At least 30 Iranian men were convicted criminal and set up each for as long as 20 years of prison term by Iranian courts, which accelerate economic crime cases as the country is dealing with worst financial crisis ever.
More than 100 Christians were detained by Iranian security forces last week following about 150 others who were jailed last month across the country, Premier Christian Radio reported on Monday.
Islamic Republic Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is reportedly asked the country’s Central bank to boost the national currency as Rial is crushed by US sanctions, the bank’s governor said on Saturday, promising to take all possible ways to fulfill the leader’s “order.”
Senior Adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader for International Affairs, Ali Akbar Velayati, said on Saturday that his country will punish the preparatory and supporters of the Chabahar suicide attack with crushing response.
Update: According to Iranian media, Ansar Forqan claimed responsibility for suicide car attack in Iranian southeastern city of Chabahar.
Shirin Ebadi, an Iranian lawyer and winner of Noble Peace prize in 2003 wrote a letter on Iranian workers’ situation and their ongoing strike to the UN special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran, Javaid Rehman.
Students of Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, who gathered on Wednesday to celebrate the Student day in Iran, criticized the Supreme Leader and President of Islamic republic for jailing activists.
Iranian intelligence agency is pushing the family of a detained female journalist to take a legal action against a jailed worker activist “for getting their daughter involved in politics,” a source inside Khouzestan intelligence agency reported to Avatoday.<
Workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Factory received one month salary on Monday and yet took the streets for the 22nd ongoing days, demanding regular payment, release of jailed workers and communization of the factory.
While the strike of workers of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Factory against delayed salaries and privatization entered its 18th day, more humanitarian support comes to the workers.