March 6, 2011
According to the state run Mehr News Agency, Mohseni Eje’ie, the Judiciary spokesman acknowledged the widespread arrests in Iran and said, “250,000 cases are referred to the courts in Iran every month. This is while the judicial system still has a shortage on judges and employees”. “In the first 6 months of this (Persian) year, one million and 506,042 cases have entered the courts. This is while 280,000 cases were still not seen to from the year before and we still have not counted the cases for the second six months of the year”, he said.