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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

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

Mousavi fears for health of wife without treatments

MirHosein Mousavi, the Iranian opposition leader who has been under house arrest with his wife, Zahra Rahnavard, since 2011, has spoken out against the failure of the authorities to provide adequate medical treatment for his wife. » read more

Media ban eased for opposition couple under house arrest

Opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Zahra Rahnavard are no longer completely restricted from accessing information in the media, according to opposition sources. » read more

Rahnavard undergoes eye surgery

Iranian opposition leader Zahra Rahnavard, who has been under house arrest with her husband, MirHosein Mousavi, since February 2011, was transferred to hospital to undergo eye surgery. » read more

House arrest restrictions intensified for opposition leaders

Kaleme opposition website reports that the house arrest of MirHosein Mousavi and Zahra Rahnavard has become more severe with more security measures imposed on the two opposition leaders. » 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