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Condemned woman appeals to victim’s family for mercy

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reyhaneh-jabbariRadiozamaneh - The head of the Tehran Justice Department has announced that the file of Reyhaneh Jabbari, a woman sentenced to death for the murder of her attacker, is in the process of mediation.

Journalist arrested after critique of Saqez Police

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Radiozamaneh - The Iranian-Kurdish journalist Hiwa Fouladi was arrested after the Saqez Police Force filed a complaint against him. The Shar News Website reports that Fouladi has been transferred to the city's Central Prison. The website reports that the complaint involves a critical report published by the website regarding the actions of the police.

Lawyer files request for Qavami's release

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Ghoncheh-Ghavami-010Radiozamaneh - Ghoncheh Qavami's lawyer says he has put in a request for the release of his client based on the grounds that a suspect cannot be detained for longer than the minimum sentence for the alleged charge against her.

American-Iranian convict to get new trial

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amir-hekmati2Radiozamaneh - Amir Hekmati's lawyer has announced that his client's file has been referred for a retrial. Hekmati, who holds dual U.S.- Iranian citizenship, is a former U.S. marine who was arrested during a visit to Iran.

Journalist Mirdamadi’s sentence to be reviewed

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sarajeddin-mirdamadiRadiozamaneh - Giti Pourfazel, the lawyer for a jailed Iranian journalist, reports that her client's case has been referred to the appeals court for a reconsideration of his sentence.

Iran Frees Journalist Held Since July

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prison-mapVOA - An Iranian journalist has been freed on bail after being detained for two and a half months for reasons that have never been publicly explained.

Jailed Journalist Ahmadi Amouyi completes sentence

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Radiozamaneh - Bahman Ahmadi Amouyi, a jailed Iranian journalist, has been released after serving out his sentence. Jila Bani Yaghoub, a prominent Iranian journalist and Ahmadi Amouyi's wife, reported that Ahmadi Amouyi was released on Staurday October 4 with two days of delay.

IRAN: HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST DETAINED: SAEED SHIRZAD

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said-shirzadAmnesty.org - Human rights activist Saeed Shirzad has been detained in Tehran's Evin Prison for four months, without access to his lawyer.

British woman imprisoned in Iran is charged for ‘propaganda against the regime’

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Ghoncheh-Ghavami-010Metroo.co.uk - A British-Iranian woman imprisoned for taking part in a protest to allow women to attend men's volleyball games in Tehran has been charged with 'propaganda against the regime' after 87 days in Evin Prison.

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