Monday, April 15, 2024

Judiciary

Supreme Leader pardons prisoners on auspicious occasions

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution has pardoned or reduced the prison sentences of as many as 630 convicts marking two Muslim feasts.

Iran’s judiciary dismisses talks on prisoner swap for Jason Rezaian

Nothing has been raised about the exchange of Jason Rezaian for Iranian nationals jailed in the US, Mohseni Ejei said.

Inmates imprisoned for involuntary offenses released in Mashhad (PHOTOS)

Over the past 25 years, 90,000 prisoners found guilty of involuntary offenses have been released.

MP writes letter to judiciary on imprisoned son of former president

"What is wrong with a defendant or their attorney saying that the ruling issued in the case is not fair?" Motahari asked in the letter.

Another hearing held for Washington Post reporter

Rezaian is facing charges of espionage, collaboration with hostile governments, gathering classified information and disseminating propaganda against the Islamic Republic.

Mehdi Hashemi sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

Mehdi Hashemi, son of Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for security offences, bribery and embezzlement after his appeal was overturned.

Prison, flogging sentence for Saudi officers molesting Iran teens

A Saudi criminal court has sentenced two Saudi officers who molested two Iranian teenagers at the Jeddah airport to four years in prison and 1,000 lashes.

Ayatollah Khamenei pardons 102 court martial convicts

The Supreme Leader has pardoned or commuted prison terms of 102 convicts that had been found guilty by the Iranian Armed Force’s judiciary system.

A second chance at life

Images of a convicted killer being spared by the family of the murder victim.

Leader pardons, commutes sentences of convicts

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei has granted clemency or commuted the sentences of a number of convicts.

Iran’s Judiciary vows to take legal action against Saudi siege of Yemen

The crime being committed in different parts of the region and Yemen today is a scandal for those who claim to be supporters of human rights, said the Judiciary spokesman.

Supreme Leader pardons several female Iranian prisoners

The decision was in response to a request by Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.

Supreme Leader pardons over 800 prisoners

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).

Islamic establishment treats those under house arrest with tolerance

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has said the responsibility to protect people under house arrest lies with the security apparatus.

House arrest is in line with the law: Official

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.

US calls for exchange of spy held in Iran

The request by the US for a spy exchange has been submitted to Iran’s Judiciary, but Tehran has not responded to it yet.

War on drugs inflicts huge cost on Iran: official

The justice minister said a majority of prisoners and most legal cases in the Iranian courts are related to drug offenses.

Iranian-British national, Ghoncheh Qavami, released on bail

Ghoncheh Qavami has been freed on bail until the appeals court hands down the final verdict.

Judiciary chief stresses national support for Iran’s nuclear team

The Judiciary chief has expressed support for Iran's nuclear team, saying the Iranian nation will not give in to the other side’s excessive demands.

30-year jail sentence demanded for Indian murderers of Iranian

The Italian prosecutors called for a 30-year jail term for the Indian flatmates of an Iranian girl who was strangled.

Iran’s Judiciary vows to arrest, punish acid attackers

The Iranian judiciary says serious measures will be taken by officials to identify and prosecute the perpetrators of recent acid attacks in Isfahan.

Supreme Leader Pardons Large Groups of Iranian Prisoners

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms of a number of convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts on the eve of Eid al-Fitr.

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