to human rights at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Iran blames Saudi foot-dragging for envoy death

Some executive bodies in Riyadh are to blame for a delay in allowing Iran’s late ambassador to Yemen, who was suffering from coronavirus infection, to exit the Saudi-besieged country, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says. He added Tehran will lodge a formal protest over the procrastination in accordance with international law.

Iraqi delegation discusses Soleimani assassination with Iran prosecutor general

An Iraqi delegation led by Head of the country’s Judicial Oversight Organization has met with Iranian Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri to discuss the latest developments related to the assassination case of general Qasem Soleimani.

Iran Supreme Court acquits former central bank governor

Iran's Supreme Court has acquitted former Central Bank governor Valliollah Seif and his deputies who were convicted in October of squandering millions of dollars in public funds.

Iran calls on Europe to fulfill obligations regarding Afghan refugees

Iran has called on European countries and international organizations to fulfill their commitments regarding Afghan refugees.

‘Europeans should pay cost of Iran hosting illegal migrants’

Iran’s interior ministry says European countries should pay their share of the costs inflicted on the Islamic Republic by illegal migrants, using its territory to travel to Europe.

UN lauds Iran for hosting millions of Afghan migrants

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has hailed Iran for hosting millions of Afghan migrants.

Council Announces Reasons for Ali Larijani’s Disqualification in Iran’s 2021 Presidential Race

The Iranian Constitutional Council, also known as the Guardian Council, has announced the reasons behind the disqualification of former Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani from running in the country’s June 2021 presidential election.

Iran slams dismissal of female teacher in Canada for wearing hijab

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has condemned the sacking of a female teacher from a school in Canada for wearing hijab.

Iran sanctions US individuals, entities for human rights violations

The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights says over 20 American individuals and legal entities have been blacklisted by the country for human rights violations.

‘Serious doubts about Canada’s goodwill over human rights

Iran’s Eghtesadonline news website has posted a commentary on Canada’s recent move to extradite an agent of the former Iranian regime’s intelligence apparatus SAVAK to the Islamic Republic.

‘Saudi Arabia executed 886 inmates since 2015, including minors, women’

Saudi Arabia has executed 886 people, including minors, in an accelerating rate during the past six years, a Europe-based rights group reports.

Iran’s football legend rescues convict from hanging

Iran’s football legend Ali Daei has rescued a death row convict from hanging.

Britain blacklists Iranian reporter

Britain has blacklisted an Iranian reporter with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, IRIB, for his alleged role in what London calls “extracting forced confessions” from political prisoners

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