Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Iranian Judiciary

Raisi Says Won’t Pursue Complaints Lodged by Previous Admin against Journalists

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says he will ignore all the complaints lodged against reporters and journalists by the previous president and administration.

Legal Leniency Will Be Extended to Include Security, Media Crimes Convicts: Judiciary

The spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary says the body’s new chief has ordered officials to prepare a list of all security crimes convicts, with details on the type of their crime and their punishment.

Iran’s Judiciary Launches New Technological Systems to Facilitate People’s Access to Justice

Iran’s Judiciary has unveiled new achievements in technological fields to improve people’s access to justice.

Canada Has No Jurisdiction over Ukrainian Plane Crash Case: Iran

Iran’s Judiciary spokesman says Canadian courts have no jurisdiction over the case on the Ukrainian plane crash which occurred in Iran more than a year ago.

Iran Expresses Regret over Swiss Diplomat’s Death in Tehran

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed regret over the recent incident in which a Swiss diplomat died after falling off a high-rise in northern Tehran.

Iran Sentences Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to Another Year in Jail

Iranian-British national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been sentenced to a one-year jail term and will be banned from leaving Iran for a year, according to her lawyer Hojjat Kermani.

Iranian-British Inmate’s Ankle Tag Removed as Her 5-Year Term Ends

Iranian-British prisoner Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has finally been released after the end of her five-year sentence, but she still faces a second charge, her lawyer Hojjat Kermani says.

Iran Summons Belgian Envoy over Court Ruling against Its Diplomat

Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned the Belgian ambassador to Tehran to express the Islamic Republic's strong protest at an "illegal" verdict issued by the Antwerp Law Courts against Iranian diplomat Asadollah Assadi.

Iran Leader Grants Clemency to 3,840 Prisoners on Revolution Anniversary

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of 3,840 Iranian convicts on the occasion of the Islamic Revolution’s 42nd anniversary.

Iran Strongly Condemns Belgian Court’s Jail Term against Its Diplomat

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has categorically denounced a Belgian court’s ruling against Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi.

Probe Still Underway into Ukrainian Plane Crash: Tehran Prosecutor

The Tehran military prosecutor says legal proceedings are underway into the downing of the Ukrainian plane on January 8, 2020, and one person is still under arrest.

US Sentenced to Paying Damages to Iranians Harmed by Its Crimes

Iran’s Judiciary spokesman says Iranian courts are reviewing lawsuits filed by Iranian citizens harmed by US criminal acts, and have already sentenced the US to pay at least $1 billion to the Iranian victims.

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.

Iranian-British National Gets Jail Term on Security Charges

An Iranian court has sentenced Iranian-British national Kameel (Mohammad) Ahmadi to nine years’ imprisonment and a cash fine of €600,000.

Iran Executes Rouhollah Zam on Charge of ‘Corruption on Earth’

Iran has executed Rouhollah Zam, the administrator of an anti-Iran Telegram channel named Amad News, after his death penalty for “corruption on earth” was upheld by the Supreme Court.

Top Iranian Cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi Dies at 89

Senior Iranian cleric and veteran politician Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi has passed away at the age of 89.

Iran Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence of Rouhollah Zam

Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence against the administrator of an anti-Iran Telegram channel Amad News who had been convicted of “corruption on earth” in a lower court.

Rouhani’s Former VP for Women Affairs Sentenced to Prison

Shahindokht Molaverdi, a former vice-president for Women and Family Affairs, has received a two-year-and-a-half sentence for disclosing classified documents and propaganda activities against the Islamic Republic.

Iran Overturns Death Sentences of Three Convicts Involved in 2019 Fuel Protests

Iran’s Supreme Court has accepted a request by three convicts sentenced to death to have their cases heard again in another court.

Iran Releases Prominent Human Rights Activist Narges Mohammadi

Narges Mohammadi, a prominent human rights activist jailed for "acting against Iran’s national security" has been released from prison after 8.5 years.

Iran to Prosecute 45 Americans over Their Role in Medical Sanctions

The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights has drawn up a list for the prosecution of dozens of American nationals engaged in the US sanctions against the people of Iran.

Iranian Inmates Can Now Meet Their Families Online

For the first time in Iran, a prison in the southern city of Bandar Abbas has made it possible for inmates to contact their families and loved ones online.

Official Blasts EU for Joint Statement on Iran’s Human Rights Situation

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Saeed Khatibzadeh has slammed the European Union’s unacceptable move to issue a joint statement against Iran at the Human Rights Council.

Iran Summons German Envoy to Protest ‘Meddlesome’ Tweets

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned Germany’s Ambassador to Tehran in protest at the embassy’s undiplomatic move to interfere in Iran’s domestic judicial affairs by sending a series of tweets.

Five Spies Arrested at Iranian Gov’t Bodies: Judiciary

Five spies have been apprehended at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence and Logistics of the Armed Forces and the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI).

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