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Judiciary chief defends opposition house arrests as legal

The head of Iran’s Judiciary says there is no legal obstacle to the house arrest of the leaders of the Green Movement according to the country’s laws. » read more

Judicial chief warns media to lighten corruption coverage

The head of Iran’s judiciary says media outlets that “exaggerate” corruption charges will be investigated for illegal activities. ISNA reports that Ayatollah Amoli Larijani announced on Sunday October 12: “It is not fair for newspapers to start publishing names and condemnatory allegations before the file even reaches court.” » read more

Head of judiciary warns Rohani about “seculars”

The head of the Iranian judiciary, Ayatollah Amoli Larijani, urged President Rohani in a public speech to refrain from appointing “seculars” to his administration and those who do not agree with the main tenets of the constitution. » read more

Head of Judiciary says no rules broken during Evin incident

Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, the head of Iran’s Judiciary, says that no violations occurred during an incident in Ward 350 of Evin Prison and he slammed “seditious efforts at creating adverse publicity.” » read more

Judicial chief rebuked for comment on “seditious elements”

One day after Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani warned against the return of “the seditious elements of 2009”, the Jomhouri Eslami daily expressed its disappointment at the statement by Iran’s top judicial official. » read more

Government heads respond to Supreme Leader

Iranian parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani and Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, the head of the judiciary, have responded in separate letters to the warning from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, who had called for complete “obeisance” to his statements. » read more

EU blacklists more Iranian officials

The head of Iran’s Judiciary and the head of its state broadcasting network (IRIB) are on the latest EU blacklist for human rights violations. » read more

Iran denounces UN human rights rapporteur

The head of Iran’s judiciary has denounced the United Nation’s special rapporteur on human rights in Iran, saying Ahmad Shaheed’s report is all “lies.” » read more

Death penalty announced for “disruptive” currency traders

The head of Iran’s judiciary announced on Wednesday that the courts will readily “issue death penalties” to the “disruptors” of the country’s foreign currency market. » read more

Twelve convicts executed in Shiraz

Iranian authorities carried out another 12 executions today, Sunday, in Shiraz. Five of the prisoners were hanged in public. » read more