The Ehsan Foundation, affiliated to the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, allocated 110 billion rials (nearly $2.6 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to release prisoners of unintentional crimes.
Saudi Arabia has sentenced to prison six men - mainly writers, academics, and journalists - arbitrarily detained in Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's 2017 crackdown on dissent.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei approved a proposal from Iran’s top judge to pardon or commute the prison terms of 2,135 convicts.
Iran’s Judiciary spokesperson unveiled instructions for granting more prisoners leave in the wake of a new wave of the COVID-19 in the country.
Foreign Ministry spokesman did not rule out the possibility of Iran prisoner exchanges with the US.
Saudi Arabia must immediately disclose the status of detained activist Loujain Al-Hathloul who has been unable to contact her family for three weeks, the Prisoners of Conscience rights group said.
Iran’s judiciary said Monday it has temporarily released around 70,000 prisoners as part of efforts to prevent a further spread of the new coronavirus.
The prisoners in Kuwait were transferred onto Iranian officials hands on Friday night to serve the rest of their sentences in their homeland.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran has rejected France interference in its internal affairs as unacceptable, saying Tehran will not tolerate Paris’ meddlings. In a post on his Twitter page on Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi dismissed President Emmanuelle Macron’s call for Tehran to free two jailed French nationals. “The French should not forget […]
TEHRAN– Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms of 1,007 Iranian convicts sentenced by various courts in the Islamic Republic. The pardon was granted at the request of the country’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on the occasion of the birth anniversaries of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and […]