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Iran Judiciary chief: 22k inmates related to recent unrest pardoned
Iran's Judiciary Chief Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Eje'i has confirmed that the number of detainees who have been pardoned under a general amnesty has reached 82,656 adding that 22,000 of them were related to the recent unrest in the country.
Iranian Supreme Court upholds death sentence for terror group ringleader
Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence for the ringleader of an anti-Iran terrorist group known as al-Nazal.
Iranian court hands death sentence to perpetrators of terror attack in Khouzestan Province
The revolutionary court in the southern Iranian city of Ahvaz has sentenced six members of Harakat al-Nazal terror group to death in connection with terrorist attacks in Khouzestan Province.
Iran lifts travel ban on football legend Ali Daei
Iranian authorities have lifted a ban on football legend Ali Daei and his wife.
Ringleader of US-based terror group sentenced to death for deadly attacks inside Iran
A court in Iran has sentenced the ringleader of a US-based terrorist group to death for committing terror attacks and counterrevolutionary operations against the Islamic Republic.
Qualified inmates to be released soon under Leader’s decree: Judiciary
The spokesman of the Iranian Judiciary says all the inmates serving terms for involvement in the recent protests and riots who have the qualifications for freedom under a clemency decree issued by the Leader, will be released until February 19.
Iran begins to review release of inmates guilty of role in unrest after Leader’s decree
Iran’s Judiciary begins the process of reviewing the cases of inmates found guilty of involvement in the recent wave of unrest in the country and releasing those whose cases are compatible with the conditions set in the clemency granted by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
Iran Supreme Court says execution of protester Mohammad Boroughani halted pending review
Iran’s Supreme Court has announced a halt in the execution of the death sentence for a 19-year-old in connection with the recent rioting and protests in the country.
Iran court sentences Belgian citizen to 40 years in jail for spying, money laundering
Tehran’s Islamic Revolution Court sentences a Belgian national to 40 years in jail and 74 lashes after he was convicted of four offenses, including espionage and collusion with the United States.
Faezeh Hashemi, daughter of former Iran president given five years in prison
The attorney of Faezeh Hashemi, a daughter of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, says she has been convicted to five years in prison after she was arrested amid protests and rioting that hit Iran over the past months.
Iranian Judiciary: Filmmaker Jafarirad died of aluminium phosphide poisoning
The head of the justice department of Iran’s Alborz Province has denied some rumors about the cause of the death of a documentary filmmaker arrested during the recent unrest and riots.
Iran court issues initial execution rulings in killing of thee security forces
A court in the central Iranian city of Isfahan has issued initial rulings in the case of a deadly armed attack on three security forces during the recent protests and rioting in the country, sentencing three people to execution.
Iran executes two people over gruesome murder of security guard
Iran has implemented the death sentences handed down to two individuals found guilty of murdering a member of the security personnel, Rouhollah Ajamian, during recent riots and protests near the capital, Tehran.
Official: Veteran Iranian Judge Salavati in good health, rumors of his murder are lies
The head of a news website affiliated with the Iranian Judiciary dismisses rumors about the assassination of veteran Judge Abolqasem Salavati of the Islamic Revolution Court.
Iranian judiciary official demands probe into sex abuse allegations in prison
The secretary of Iran’s human rights council has sent a letter to the country’s general prosecutor, calling for an investigation into allegations of rape and sexual assaults against some people detained during the recent unrest.
Iranian official: Court has yet to issue verdict for French nationals accused of spying
A spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary says judicial authorities have not yet issued a verdict in the case of two French defendants on trial for allegedly instigating unrest in the Islamic Republic.
Iran Supreme Court rejects death sentences in Rouhllah Ajamian case for “faulty investigation”
The Supreme Court of Iran has annulled rulings given to three suspects in the killing of Rouhollah Ajamian, who was murdered during the recent protests and deadly riots in the city of Karaj, near Tehran.
Iran’s Supreme Court accepts young man’s appeal against death penalty
Iran’s Supreme Court accepts a 25-year-old man’s appeal against the death sentence after he was found guilty of acting against national security and disrupting public order in the wake of the recent unrest and deadly riots in Iran, sending his case back for review.
Sister of Iranian doctor Qareh Hassanlou says death penalty verdict for his brother revoked
Fatemeh Qareh Hassanlou, the sister to Iranian doctor Hamid Qareh Hassanlou, who was arrested and given a death penalty over the recent protests in Iran, says her brother has been spared the sentence.
Judicial official: 12-year-old Iranian girl shot dead received bullet during police chase, case unrelated to riots
A prosecutor for Hormozgan Province in southern Iran says a 12-year-old girl who died recently of a bullet wound was inside a car that ignored a police warning to stop and was being chased by police.
Iranian woman arrested for protesting hijab in video receives 5-year suspended sentence
Sepideh Rashno, a 28-year-old Iranian woman who was arrested on July 16 after she was filmed protesting hijab, has been sentenced to five years in suspended imprisonment and to writing a 110-page “research” paper about patriotism, her brother says.
Iran Supreme Court upholds death sentence for man involved in deadly protests
Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence handed down to a man convicted in connection with the recent unrest and deadly riots in the country.
Iranian court sentences 3 to feeding popular cheetah Pirouz for three months
A court in Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province has sentenced defendants in a legal case to preparation of food for the country’s highly popular Asiatic cheetah, Pirouz, for three months.
One dead as scuffles break out in prison facility near Iran capital
A spate of scuffles breaks out among prisoners at a detention facility in the city of Karaj, located northwest of the capital, Tehran, leaving one inmate dead, Iranian officials say.
Iranian Judiciary confirms fight at Karaj prison, says it’s over
The Iranian Judiciary has confirmed a brief fight broke out between inmates in the Central Prison in Karaj, near Tehran, on Saturday afternoon but it ended soon after the jail’s security guards intervened.