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Judiciary calls opposition house arrests constitutional

Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani head of Iran's judiciary says the house arrests of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karroubi are not unconstitutional and can be described as being in accordance with the rights of the National Security Supreme Council in Article 176 of the constitution. » read more

Rohani warns of corruption from concentration of power

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has referred to the concentration of power as a cause of corruption and he criticized the combination of arms, money, power and the media controlled by one institution. » read more

Head of judiciary reappointed despite controversies

The Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has renewed Ayatollah Amoli Larijani’s term as head of judiciary for another five years. » read more

Iran awards first annual human rights prize

Iran has awarded its first annual prize for human rights activism to the head of the Al-Nasr Children’s Hospital in Gaza. The 30,000-euro prize was awarded for the first time on the sidelines of the Islamic Human Rights Ceremony in Tehran. » read more

Man who survived hanging to be pardoned

The Iranian judiciary has announced that the executed man who has survived his hanging will not be subjected to another execution. » read more

Judicial head defends public hanging of robbers

The head of Iran’s judiciary says the execution of two prisoners convicted of armed robbery was in the “interest of the Islamic society.” » read more

Head of judiciary slams Ahmadinejad media supporters

The head of Iran’s judiciary has criticized Ahmadinejad supporters in the media, saying they have tried to create a scandal around the case of Sattar Beheshti, the detained blogger who died while in custody. » read more

Supreme Leader has warning for government leaders

Iran’s Supreme Leader has warned the heads of government branches and senior national officials to avoid disputes, emphasizing that those who try to create divisions as the elections approach “are traitors.” » read more

Clergy denounce airing of top-level political dispute

Senior members of the Iranian clergy slammed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Ayatollah Larijani, the head of the judiciary, for publicizing their dispute, which they claim “has created tension in society.” » read more

Ahmadinejad refused Evin Prison visit

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been denied a visit with his jailed press aide, Ali Akbar Javanfekr, by the Iranian judiciary. » read more