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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Iran Lifts Restrictions on Messaging App Telegram

RFL/RE – Iran has lifted restrictions on the messaging app Telegram, the state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday. The popular service had been blocked during recent public protests, the most serious nationwide unrest in the Islamic republic since 2009. cartoon by Mohammadreza Saghafi, Iranian daily Shargh “An informed source announced that the filtering of the Telegram messenger has been ended …

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Stricken Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks, ‘No Hope’ Of Finding Survivors

RFL/RE – A stricken Iranian oil tanker that was burning for more than a week following a collision with a Chinese cargo ship in the East China Sea has sunk after drifting into the waters of Japan’s economic exclusion zone. Chinese state television reports that the ship sank shortly after another portion of its cargo “suddenly ignited” at about noon …

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Iranian Judiciary Must Provide Legal Aid To All Death Row Drug Offences

Iran Human Rights – According to Iranian media, the head of the country’s Judiciary system has ordered a Supreme Court’s Uniform Procedure Decision come into effect. The decision halts the execution of drug defendants, to review their cases. However, the Supreme Court’s verdict was issued in November 2017.  Iran Human Rights (IHR) has a few points for clarification.

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