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Arrests made over “vulgar” postings on social media network

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irgc_0Radiozamaneh - Revolutionary Guards in Qazvin have arrested a group of people for their involvement in a mobile social media network and charged them with "acting against moral security".

Girl on Death Row Since Age 12 Saved from Execution

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iranhr - Somayeh was 12 years old when she was arrested by Iranian authorities for allegedly participating in the murder of her father.

Iran arrests Lebanese-American for 'intelligence ties': state TV

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thepeninsulaqatar - Tehran: Iran has arrested a Lebanese-American on suspicion of having links to the US intelligence community, state television reported Tuesday, but an official in Washington indicated the man was not a US national.

Prominent Iranian Reformist Politician Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

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PayvandNews - Esmail Gerami Moghaddam, a former Member of Parliament and spokesman for a reformist party has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Fresh Journalist Arrests In Iran Include Former Culture Official

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Ehsan Mazandarani (right) and Issa Saharkhiz (composite photo)RFL/RE - Iranian authorities have arrested two journalists, including a former deputy culture minister who was jailed in the 2009 crackdown that followed the disputed reelection of then-President Mahmud Ahmadinejad.

Iran Arrests Another Iranian-American

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FILE - Siamak Namazi.VOA - Iran has arrested a businessman holding dual U.S.-Iranian citizenship while he was visiting relatives in Tehran about two weeks ago.

A Civil Activist Arrested In Meshkin Shahr

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Sina ErshadiHRANA News Agency – Sina Ershadi, civil activist in Meshkin Shahr, was arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence office in this city.

Ezatollah Jafari Arrested In Andimeshk

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Ezatollah JafariHRANA News Agency – Ezatollah Jafari, civil activist, was arrested in Andimeshk, following a new wave of civil activists' detention in this city.

Iranian State TV: Washington Post Reporter Convicted

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FILE - Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, April 11, 2013.VOA - Iranian state television reported late Sunday that Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been convicted on charges that included espionage.

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