Monday, April 15, 2024

Judiciary

Tehran criminal court names 104 fugitive MKO members to be tried

A criminal court in Tehran has published an advertisement, naming 104 fugitive members of the anti-Iran Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) terrorist group and calling on them to appoint defense attorneys for themselves.

Death sentence overturned for young Iranian involved in last year’s unrest

Iran’s Supreme Court has overturned the Gesaas (retribution) sentence for Mohammad Qobadlou, who was arrested during the wave of the anti-government protests and deadly riots in the country last year.

Lawyer: Iran rapper death sentence revoked, client got imprisonment

The lawyer for Iranian rapper, Tomaj Salehi, who had received a primary death sentence for “provoking violence” during anti-government protests in Iran last year, says her client has been sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison for “corruption on earth.”

Iran executes 2 individuals behind 2022 terror attack at Shia shrine in Shiraz

Iran executes two people involved in a deadly terror attack last year at a Shia shrine in the city of Shiraz, which was claimed by the Daesh terror group.

Iranian rapper receives death sentence, later commuted to imprisonment: Report

Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi, who was arrested for “provoking violence” during anti-government protests in Iran last year, received a primary death sentence, but the ruling was later commuted to imprisonment, a report says.

Iranian judicial official urges MEK hosts to kick out terror group’s members 

The Iranian Judiciary’s deputy chief for international affairs says Tehran has taken vast judicial measures to bring to justice the members of the anti-Iran group MEK. 

Spokesman: Canada not cooperating in extradition of ex-Iran bank chief

The spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary says the Canadian government does not cooperate with Iran in the extradition of the former CEO of National Bank of Iran (Bank Melli Iran), who is accused of multi-billion dollar corruption.

Iranian actress Shaghayegh Dehghan given 10 days in jail for not wearing hijab

Iranian actress Shaghayegh Dehghan has reportedly been given a 10-day jail term for failing to abide by mandatory hijab, or Islamic dress code, in public.

Foreign diplomats make tour of women’s prison in Iran’s capital

Envoys and diplomats of 28 countries besides representatives of international organizations in Iran paid a visit to a women’s detention facility in Tehran organized by the country’s judicial officials.

Iran busts ‘Israeli-tied’ terror group planning assassinations

A senior Iranian judicial official says security forces have dismantled a terror group tied to the Israeli regime, which was planning to conduct assassination operations in the country.

Iran Parliament receives govt. bill on confronting hijab violations

The Iranian Parliament receives a government-approved bill aimed at confronting violations of mandatory hijab, or headscarf, in public locations through fines and denial of banking services to wrongdoers.

Iran arrests four over links with Jaish al-Adl terrorist group

Iran says it has arrested four individuals suspected of being linked to the Jaish al-Adl terrorist group in the country’s southeast.

Iran’s top court revokes death sentences of young man arrested during 2022 unrest

The Iranian Supreme Court revokes the death sentences handed down to Javad Rouhi, who was arrested during the unrest last year and found guilty of three capital offenses.

Iran executes three men found guilty of killing security forces during 2022 unrest

Iran executes three man found guilty of collaboration in an act of terror that claimed the lives of three security forces amid a wave of unrest in the central city of Isfahan last year.

Former Iran president Rouhani’s complaint against Principlist politician referred to special court

The Iranian Judiciary submits a complaint filed by ex-President Hassan Rouhani against senior Principlist figure Hassan Rahimpour-Azghadi to the Special Clerical Court.

Iranian president renews call for pursing US assassination of General Soleimani

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran and Iraq have shown that they have no qualms about pursuing justice in connection with the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi Muhandis, top Iranian and Iraqi commanders murdered by the US.

Tehran’s prosecutor general summons MP over SUV claims

Tehran’s Prosecutor General Ali Salehi has summoned Iranian MP Ahmad Alireza Beigi for questioning over the lawmaker’s recent remarks about an alleged bribery case involving his colleagues. 

Iran judiciary issues guilty plea for Trump, other US officials over General Soleimani’s assassination

Tehran’s prosecutor general has issued a guilty plea for over 70 people including former US president Donald Trump, secretary of state Mike Pompeo and general Frank Mckenzie in connection with the assassination of Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani in 2020.

Former Iran Central Bank officials convicted by court

An Iranian court has convicted the former top officials of the Central Bank of Iran, including ex-Governor Valiollah Seif, in relation to foreign exchange market turbulations six years ago.

Iran executes ringleader of terror group behind 2018 deadly attack on military parade

Iran hangs the ringleader of an anti-Iran terrorist group and mastermind of a deadly terror attack in 2018 against a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz.

Two renowned Iranian actresses sued for not wearing head veil at public event

A report says renowned Iranian actresses Fatemeh Mo’tamed-Ariya and Afsaneh Baygan face judicial action for not covering their hair at a public event, required under Iran's dress code.

Iran rejects German officials statements over death sentence for “terrorist leader”

Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Nasser Kanaani has rejected the "interventionist positions" repeatedly adopted by some German authorities following the confirmation of the death sentence against an Iranian-German national for terror charges.

Belgium denies agreement reached to free jailed Iranian diplomat

Belgium has denied reports of a prisoner swap agreement with Iran that would see the release of an Iranian diplomat serving a 20-year jail sentence in the European country.

Tehran says Iranian diplomat jailed in Belgium to be freed soon

Spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary Massoud Setayeshi has stated that an Iranian diplomat who has been imprisoned in Belgium will soon be released in a prisoner swap. It comes after the two sides finalized a swap deal over a Belgian spy.

Iran court orders 9 US entities, ex-officials to pay compensation over 2017 Daesh terror attacks in Tehran

A court in Tehran has ordered nine American institutes and nationals, including two ex-presidents, to pay a compensation of nearly $313 million to the families of two Daesh terror attacks in Iran given “Washington’s role in the creation of the Takfiri outfit.”

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