• British Ambassador Rob Macaire 2020-01-17 12:41

    *By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Legal look into the arrest of the UK ambassador to Iran

    In the legal term, immunity generally means that the person is exempted from prosecution, in other words the law and its executors cannot prosecute the person. The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) states that the immunities and privileges are not intended to benefit individuals; rather they are to perform the functions of diplomatic missions as representatives of states.

  • Sheikh Zakzaky 2019-07-04 18:33

    Demonstrators voice support for Sheikh Zakzaky

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian physicians, scholars, journalists, and seminary students staged a rally outside the United Nations office in Tehran to voice their solidarity with top Shiite cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky.

  • Nimr 2019/01/02

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Remembering Baqir al-Nimr, symbol of resistance

    TEHRAN - “Either we live on this land as free men, or die and be buried in it as pious men. We have no other choice,” Sheikh Baqir al-Nimr famously said in 2011. He walked the talk, refused to pledge allegiance to the despotic rulers of his land, refused to accept humiliation, and chose to die with dignity and honor.

  • University students protest against old transport fleet  2018-12-29 21:29

    University students protest against old transport fleet 

    TEHRAN — Hundreds of university students participated in a demonstration at Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, in Tehran on Saturday, to stage their protest about old transport fleet which led recently to the death and injury of dozens of their peers.