Iran's Intelligence Ministry denies Bakhshi’s claims of torture
The National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of Iran’s Islamic Consultative Assembly has said: “The Intelligence Minister and his directors have stressed that Esmaeil Bakhshi was never tortured during his detention by the Ministry.”
Zarif response to EU sanctioning of Intelligence Ministry
In response to recent European claims and actions against the IR of Iran, FM Zarif reiterated that making accusations against his country does not relieve Europeans of their responsibilities for harboring terrorists.
Iranian President orders investigation into alleged torture of worker
Following allegations by a worker from the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Factory about being tortured in detention, the Iranian President has ordered an investigation into the case.