Wednesday, September 28, 2022


UNHCR lauds Iran for supporting refugees

A United Nations refugee agency official has praised Iran for bending over backwards to improve living conditions for millions of refugees during the past four decades and especially after the Taliban takeover in neighboring Afghanistan last year which triggered an influx of refugees.

Iranian Judiciary slams Mike Pence’s meeting with MKO terrorists

The Iranian Judiciary’s deputy for international affairs says former US vice president Mike Pence’s visit to a camp of anti-Iran terrorist group Mojahedin-e-Khalq proves Washington’s support for terrorism.

Iranian national jailed in Sweden says still in solitary confinement

An Iranian national jailed in Sweden for alleged rights abuses says Swedish authorities are still holding him in solitary confinement.

Court: US should pay Iran nuclear martyrs’ families over $4bn

An Iranian court has issued the final verdict in the case of the assassinations of several senior Iranian nuclear scientists, ruling that the US government has to pay the families of the martyred scientists $4.3bn in damages for having a role in their killing.

Iran: UN rights report ‘politically-driven’, ‘unfair’

The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman has dismissed a recent report by the United Nations secretary general about the human rights situation in Iran as politically-motivated, biased and unfair.

Iran hangs murderer of clerics

Iran on Monday hanged a man who was sentenced to death for murdering two clerics and wounding another in early April in the shrine city of Mashhad, according to the judiciary in northeastern Khorassan Razavi Province.

Iranian Judiciary denies reports of prisoners finger amputation

The Iranian Judiciary has denied as baseless a report that several convicts have been sentenced to having their fingers cut off.

Iranian judiciary urges freedom of Iranians held in Europe

The Iranian Judiciary’s deputy chief for international affairs has called for the release of Iranian nationals held in Europe Assadollah Assadi and Hamid Nouri.

Iran Judiciary blames builders’ negligence for Metrolpol Building collapse

Iran’s General Prosecutor says the negligence of the builders of Metropol Building in the country’s south is mainly to blame for the deadly collapse of the edifice.

Iran slams forced deportation of asylum seekers from UK to Rwanda

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has reacted to forced deportation of asylum seekers, including a few Iranians, from Britain to Rwanda. Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the act is a historical shame for London.

Iran judiciary asks UN to hold Germany, Belgium accountable for diplomat’s ‘illegal’ trial

A high-ranking Iranian judiciary official has once again denounced Belgium and Germany for the “illegal” arrest and trial of an Iranian diplomat, asking the United Nations to seek answers from both European countries over the case.

Iranian minister: West’s stance on children’s rights ‘major disgrace’

Iran’s interior minister has slammed the West for its indifference towards the plight of children in war-weary nations while claiming to be defenders of human rights.

Murderer of Iranian clerics sentenced to death

Iran has issued a death sentence against a man who stabbed two clerics to death and wounded a third one in the holy city of Mashhad in April, the judiciary spokesman announced.

Iran’s Judiciary rejects rumors on ‘suspicious’ death of ‘aerospace scientist’

The Iranian Judiciary has dismissed rumors about the “suspicious” death of an individual claimed to be an “aerospace scientist” in the province of Yazd.

Report: Iranian national on trial in Sweden loses contact with family

Reports say an Iranian national on trial in Sweden for alleged rights violations in Iran in the 1980s has not been in touch with his family for several weeks.

Iran busts fuel smuggling cell in Hormozgan Province

The Iranian judiciary officials in the southern Province of Hormozgan say they have arrested three fuel smuggler leaders in the area.

Jailed Iranian citizen in Sweden not allowed to contact family for 3 weeks

Iran’s judiciary says a former Iranian official who has been incarcerated in Sweden since 2019 has not been able to call his family for the past 20 days.

Man hanged in Iran for murdering wildlife rangers

A man who killed two wildlife rangers last year, has been executed by hanging in Iran.

Iranian court hears case of 2 clerics stabbed to death at holy shrine

A hearing has been held at a court in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad over the murder of two clerics in a stabbing spree in early April at the holy Shrine of Imam Reza.

UN special rapporteur: US sanctions have severely affected ordinary Iranians

A UN Special rapporteur says the US’s decades-long sanctions on Iran have massively affected Iranian people’s lives, particularly the low-income citizens of the country.

Iran condemns Israeli assault on Palestinian journalist’s funeral procession

The secretary of the Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Headquarters has condemned Israel’s vicious attack on participants in the funeral of slain Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

Iran Judiciary: Ahmadreza Jalali will not be exchanged for Hamid Nouri

Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman has dismissed possibility of any swap deal between Iran and Sweden to release death row inmate Ahmadreza Jalali in exchange for Hamid Nouri, who is facing life imprisonment in the European country.

Gharibabadi denounces Sweden’s ‘hostile approach’

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights and the Judiciary chief’s deputy for international affairs says Sweden, in collaboration with Israel, has been implementing a hostile approach towards Iran over the past years.

Gharibabadi: Douhan’s visit approved by highest levels of Iranian establishment

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights and the Judiciary chief’s deputy for international affairs says a visit by UN Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan to the country has been approved by the highest decision making bodies of the establishment.

Iranians rally outside the Swedish embassy in Tehran

The families of some of the victims of attacks by the Mojahedin-e-Khalq terrorist group and a group of students have held a protest outside the Swedish embassy in Tehran.

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