A statement released by London-based human rights watchdog Amnesty International on Friday May 25 has disclosed serious abuse of female prisoners at a prison in the outskirts of Tehran.
Vigilante groups in Tehran have disrupted reformist National Trust Party congress Friday, May 25, to prevent the reinstating of Mehdi Karroubi, as the party’s leader.
As truckers went on strike in parts of Iran, the government responded with concern and met one of their main demands.
Iran’s Parliament (Majles) has discussed four regulatory bills at a closed-door session also attended by “a few senior security and executive officials” on Sunday May 20.
The head of Tehran’s Justice Department, Gholamhossein Esma’eili has admitted that the trial of hundreds of Gonabadi dervishes is underway at public and Revolutionary Courts behind closed doors.
The European Commission is taking steps to help European businesses avoid renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran as part of efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal.