Thursday, May 26, 2022

Crime and Violence

Iran Approves Agreement for Cooperation on Fighting Organized Crimes in Caspian Sea

Iran’s parliament has approved the generalities of a quadrilateral agreement on fighting organized crimes in the Caspian Sea.

Iranian Filmmaker Killed, Dismembered by His Father

Iranian filmmaker Babak Khorramdin has been killed and dismembered by his father, according to the head of Tehran’s Criminal Court.

Iran Laments ‘Catastrophic, Sorrowful’ Tragedy of Kabul School  

Iran’s special envoy for Afghanistan has strongly condemned the brutal crime and terrorist attack against a girls’ school in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Iran’s Cabinet Passes Bill on Preventing Violence against Women

The Iranian cabinet has ratified a bill that would protect the women’s dignity and support them against violence.

Iran Calls on UN to Help with Extradition of Financial Criminals

Iran has urged the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to help the Islamic Republic arrest the criminals who have fled Iran and return the money they have embezzled.

‘Honour’ Killing of 14-Year-Old Girl Causes Outrage in Iran

The murder of a 14-year-old Iranian girl by her father coupled with a legal provision which does not allow the father to be served with eye-for-an-eye retribution has sent shockwaves across the nation and social media in Iran.

Iran Arrests Human Trafficking Ringleader in Malaysia

The Iranian Police and the Interpol have dismantled a human trafficking network taking Iranian girls out of the country for sexual exploitation.

Domestic Violence in Iran Less Than That in Other Countries: VP  

A senior Iranian official says the extent of domestic violence against women in Iran is less severe than that of other countries.

VP Asks Iranians to Use Helpline to Report Domestic Violence

Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs has encouraged people to contact a helpline to report the cases of domestic violence or child maltreatment as people have been told to stay home to stop the spread of coronavirus.

‘Iran Must Reinforce Its Laws on Violence against Women’

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.

Teenager Stabs Family to Death under Influence of Khashoggi Murder

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.

Iranian Politician Pardoned by Wife’s Family, Escapes Death Penalty

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.

US Mass Shootings Result of Sanctifying Violence: Zarif

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.

Top Iranian Politician Sentenced to Death for Killing Wife

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.

Iranian MP Escapes Assassination, Bodyguard Shot

Iranian lawmaker and Shiite cleric, Ahmad Salek, has escaped assassination on Sunday when bikers attacked his car in Tehran, shooting his bodyguard.

Friday Prayer Leader Stabbed to Death in Southern Iran

The Friday prayer leader of the city of Kazeroon in southern Iranian Fars Province has been murdered.

Iranian MPs Vote to Step Up Acid Attack Punishment

The Iranian Parliament has passed legislation that steps up punishment for acid attacks and provides more support to survivors of such horrendous acts.

Iran Leader Urges Police to Prevent Arms Sales, Ensure Cybersecurity

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.

Young Offenders Stage Play in Support of ‘Iranian Oliver Twists’

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.”

Iran Must Enjoy Benefits of Implementing Palermo Convention: VP

Iranian Vice President for Legal Affairs, Laya Joneydi, says when Iran, in accordance with its domestic law, implements the provisions of the Palermo Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, it must also benefit from the convention’s advantages.

‘Iranian Women Running Economic Campaign against US Bans’

Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar says women in Iran are actively engaged in an economic campaign aimed at cushioning the impact of the cruel sanctions imposed by the United States against the Iranian nation.

Extremists Set Fire to Saudi Woman’s Vehicle

A group of extremists in Saudi Arabia, outraged by a royal decision to allow women to drive, have set fire to a woman’s car in the second such incident.

‘Family Only Remedy for Loneliness Caused by Modernism’

Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar told the International Women and Justice Summit in Istanbul that family is the only remedy for the loneliness brought by modern life.

Recordings Reveal Khashoggi Dismembered When Still Alive

A Turkish newspaper has obtained information that show Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s fingers were allegedly cut off during the interrogation process before he was decapitated alive in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

The Old Road; A Thrilling Drama on Violence against Women

Manijeh Hekmat, a prominent Iranian filmmaker, in her latest work “The Old Road,” has addressed the social problem of violence against women, at a time when the issue has turned into a matter of discussion for thinkers around the world.

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