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Iran conditions death penalty for drug offenses

Iran conditions death penalty for drug offenses

TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (Press Shia) – Capital punishment will be removed for all drug-related offenses with the exception of 3 cases, vice-chairman of Parliament’s Judiciary Committee told Press Shia on Sunday.MP Yahya Kamalipour told Press Shia that the judiciary needs to report to the Parliament the figures related to those sentenced to death and the severity of their crimes, after which the...

Fedotov: Iran discovers 75 per cent of world total drugs

Fedotov: Iran discovers 75 per cent of world total drugs

TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (Press Shia) – UN Deputy Secretary-General Yuri Fedotov has met and talked with Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif on Monday.Yuri Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), attended a meeting with the Iranian Minister of foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Monday morning. Zarif told UN official that Iran had been...

Arab Spring ‘product of neglect of human security’

Arab Spring ‘product of neglect of human security’

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – A distinguished professor of conflict resolution has said there has been a shift of paradigm from prioritizing state security to security of the citizens.Professor Timothy M. Shaw, a University of Massachusetts Boston professor of conflict resolution told, through a brief interview to Vahid Pourtajrischi of Mehr News International Service, that regimes in...