Crime and Violence
The latest news and views about crime and violence
Iran’s parliament has approved the generalities of a quadrilateral agreement on fighting organized crimes in the Caspian Sea.
Iranian filmmaker Babak Khorramdin has been killed and dismembered by his father, according to the head of Tehran’s Criminal Court.
Iran’s special envoy for Afghanistan has strongly condemned the brutal crime and terrorist attack against a girls’ school in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
The Iranian cabinet has ratified a bill that would protect the women’s dignity and support them against violence.
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.
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.
The Iranian Police and the Interpol have dismantled a human trafficking network taking Iranian girls out of the country for sexual exploitation.
A senior Iranian official says the extent of domestic violence against women in Iran is less severe than that of other countries.
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.
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.”
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 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.
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.
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.
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.