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Iranian football legend Ali Daei and a group of benefactors have helped release 18 prisoners held for unintentional offences.
Iran’s judiciary spokesman says some scenes of videos recently leaked from inside the Evin prison in Tehran indicate some of the officials and prisoners there committed offences.
The Iranian Parliament has denied a report that cited Majles Speaker Mohamamd Bagher Ghalibaf as saying violations happened at Evin Prison.
The head of Iran’s Prisons’ Organization has issued an apology over the leak of CCTV images from inside Evin Prison that purportedly show inmates being beaten.
An informed Iranian source says the country is no longer willing to swap prisoners with the United States.
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted prison terms of 2,825 convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.
Admiral Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, says the country's security forces had been ordered to immediately release those detained during the recent protests in Khuzestan, who had not committed a criminal act.
Iran's Government Spokesman says the United States of America, for reasons that are unclear and unacceptable, has linked the release of prisoners to the nuclear negotiations, which Tehran considers unnecessary and baseless.
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.