Friday, October 20, 2017 01:49

Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi

DANA website becomes latest muzzled news outlet

The Tehran Prosecutor has blocked the news website DANA following the shutdown of the Qanoon newspaper. » read more

Prosecutor announces probable cause of blogger’s death

The Tehran Prosecutor said on Monday December 24: “The most probable cause of the jailed blogger Sattar Beheshti’s death, is a blow, or blows together with mental stress.” » read more

Prosecutor reports arrest of “anti-Revolutionary” elements

Tehran’s Prosecutor General said on Tuesday that 28 individuals have been arrested for collaboration with “anti-Revolutionary networks.” » read more

Women’s right activists demonstrate for Sotoudeh

Scores of Iranian women’s rights activists gathered in front of the Tehran Prosecutor’s Office on Sunday December 2 to call for proper handling of the case of Nasrin Sotoudeh, the jailed lawyer who has been on a hunger strike for close to 50 days. » read more

Visits withheld from female Evin prisoners

Tehran’s Prosecutor has stopped all in-person visits in the women’s section of Evin Prison, according to opposition websites. » read more

Suspects arrested for “disrupting market”

The Tehran Prosecutor has announced the arrest of 30 suspects charged with “disrupting the market.” » read more

Internet censorship high on Iran's agenda

The Iranian judiciary has announced the establishment of a centre to process cyber offences and warned that websites that violate the law will be blocked. » read more

Tehran prosecutor challenges Ahmadinejad press aide

Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi has accused the president’s press aide, Ali Akbar Javanfekr, of printing “lies” about the prosecutor’s office. » read more

Tehran prosecutor defends office's actions

The Tehran Prosecutor has justified his staff members’ presence at the press conference held yesterday by Ali Akbar Javanfekr, the outspoken press advisor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. » read more

Iranian political prisoners unrepentant: detained journalist

Ali Malihi, a detained member of the student organization Advar-e Tahkim-e Vahdat, says recently released political prisoners have in no way recanted their political views, despite statements to the contrary issued by Tehran’s prosecutor. » read more