Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Legal

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.

Remains of Iranian divers killed by Saddam’s Iraq (PHOTOS)

Images of the remains of several Iranian divers killed by Saddam's Iraq during the imposed war in the 1980s.

Discrimination against people of color have been institutionalized in America

Michelle Alexander, a US lawyer, has blamed a long history of white supremacy for discrimination against the black people in America.

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.

UN rights report based on false, fabricated information: Iran

The Iranian Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights rejected the report as being founded upon “incorrect information and fabricated sources,”

Iran rejects UN human rights report on executions

The report on the alleged unreported executions in Iran or the execution of political prisoners is a downright lie, said Afkham.

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).

Iran: UN special rapporteur not reflecting realities

Iran is skeptical about the ‘unfair and subjective’ performance of the UN special rapporteur, said the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.

Methods used in a small sheikhdom do not suit Iran

The Judiciary spokesman's comments on a ban on publication of news stories about the former president have drawn reaction.

Iran ready to boost cooperation with UN human rights commissioner

Zarif expressed concern over the spread of Islamophobia in the West, saying Tehran is concerned about the outflow of terrorists from the West who end up in the Middle East.

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.

Supreme Leader’s message is catching on with the youth

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council has said for the first time since the revolution that we use simple language to develop mutual understanding with the world.

Judiciary Chief slams West’s stance on terrorism, human rights

The Judiciary chief has lashed out at the West's double-standards on human rights and terrorism, saying terrorist attacks are the beginning of a coordinated move to spread Islamophobia.

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.

Iran slams allegations of women’s rights violation

The Iranian judiciary chief has rejected reports that women’s rights are trampled in Iran or that mass executions have taken place in the country.

Iran Raps “Biased” UN Human Rights Resolution

In reaction to a UN human rights resolution against Iran, Afkham condemned any “arbitrary and political use of human rights against independent states.”

Western sanctions against Iran contradict human rights

The secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council says Iranians put their weight behind President Rouhani’s government regardless of the result of nuclear talks with P5+1.

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Slams US Human Rights Record

Iran’s judiciary chief lashed out at the American legal system for exonerating the police officers who kill unarmed citizens.

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