NCRI – In a statement on May 6, Amnesty International expressed concern over the arrest of a human rights lawyer in Iran and the threats posed on lawyers by the authorities. The following is the text of AI statement:
Amnesty International has urged the Iranian authorities to release a human rights lawyer who was arrested after speaking out against the execution of one of his clients during interviews with international media.
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian police detained 80 young men and women for "lustful pleasure-seeking" activities at an illegal concert, Tehran's chief prosecutor was quoted as saying on Friday.The socially conservative Islamic Republic launched a crackdown two years ago on "indecent Western-inspired movements", such as rappers and satanists, as part of a widening clampdown on conduct the authorities deem immoral.
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran has entered the world's "nuclear club" and major powers should accept it, an influential cleric told worshippers on Friday, underlining Tehran's defiance in a dispute with the West over its atomic activities.Ahmad Khatami, a conservative hard-liner in the clerical establishment, also warned the major powers that Iran could "endanger your entire world" in any future confrontation.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia expects the United States to lift bans on trade with four Russian companies if Moscow backs new sanctions against Iran, a senior Kremlin official said on Friday.The official said Russia wants "the swiftest removal" of U.S. sanctions against Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport and three other enterprises he indicated were under U.S. restrictions aimed at preventing weapons proliferation.
LONDON, May 7 (Reuters) - A new round of U.N. sanctions against Iran will be ready by mid-June, European diplomatic sources said on Friday, but it remained uncertain how soon a draft proposal will be put to the Security Council.Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Friday that Brazil was working with Iran to find a solution to the stand off over its nuclear programme, a process that could slow the timetable for presenting the draft to the United Nations.
Iraq’s Shia Muslim parties have formed a parliamentary alliance that will keep the country’s Sunni minority out of power and could spark a new round of sectarian violence.
By Alain Jean-Robert
BRUSSELS (AFP) — US Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday warned that Iran's nuclear drive threatens a Middle East arms race as he sought to reassure Europe of its importance as a US ally.
Ali Anjam, a member of the Gilan Office for Consolidating Unity was barred from teaching on orders of the Personnel Committee of the Ministry of Education after his release from prison.
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