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