Iran, Italy Mull Human Rights, Anti-Terror Cooperation

Officials from Iran and Italy hailed the most recent round of bilateral talks on human rights issues, with the both sides calling for closer interaction in the fight against terrorism, such as by the exchange of intelligence information.

Iran’s Judiciary Official in Italy for Talks

Chief of the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani arrived in Rome on Tuesday for the third round of talks on Iran-Italy judicial cooperation.

President Vows Iran’s Political, Legal Action on Mina Tragedy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underscored on Wednesday that his administration will press ahead with legal and political measures to restore the country’s rights in connection with a fatal crush of Hajj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia that killed hundreds of Iranians last year.
Hassan Qashqavi

Iran to Extradite 251 Afghan Convicts in Coming Weeks: Deputy FM

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates' Affairs Hassan Qashqavi announced that 251 Afghan prisoners will be extradited from Iran in coming weeks.

Iran Confirms Arrest of Individual Close to Nuclear Negotiating Team

Iran’s Judiciary spokesman confirmed on Sunday reports on detention of an individual close to the country’s nuclear negotiating team by security and intelligence forces.
Mohammad Bagher Olfat

Alternative to Death Sentence Proposed for Drug Traffickers

An Iranian judiciary official believes that the death penalty has failed to reduce drug trafficking in Iran, and alternative punishments should be given for narcotics-related offences.

Iran Ministry to Own Billionaire’s Assets

The Public Prosecutor’s Office in Tehran has accepted to let the Ministry of Petroleum take over assets of billionaire Babak Zanjani who has been sentenced to death for embezzlement.
Iran’s Leader Okays Allocation of €1 Billion to Fight COVID-19

Ayatollah Khamenei Grants Clemency to Iranian Convicts

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted the sentences of more than 700 eligible Iranian convicts.

Iran’s Judiciary Confirms Execution of Iranian Academic over Espionage

Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei confirmed on Sunday, August 7, that the Iranian nuclear academic Shahram Amiri has been executed after being convicted of espionage for the US.
Attack to Saudi Embassy

1st Court Hearing Held for Those Who Attacked Saudi Embassy in Tehran

The first court hearing for 21 men accused of storming Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran in January was held at a Tehran court on Monday, July 18.