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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.


E-mail Print PDF - 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’

E-mail Print PDF - 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.

Iranians Arrested Over Khomeini-Insult Texts

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khomeniRFE/RL - Eleven people have reportedly been arrested in the southern Iranian province of Shiraz after allegedly sending insulting SMS text messages about Islamic republic founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

A cyber activist sentenced to 3 years in prison

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soheil-arabiHRANA News Agency – Sohail Arabi, a defendant of Cybercrime was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday 3rd September 2014.

Arrest of protesters heightens conflict at Bafgh mine

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miner-protest-bafghRadio Zamaneh - The head of the Bafgh Islamic Council and another four miners were arrested on Saturday August 23, further intensifying the labour protests.

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