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A lawyer and women’s rights activist has weighed on violence against women in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the country’s laws and regulations to protect women.
An Iranian teenager has, in an insane move, murdered his father, mother and brother with a knife under the influence of the way Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated in the Arab country’s consulate in Istanbul.
Mohammad Ali Najafi, the former mayor of Tehran and senior Iranian politician who had been sentenced to death for murdering his wife, has been forgiven by the victim’s family, and won’t be executed.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the recent mass shootings in the US which claimed over two dozen lives and wounded dozens of others, stem from a culture that sanctifies violence and killing of innocent people.
Mohammad Ali Najafi, a senior reformist politician, has been sentenced to death for murdering his wife, Iran's Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Esmaeili announced on Tuesday.
The Friday prayer leader of the city of Kazeroon in southern Iranian Fars Province has been murdered.
The Iranian Parliament has passed legislation that steps up punishment for acid attacks and provides more support to survivors of such horrendous acts.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has instructed law enforcement forces to put further efforts into controlling the sale of weapons in the country, and also to ensure cyberspace security.
A group of Iranian teenagers from the Juvenile Detention Centre in Tehran have staged a play named Oliver Twist based on the famous classic of the same name by British writer Charles Dickens, as part of a campaign to “support Iranian Oliver Twists.”