Friday, December 9, 2022


Iranian Judiciary indicts 5 suspects in connection with recent Shiraz terrorist attack

The head of the justice department of Iran’s Fars Province says five suspects have been indicted in connection with the deadly shooting in the Shah Cheragh Shrine in the provincial capital city of Shiraz.

Iranian Judiciary chief says he accepts many criticisms against govt.

Iranian Judiciary Chief Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei has said he accepts many criticisms that citizens direct against the government.

Judicial official: No kids sentenced to death over Iran protests

The general and revolutionary prosecutor of Iran's Sistan and Balouchestan Province denies reports that two children have been sentenced to death for participation in the recent protests and deadly riots in the province.

Iran’s Supreme Court upholds death sentences for Israel’s collaborators 

Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld death sentences for members of a gang over their collaboration with the Israeli spy agency, Mossad.

Iranian soccer player Voria Ghafouri released from detention

The Iranian Judiciary says soccer player Voria Ghafouri has been released from detention, days after he was taken into custody on charges of “insulting” officials over protests in the country and the national soccer team.

Iran’s future on UN women’s rights body to be decided within days: Diplomats

A US push for Iran to be removed from a UN women's body will be voted on Dec. 14, diplomats say. Tehran says Western countries lack the competence to decide about the issues pertaining to human rights in Iran.

Iran says not to cooperate with UN rights committee, summons German envoy

The spokesman for the Iranian foreign ministry says Tehran, “will in no way cooperate with the UN fact-finding mission” over the recent protests and deadly riots in the country.

Official: Iranian Supreme Court investigating appeals against rioting verdicts

The head of Tehran's Justice Department says the Iranian Supreme Court is looking into verdicts issued for suspects by lower courts for being involved in the recent protests and deadly riots that erupted in cities across the country.

Expert warns of consequences due to UNHRC’s resolution against Iran

Reza Nasri, an expert on international affairs, says the recent anti-Iran resolution passed by the UN Human Rights Council has damaged Iran's reputation, warning about inaction on the part of the Islamic Republic.

Iran rejects Britain’s claim over drones, nuclear program

Iran has rejected as baseless a claim by the British foreign secretary regarding Iran’s provision of drone to Russia for use in the Ukraine war.

Foreign minister says Iran not to allow foreign meddling in its domestic affairs

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has stressed that Tehran is fully committed to the issue of human rights, but will not allow any foreign interference in its internal affairs.

Iran slams UN rights body resolution, rejects “fact-finding mission”

The Iranian foreign ministry has condemned a resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council, saying the formation of any new mechanism to probe into the recent unrest and deadly riots in the country is unnecessary.

Head of Iranian rights council slams German FM’s anti-Iran statement as “deceptive”

The deputy chief of Iran’s Judiciary, Kazem Gharibabadi, has hit back at Germany after its foreign minister criticized Tehran over its handling of the protests in parts of the Islamic Republic. In a tweet thread, Ghariabadi described the statement of Germany’s foreign minister before the UN Human Rights Council as “deceptive”.

Official: Iran makes 61 arrests over terror attack in Izeh, Khuzestan Province

A local judicial official in southern Khuzestan Province says 61 people have been arrested in connection with a deadly terror attack that hit the city of Izeh recently.

Iran’s Judiciary: 40 foreign nationals arrested over direct role in unrest, violent riots

The spokesman of Iran’s Judiciary announces the arrest of 40 foreign nationals, besides two French spies, over direct involvement in violent riots across the country.

Swedish appeals court to issue verdict in Iranian national’s case

An appeals court in Sweden is due to announce a verdict in the case of Hamid Nouri, an Iranian national who has been held in jail and sentenced to life in prison for alleged rights violations in the 1980s.

Iran wants speedy trial of General Soleimani’s assassins

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei has called on Iraq to accelerate the process of trial of the perpetrators of the assassination of top Iranian anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani outside the Iraqi capital Baghdad nearly three years ago.

Iran MP doesn’t rule out Evin prison incident may have been meant to kill former president’s son

A member of the Iranian Parliament has not ruled out the possibility that a recent brawl and fire at the Evin Prison in Tehran may have been meant to provide an opportunity to kill Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani, former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani’s imprisoned son.

First hearing held for suspects involved in recent unrest, deadly riots in Iran

A first hearing has been held in Tehran for individuals suspected of involvement in recent acts of rioting and protests in Iran.

Iran’s rights chief slams intl. rights organizations for silence on Shiraz terror attack

Iran’s human rights chief has criticized international human rights organizations for remaining tight-lipped in the face of the bloody terrorist attack that targeted a holy Shia shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz.

Iran says US support for Israel biggest example of human rights breach

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Naser Kanaani has condemned Israeli raids on the Palestinian city of Nablus in the West Bank. The diplomat noted that the unconditional support of the US and the West for the Zionist regime is the biggest example of the violation of human rights.

Strategic data obtained from French spies arrested in Iran: Judiciary spox

The spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary says “strategic data” has been obtained from the French spies recently arrested in the Islamic Republic, and that the two face accusations of “assembly, collusion against Iran’s security and espionage.”

Iran’s prosecutor-general writes to Sweden on violations of jailed citizen’s rights

Iran’s Prosecutor-General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri writes to his Swedish counterpart to complain over violations of the rights of former Iranian official Hamid Nouri, who had been illegally jailed in the Scandinavian country since 2018.

Rights chief: Iran to file legal case against US for ‘direct role’ in riots

Iran’s human rights chief has announced a bid to launch a legal case against the US at a Tehran court over the country’s “direct involvement” in the recent unrest and violent riots that caused damage and deaths across the Islamic Republic.

Lawmaker: 3k detained during riots in Tehran Province, 830 remain behind bars

An Iranian lawmaker says during the recent unrest and deadly riots more than 3,000 people were detained by security forces in Tehran Province, adding all but 830 have been released.

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