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UN Calls for Halt of Executions (October 16, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On October 12, 2012, three U.N.Special Rapporteurs, Ahmed Shaheed, Christof Heyns, and Juan E. Méndez, whose ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Iran

Criticism of Newly Proposed Budget (March 21, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Iran's Parliamentary Research Center recently put forward three major criticisms of the government's budget bill for ...

Topic: Budget
Jurisdiction: Iran

Prominent Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison (July 20, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 4, 2011, Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, a prominent Iranian lawyer and human rights activist, was ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Iran

Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines Issued for Credit Institutions (June 02, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on May 17, 2011, that the Central Bank of Iran (Bank-e Markazi) has ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Iran

Journalist Released on Bail (September 16, 2010) by Constance Johnson

Shiva Nazar Ahari, a journalist arrested in 2009, was tried in September 2010 in Tehran on ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Iran

Nuclear Protection Achievement Bill Adopted into Law to Retaliate Against Foreign Sanctions (July 16, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on July 8, 2010, that in order to protect the country's national interests, ...

Topic: Sanctions
Jurisdiction: Iran

House of Representatives Approves First Reading of Bill on "Enjoining Doing Right and Forbidding Doing Wrong" (July 01, 2010) by Gholam Vafai

The trend in Iranian legislation under the current government is to return to Quranic roots and ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures
Jurisdiction: Iran

Council of Ministers Members to Be Fined If Late to Meetings (June 21, 2010) by Gholam Vafai

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran has issued an order that the members of his Council of ...

Topic: Officials and employees
Jurisdiction: Iran

Role of Mahr in Two Cases (June 21, 2010) by Gholam Vafai

Under Islamic law, one of the requirements of a marriage contract is that the man has ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Iran

Two Women Imprisoned on Charges of Apostasy Freed (June 11, 2010) by Gholam Vafai

It was reported on May 22, 2010, that two Iranian women, 31-year-old Marziah Amiri and 28-year-old ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Iran

Women Free on Bail After National Security Charges Dropped (January 20, 2010) by Gholam Vafai

Two women were arrested in Tehran, Iran, on March 5, 2009, on charges of acting against ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Iran

American-Iranian Woman Pardons Youth Accused of Killing Her Sister (December 22, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

A news item reported in November 2009 offers a vivid illustration of the workings of the ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Iran

Criticism of Use of Death Penalty (November 24, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

An Iranian boy, Behnoud Shojaie, was executed in Iran on October 11, 2009, after being convicted ...

Topic: Capital punishment
Jurisdiction: Iran

$20 Million Allocated to Fight U.S. Media (November 18, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

On August 22, 2009, the House of Representatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran approved by ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Iran

Foreign Banks Encouraged to Open Branches (September 18, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

The Council of Ministers approved new regulations to encourage foreign banks to do business in Iran. ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Iran

New Regulations on Lawyers Suspended After Bar Associations Object (September 10, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

The Bar Associations of Tehran and of all provincial cities in Iran unanimously and strenuously objected ...

Topic: Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Iran

Amendment to New Family Law Makes Bigamy Rare (August 31, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

On September 8, 2008, the Judicial Committee of the Iranian Parliament's House of Representatives voted to ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Iran

Payment Can Save a Murderer from Execution (August 31, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

It was reported on June 12, 2009, that judges of the High Criminal Court of Fars ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Iran

Production, Distribution, and Sale of Obscene Computer Content Are Punishable (August 31, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

The Islamic House of Representatives introduced certain amendments to the Computer-Generated Crimes Bill in compliance with ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Iran

Chief of Judiciary Warns Against Rising Cost of Compensation (August 28, 2009) by Gholam Vafai

It was reported on August 25, 2009, that the head of Iran's judiciary had warned judges ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Iran

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Last updated: October 16, 2012