Friday, April 12, 2024

Iranian Judiciary

All arrested environmental activists in Iran freed

After years of legal battles, all environmental activists detained in Iran on charges of espionage have been released.

Iran Leader pardons, commutes sentences of over 2,000 inmates

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of more than 2,000 Iranian prisoners to mark the main Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, signaling the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Iranian top judiciary official resigns over sons’ corruption charges

Iran’s First Deputy of the Judiciary Mohammed Mosaddegh tendered his resignation to the Judiciary chief months after two of his sons were arrested over links to a corruption case amounting to about five million dollars.

Iranian court fines Tondar terrorist group nearly $2.5bn over 2008 bombing

A legal court has fined an anti-Iran terrorist group supported by the US to pay 2.478 billion dollars in damages in a 2008 bombing case in southern Iran that left over 200 people dead and injured.

Interpol issues red notice for Iranian iPhone sales co. owner amid fraud allegations

In a recent development, Interpol has issued a global "red notice" for Amirhossein Sharifian, the owner of Korosh Company, following allegations of fraudulent activities involving iPhone sales.

Sweden’s top court refuses to hear case of Iranian national Hamid Nouri  

Sweden’s Supreme Court refuses to hear an appeal by Iranian prisoner Hamdi Nouri, thus upholding a life sentence verdict given to him last year by the country’s Appellate Court.

Underground Iranian singer indicted at first court session in Tehran

An underground singer has been put on trial in Iran after a number of people filed a complaint against him.

Iranian singer Shervin Hajipour sentenced to over 3.8 years behind bars for ‘propagation against Establishment’

Shervin Hajipour, the singer of a song called ‘Baraye,’ has published the text of a court verdict against him, in which the Iranian artist has been sentenced to a total of 3 years and 8 months in prison for “propagating ideas against the Establishment and inciting people to riot,” reported the website.

Iranian Judiciary: 35 arrested so far over Kerman deadly bombings 

Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Masoud Setayeshi says authorities have so far arrested 35 people in connected with the January twin bombings that killed dozens in the southern Iranian city of Kerman.

Man gets death penalty for murdering famous Iranian film director Mehrjouei and wife 

A court in Iran has sentenced a young man to death for murdering famous Iranian film director Dariush Mehrjouei and his wife.

Iranian man convicted in connection with 2022 unrest and deadly riots, executed

An Iranian man, sentenced to death for involvement in the 2022 protests and deadly riots in Iran, was hanged to death on Tuesday after his stay of execution was repealed, Nour News website affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council reported.

Iranian female journalists face new charges after temporary release

Iranian journalists Niloofar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi who were freed on bail, now face new legal charges for flouting hijab rules after their release from prison, the Iranian judiciary’s website Mizan reported on Monday.

Iranian Journalists Niloufar Hamedi, Elaheh Mohammadi released on bail

Niloufar Hamedi, a reporter with the Shargh Daily, and Elaheh Mohammadi, head of the social issues desk at the Hammihan newspaper, have been released from prison on bail after 17 months in detention following the 2022 unrest and riots in the Islamic Republic.

Court issues final ruling against officers convicted in Iranian citizen’s murder case

A Tehran court has issued its final verdict in the case of Mohammad Jamebozorg, who was murdered in a nighttime raid by security forces on his house in the town of Malard in Tehran province.

Flogging Iranian woman who defied wearing hijab stirs controversy

The social media in Iran is abuzz with a torrent of outrage as well as appreciation after an Iranian woman was flogged on Wednesday, concurrent with Women’s Day, for refusing to wear hijab.

Iran to put MKO members on trial

The trial of members of the anti-Iran terrorist cult Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) will start Tuesday, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesperson said.

Swedish facing trial in Iran for “gathering intel for Israel”

The trial of a Swedish individual accused of intelligence cooperation with the Zionist regime of Israel commenced with the first hearing held at Branch 26 of the Islamic Revolution Court in Tehran.

Iranian rapper rearrested for “spreading falsehoods”

Iranian rapper Tomaj Salehi, recently released following a Supreme Court decision to re-examine his case within the Judiciary, was rearrested on charges of spreading falsehoods and causing public unrest.

Iran executes three for terrorist bomb blasts in southeast

Three members of a terrorist group who carried out bomb explosions targeting security forces in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan over four years ago have been executed, a judiciary official announced on Monday.

Tehran court sentences US govt. to paying $420mn in damages for 1980 terrorist attack

A court in the Iranian capital, Tehran, has sentenced the United States to paying $420 million in compensation to 14 survivors of a US terrorist attack in Iran back in 1980.

Iran Leader pardons, commutes sentences of over 2,000 prisoners

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has approved a proposal from Iran’s top judge to pardon or commute the prison terms of more than 2,000 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.

Tasnim: Iranian top judiciary official’s sons arrested on corruption charges

The First Deputy of the Iranian Judiciary Mohammed Mossadegh’s two sons have been arrested over links to a corruption case amounting to nearly five million dollars, Tasnim news agency reported.

Iran indicts 73 Americans for assassinating General Qassem Soleimani 

The Iranian Judiciary has issued indictments for 73 Americans over their involvement in the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, the anti-terror icon.

Main defendant in Iran’s Shah Cheragh terror attack case sentenced to death

The main defendant in the case against masterminds and perpetrators behind a recent deadly attack on a holy shrine in southern Iran has been sentenced to death.

Iranian VP: Court verdicts ready for scores of MKO terrorists

The Iranian vice president for legal affairs says court verdicts for 105 members of the anti-Iran Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO), are ready and will soon be issued.

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