TEHRAN - The Tehran prosecutor’s office has temporarily banned the country’s main opposition newspaper Etemad Melli, the daily’s website reported Monday.
Iran chief judge hints at trials for prison abuse
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state television says the country’s new judiciary chief has promised to bring to trial violators of the people’s rights to account, suggesting he would prosecute security agents accused of torture in the postelection crackdown.
TEHRAN - Iran Sunday put 25 more people on trial for participating in the demonstrations over alleged irregularities in the June 12 presidential elections, a media report said.
Iran tries more activists in post-election turmoil
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran put on trial Sunday 25 more activists and opposition supporters, including a Jewish teenager, for their alleged involvement in the post-election turmoil.
TEHRAN - The trial of Iranian dissidents was set to continue Sunday, while at least 12 police officials and a judge face charges of mishandling political prisoners, ILNA news agency reported Saturday.
TEHRAN - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Saturday appointed the brother of parliament speaker and former chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani as the new chief of Iran’s judiciary.
TEHRAN - Iran’s pro-reform former president Mohammad Khatami slammed the trial of 100 activists detained during the post-election unrest as a “stage show”, his website reported Sunday.
TEHRAN - A group of demonstrators, political activists and journalists faced charges of fomenting a “Velvet Revolution” in the Islamic state as their trial began Saturday, Iranian media reported.
TEHRAN/WASHINGTON - The US was “disturbed” by reports of Iranian police and security forces breaking up a demonstration by mourners remembering those killed in recent post-election clashes, a State Department official said.
TEHRAN - No reformist officials were among the 140 prisoners released by Iranian authorities, the Etemad newspaper reported Wednesday.