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U.K. Concerned By Trial, Jailing Of British-Iranian Woman

  The British government says it is concerned about reports that a British-Iranian woman has been sentenced to one year in prison after trying to attend a volleyball match in Tehran. In a statement on November 2, the British Foreign Office said there are “concerns about the grounds for this prosecution, due process during the […]

“Happy” Youths Go on Trial in Tehran

  Charged with Producing “Vulgar Video Clip” and Having “Illicit Relations” The Iranian youths who produced the dance video “Happy in Tehran” set to the Pharrell Williams hit song “Happy” were put on trial in Tehran on September 9, 2014, where they were charged with “participation in producing a vulgar video clip” and conducting “illicit […]

Journalist Put on Trial for Propaganda Against State

  The lawyer representing Hossein Nouraninejad, the Iranian journalist and member of the now-banned reformist political party the Participation Front, told ILNA News Agency that his client was put on trial on June 9, 2014, at Branch 15 of Tehran Revolutionary Court under Judge Salavati. Hossein Nouraninejad was charged with “propaganda against the regime” and […]

Gonabadi Dervishes Get Trial After 10 Months in Jail

  Four detained Gonabadi Dervishes have finally been given a trial after spending 10 months in Shiraz’s Adel-Abad prison. The Majzooban Noor website reports that on Thursday morning 24th of Bahman 1392 (February 13, 2014), Messrs. Mohsen Esmaeeli, Seyed Ebrahim Bahrami, Mohammad Ali Sadeghi and Mohammad Ali Dehghan stood trial for the charges of “forming […]

Keeping Dervishes in Undecided Situation at Adel-Abad Prison Without Trial for 9 Months

  The trial of four Gonabadi Dervishes held in Ebrat ward of Shiraz’s Adel-Abad prison who are in undecided situation has been postponed for a second time.According to Majzooban Noor, Messrs. Mohsen Esmaeeli, Seyed Ebrahim Bahrami, Mohammad Ali Sadeghi and Mohammad Ali Dehghan who were charged with “the formation of terrorist group against the regime,” […]

Judiciary Official Urges “Maximum Punishment” for Detained IT Professionals Even Before Trial

  The Iranian Judiciary has announced charges against the seven Internet specialists arrested in December 2013, accusing them of collaborating with hostile foreigners and insisting on the harshest punishment available. One month after the IRGC Intelligence Unit arrested several Internet specialists in the city of Kerman, the Head of the Kerman Province’s Judiciary has stated […]

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