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Rights group slams opposition house arrests on fourth anniversary

Iran’s Human Rights Defenders Centre says the house arrests of MirHosein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and Zahra Rahnavard are illegal and neither the Supreme Leader nor the Supreme Council of National Security has the legal authority to impose such a sentence. » read more

Judiciary says trial possible for Mousavi, Karroubi

MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi will be brought to trial as soon as the necessary conditions are set, the first deputy of the judiciary told a news conference on Monday. » read more

Leader’s representative comments on opposition house arrests

The Iranian Supreme Leader’s representative in the Basij forces says the release of MirHosein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karroubi from house arrest can only be achieved “through secret channels”. » read more

Detained opposition leader writes to supportive MP

Mehdi Karroubi, one of three Iranian opposition leaders who have been under house arrest since 2011, has reportedly written to Iranian MP Ali Motahari, urging him to persist in helping the detained leaders to officially stand trial. » read more

Karroubi in hospital for latest health problem

Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, who has been under house arrest since February 2011, has been hospitalized due to gastrointestinal complications. » read more

Prosecutor says opposition leaders must pay for ‘sin’

Iran’s Prosecutor General has once again revisited the topic of the opposition leaders’ house arrest, saying the Green Movement leaders will not be released and adding: “They have committed a great crime and have to be held accountable for it.” » read more

MP reveals Leader rejected end to house arrests

Outspoken Iranian MP Ali Motahari says Iran’s Supreme Leader has turned down his request to release MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi from house arrest, maintaining that their offence is too big and that if the late leader of the Revolution Ayatollah Khomeini were alive, he would have been even more severe with them. » read more

Motahari calls continued opposition house arrests illogical

Iranian MP Ali Motahari said in a speech at Qazvin University that the house arrest of MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi should not be allowed to turn into “a dark mark in the history of the Revolution.” » read more

Prosecutor says opposition leaders to remain under house arrest

Iran’s Prosecutor General and spokesman for the judiciary says no decision has been made to end the house arrest of MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi. » read more

Karroubi family manages Norooz visit with detained leader

Mohammad Hossein Karroubi, the son of Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, reported that he and other family members met with his father, who is under house arrest, on the eve of the New Year. » read more