Saturday, July 20, 2019 07:15

Mostafa Pour Mohammadi

Minister warns against trial for opposition leaders

Iran’s Justice Minister says bringing official charges against the leaders of election protests and putting them on trial is agreeing to “play in the enemy’s field”. » read more

Justice minister calls acid attacks on women “terrorism”

Iranian Justice Minister Mostafa Pour Mohammadi says throwing acid on women is an act of terrorism.

On the sidelines of a meeting in Tehran, the justice minister told reporters that authorities in Isfahan are thoroughly investigating the incidents of acid being thrown on women, adding that the actions were "acts of "sabotage and terrorism." » read more

Students must repay illegally granted bursaries

Iran’s Minister of Justice has announced that students who received bursaries illegally will have to pay for the costs of their studies. IRNA reports that Mostafa PourMohammadi was addressing the controversial issue of bursaries that were illegally granted to ineligible students under the former administration when he said: “A committee has been established to handle the irregularities.” » read more

Case of detained opposition leaders processed by council

Iran’s minister of justice has announced that the case against MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, who challenged the 2009 presidential election results, is being processed by the Supreme National Security Council. » read more