Posts Tagged ‘judiciary’

Iran’s Judiciary chief to visit Iraq on Monday

TEHRAN –Iran’s Judiciary chief Ayatollah Seyed Ibrahim Raisi will pay a two-day visit to Iraq to sign a number of memoranda of understanding, Iraq’s Judiciary said in a statement on Sunday. “At the invitation of the President of the Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Dr. Faiq Zidan, the head of the Judiciary in the Islamic Republic […]

Senate Judiciary Democrats Refuse to Hold Hearings on Mayorkas Nomination

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are refusing to hold hearings on Alejandro Mayorkas, President Joe Biden’s nominee to helm the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). On Tuesday, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and several top Republicans sent a letter to the committee’s incoming chairman, Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), arguing the panel should hold its […]

Reason Wounded—Government and Judiciary Miss the Essence of Farmer Protests

The stalemate in resolving key issues relating to farmers’ movement continues, even though millions and millions of people in the country want the prolonged stalemate to end on a note of satisfaction for farmers. Although attempts are being made repeatedly to depict the farmers as being unreasonable and obstinate, in fact they have displayed remarkable […]

The Faltering Judiciary in South Asia

In the 18th century, American legal scholar and politician Alexander Hamilton had famously said that the judiciary is the “least dangerous” branch, having “no influence over either the sword or the purse,”. What he meant was that the judiciary, in those days, was least capable of defending itself against intrusion by other dominant organs of the […]

Twitter Blocks Link to Republican Judiciary Website in Another Attempt to Censor Biden Scandal

Twitter has locked the accounts of anyone who shared the New York Post story regarding Joe Biden’s foreign lobbying scandal, including media organisations, reporters, celebrities, and even government officials. The story, which has been met with denials from the Biden campaign, claims that Hunter Biden had introduced his father, then-Vice President Joe Biden, to a […]

Lawyers and Activists Call on Judiciary to Overturn Decision to Remove Child From Adoptive Christian Couple

(Article18) — One hundred and twenty lawyers and activists have written an open letter to the head of the judiciary in Iran, asking him to overturn a court’s decision to remove a two-year-old girl from her adoptive parents because they are Christian converts. Sam Khosravi and his wife Maryam Falahi’s appeal against the ruling, issued […]

Graham: Comey Will Appear Before Senate Judiciary Committee on September 30

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced that former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee and his appearance will take place on September 30. Graham said, “The day of reckoning is upon us when it comes to Crossfire […]

Judiciary not allowed to block Telegram without Security Council’s approval: Gov’t

“Enjoying easy, cheap and safe access to information and communications equipment is the prime example of civil rights of Iranian citizens,” said the Persian-language statement released by the Secretariat of Information Council. It also said that the government feels duty-bound to protect the Iranian citizens’ rights and stand against any illegitimate restrictions on social media. […]

Senate Judiciary Dem calls on Zuckerberg to testify before committee

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Saturday called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the Senate Judiciary committee following reports that a data firm took Facebook users private information for President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.  “Facebook breach: This is a major breach that must be investigated. It’s clear these platforms can’t police themselves. I’ve called for more […]

Harsh punishment waiting for perpetrators of Tehran riot: Judiciary

IRNA – Heavy punishment is waiting for those disrupting the country’s order and the Judiciary will show no leniency to this end, Iran’s public prosecutor said on Thursday, referring to the recent unrest in northern Tehran. Iran Judiciary will strongly and seriously deal with the cases of those involved in the unrest in Tehran’s northern […]

Cleric calls on judiciary to punish murderers of 5 security forces

A couple of days ago 3 policemen and 2 Basijis were violently run over and killed by members of Dervish cult in protests in the north of Tehran. Ayatollah Mohammad Movahhedi Kermani said in this week’s Friday prayers that nobody is allowed to cross security redlines, praising the Iranian police’s prudence and showing restraint in dealing […]

Judiciary Spokesman: Iranian-American Namazi not freed

FNA- Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Eje’i dismissed claims that Baqer Namazi, an Iranian-American, who was sentenced to 10 years of jail for spying and cooperating with the US government against Tehran has been released. “He has not been released and he has (temporarily) been granted a leave like other inmates,” Mohseni Eje’i told […]

Judiciary spokesman: 25 people killed in recent street protests

IRNA – Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said on Sunday that some 400 who were arrested in recent street protests are in custody and the total number of those killed during the period stood 25. Speaking to reporters on his weekly press briefing, he said none of these people were killed by the fire of […]

N.Y. Congressman Jerrold Nadler Elected Top Democrat on House Judiciary Committee

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‘Israel judiciary protecting perpetrators of crimes against Palestinians’

Rights group has accused the Israeli judiciary of protecting Israeli soldiers and settlers who commit crimes against Palestinians. Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights explained that the Central Court in Beersheba has rejected a lawsuit filed against the Israeli army following the shelling of Nasser abu-Sa’eed house in 2010, in which his wife was killed and […]

FLASHBACK: Jeff Sessions testifies before House Judiciary Committee

     Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) famously brought a chart to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee this week. After listening to the attorney general for five hours, I made one of my own; more on that below. Reporters and casual viewers alike had been waiting with bated breath for the hearing’s […]

Judiciary Chief: ISIL created by US

FNA- Iran’s Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani blasted Washington for terrorism allegations against Tehran, and said the US is itself the mother of terrorist groups in the region, specially the ISIL. “The US has created the ISIL and (surprisingly) it accuses Iran of supporting terrorism,” Amoli Larijani said, addressing the judiciary officials in Tehran on […]

Iranian President, Speaker, Judiciary Chief discuss new US sanctions

FNA- The heads of Iran’s executive, judiciary and legislative bodies discussed the new US sanctions and the proper response to Washington defiance and violation of the 2015 nuclear deal. The meeting was attended by President Hassan Rouhani, Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in Tehran on Sunday. During the meeting, President […]

Reich: Trump Should Be Impeached For Undermining Judiciary

Robert Reich, the man responsible for creating and maintaining a middle class in America, says President Trump is abusing his constitutional authority by attacking the judiciary. Reich, a well-liked former Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton, says President Trump is setting the ground for his own impeachment by attacking the foundations of the separation […]

Photos: Iran FM Zarif meets Bulgarian counterpart in Tehran

Iran FM Zarif meets Bulgarian foreign minister Daniel Mitov in Tehran on Monday.   By IRNA Source Article from 00 Hits: 0

Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 30-06-2016

How many more thousands of innocent Syrians will lose their lives because of the genocidal corporate media lies? Genocidal corporate media presstitutes follow the all-too-familiar script of blaming the victim for the crimes perpetrated by aggressor nations. NATO terrorists, for… Source Article from 00 Hits: 0

Austrian far-right figure warns of ‘Auxit’ vote within a year

The European Union should avoid any moves towards political “centralization” or else Austria could hold a referendum on membership of the bloc within a year, a far-right candidate who almost won the country’s presidential election said. Norbert Hofer of the anti-immigration Freedom Party narrowly failed to become the European Union’s first far-right head of state […]

NAM holds monthly meeting in UN chaired by Iran

During the meeting, Iran’s Representative to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo presented a report on his activities in the past month which reflected NAM’s positions in various international meetings, and discussed details about previous meetings held by Iran’s representative delegation in the UN with an aim to prepare for the coming Summit Conference of NAM’s Heads […]

Israeli solider filmed killing Palestinian in Hebron charged with manslaughter

Israeli soldier who shot wounded Palestinian assailant to be charged Monday Haaretz 18 Apr by Gili Cohen — Sgt. E. reportedly said Abdel Fattah al-Sharif ‘deserves to die’ before shooting the prone Palestinian in Hebron, indicating to prosecution that motive was revenge, not self-defense — Sgt. E., who shot a wounded, prone Palestinian assailant to […]

Oil prices rise highest as Russia, Saudi Arabia align output freeze

Oil prices rose to the highest values since November on Tuesday, increasing to over $44 per barrel following news of consensus between Moscow and Riyadh on freezing output. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Brent crude ICE futures were over 4 percent in the green, continuing a week-long rally and rising from around $43.30 on Tuesday morning to over $44.70 by late afternoon. Brent June […]

“I Know A Good One!”

At some point in your life you have heard a white person make this ridiculous statement about a black person or perhaps even spouted it yourself before becoming race conscious. Or you have heard other whites say something like, “But they’re not all like that!” Or, “We are only one race, the human race.” To […]

Indian oil minister to visit Iran

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Indian Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan plans to visit Iran on Saturday to meet with senior officials of the country. He plans to meet with his Iranian counterpart Bijan Zangeneh as well as Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad-Reza Nemat-Zadeh, Director of Central Bank of Iran Waliollah Seif and Secretary of Coordination Council […]

Spokesman promises at least 5pc economic growth in new Iranian year

Tehran, March 8, IRNA – Many international sources and economic experts have predicted five to six percent economic growth in new Iranian year which begins on March 20, spokesman for the Government Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said Tuesday. At a press briefing, Nobakht said such an economic growth is planned as President Hassan Rouhani has stressed […]

Syrian Army takes control of 85 percent of Lattakia province

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army and the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement continued their advances in Lattakia, and are now in full control over 85 percent of the coastal province. The terrorist groups have sustained heavy losses in Lattakia province over the past 6 months and the militants are only in control of 15 percent of […]

Iranians again amazed world in recent elections: President Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation once again amazed the world by their recent massive electoral participation. President Rouhani made the remark in the capital, Tehran, on Sunday, addressing Iranian and foreign reporters in a presser. On the election day, the Iranians once again “showed their trust in their establishment, their leadership, and […]

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