lundi 30 juin 2014

Week 52 - 2011

News of the Prisoners
A-Transfers
  • Mehdi Kouhkan was taken to hospital.
  • Hossein Ronaghi Maleki was taken to hospital on Saturday. Doctors say he needs another operation, furlough is still denied.
  • Isa Saharkhiz, journalist, taken to the hospital handcuffed and shackled.

B- Arrests/Incarcerations
  • Hiva Bairami arrested in Mahabad.
  • Osman Ghadernejad arrested in Mahabad.
  • Abdolrahman Ghaderzadeh (Zaniar) arrested in Mahabad.
  • Morad Hassanzadeh arrested in Mahabad.
  • Esmail Honarpour arrested in Mahabad.
  • Laleh Park Mothers supporter Zhila Karamzadeh arrested to serve her 2 years sentence.
  • Mousavi campaign activist Dr. Ahmad Miri reported to Babol prison to start serving his 1 year sentence.
  • Hamid Moazzemi, journalist, arrested anew.
  • Ali Molanejad arrested in Mahabad.
  • Chia Mollanejad arrested in Mahabad.
  • Osman Mollazadeh arrested in Kurdistan.
  • Samakou Osmani arrested in Mahabad.
  • Alireza Shahiri begins serving his 9 months sentence in Babol prison.
  • Ali Akbar Soroush, University Professor arrested to begin serving his sentence.
  • Naser Tarighi arrested in Mahabad.
  • Khosrow Zareh arrested in Mahabad.
  • Christians arrested in Ahwaz while attending church.

C- Liberations
  • Yashar Amini freed after serving his 1 year sentence.
  • Behrooz Javid Tehrani was released today after 7 yrs of imprisonment.
  • Shahla Rahmati, Christian, freed after 287 days in prison.

D-Other News 
  • Rumours that Sakineh Ashtiani may be hanged instead of stoned.
  • Loghman Moradi banned from visit for a year.
  • Kurdish death row prisoner Mostafa Salimi has been on a hunger strike in Saghez prison since Dec 19.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Mohammad Ahmadi sentenced to 1 year in prison and 70 lashes.
  • Hamed Andaz sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • Adel Danapour sentenced to 3 months in prison and 30 lashes.
  • Saeed Ebrahimzadeh sentenced to 1 year in prison and 70 lashes.
  • Bahram Faravani sentenced to 3 months in prison and 30 lashes.
  • Behnam Fatehi sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • Reformist Abolfazl Ghadiani has been sentenced to additional 3 years on charges of insulting the Leader.
  • Vahid Gholampour Golzari sentenced to 3 months in prison and 30 lashes.
  • Allahverdi Ghorbani sentenced to 3 months in prison and 30 lashes.
  • Kiomarz Ghorbani Niknam sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • Mohsen Golestani sentenced to 1 year in prison and 70 lashes.
  • Faezeh Hashemi daughter of former president Rafsanjani was put on trial on charges of anti regime propaganda.
  • Masoud Jalilzadeh sentenced to 1 year in prison and 70 lashes.
  • Shahriar Kabiri Eskandari sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • Najaf Khandani sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • Bahram Khodayari sentenced to 3 months in prison and 30 lashes.
  • Siamak Kondoori sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • Zhila Mahdavian, supporter of the Mourning Mothers, was summoned to the Islamic Revolution Court on 25 December 2011 and was notified that she has been sentenced to five years.
  • Vahid Mahmoudi, Baha'i, sentenced by Appeals to 5 years suspended; he should be freed very soon.
  • Amir Mirzaee Hekmati tried on spying charges.
  • Ali Mohammadi Aghbolagh sentenced to 3 months in prison and 30 lashes.
  • Mehdi Mohammadpour sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • Taghi Molaei sentenced to 3 months in prison and 30 lashes.
  • Alireza Naghshi sentenced to 3 months in prison and 30 lashes.
  • Maryam Najafi, daughter of Zhila Mahdavian and supporter of the Mourning Mothers, was summoned to the Islamic Revolution Court on 25 December 2011 and was notified that se has been sentenced to 6 months in prison, + 18-month suspended.
  • Kaveh Rostampour sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • Parviz Saeedian sentenced to 1 year in prison and 70 lashes.
  • Ali Shahed sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • Court of Appeals has upheld the 3 years sentence of women's rights activist Fereshteh Shirazi.
  • Chair of The Freedom Movement of Iran, Dr. Ebrahim Yazdi has been sentenced to 8 years.
  • Arooman Zahideh Tabrizi sentenced to 6 months year in prison and 40 lashes.
  • A man was flogged in public in Masjed Soleyman.
  • 2 executions in Lakan prison in Rasht.
  • Seven people hanged in Urmiah central prison on December 24, 2011; one of them is a woman.
  • Man was hanged in Shahroud prison on December 21.
  • 2 public executions in Ghazvin on Thursday.

University  - Culture
  • UN Correspondents Association awarded a Ranan Lurie Citation 4 Excellence to Iranian cartoonist Mana Neyestani.
  • Historical Bath of Mirza Yousef Maleki, heritage of Safavid period, demolished by Municipality of Babol city.
  • Khatami’s magazine banned.
  • 100 book stores have been closed in Tehran in the past year.
  • Iranian Filmmakers resist Culture Ministry plan to shut down the House of Cinema.
  • Fourteenth printing of a Persian translation of "Blindness" by José Saramago banned.
  • Ministry of Culture sues two publishers.
  • Vali-ye Asr Avenue, the longest street in Tehran, inscribed on the National Heritage List.
  • Iranian authorities block access to former President Rafsanjani’s website.
  • 450 journalists emigrated from Iran since last elections.

Economy in Iran
  • Iran invites Sri Lankan banks to open branches in Tehran.
  • $571m investment in Armenia energy projects from Iran regime.
  • UAE, China, and South Korea top exporters to Iran.
  • Iran and Afghanistan sign new oil agreement.

Protests
  • 70 Census workers who have not been paid for months protest in front of Tehran Governorship. 

Iran  abroad
  • Israeli company sold surveillance equipment to Iran .
  • Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian will travel to Moscow on December 26.
  • 2 more Iranian technicians disappeared in Syria.
  • Rocket Attack Reported on PMOI Camp Ashraf in Iraq.
  • UN General Assembly Condemns Iranian Regime's Abuses.
  • Federal Judge rules: Iran Behind 9/11 Attacks.
  • Danish company helped Iran with surveillance program that identified journalist who was arrested and tortured.
  • Chinese senior diplomat Zhai Jun visits Iran amid tensions.

Politics in Iran
  • Reformist party Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution Organisation announced they are boycotting next Parliamentary election.
  • Mehdi Khazali registers to run in upcoming Majlis elections.
  • Mehdi Karroubi denounces coming elections in advance.
  • In a joint statement the PDKI and Komeleh urge the Kurdish people to boycott the Majlis election.
  • Fist fight occurs in Iran's parliament.
  • Boroujerdi, one of the accused in $3 billion embezzlement case, becomes a candidate for parliamentary elections.
  • Appointment of Ahmadinejad's son-in-law as head of standards organization drew protests from MPs.
  • 1 in 5 of the 1,400 potential candidates who've registered so far for upcoming parliamentary elections is a woman.
  • 20 Mps protest against the 'special report' of sedition of 2009.

Miscellaneous 
  • Death of a female student in Mashhad.
  • Fist fight occurs in Iran's parliament.
  • 4 PJAK members, 1 Bassiji killed in a clash near a kurdish village of Baneh.
  • Fire at Shazand Arak refinery contained.
  • According to official statistics, 850 thousand Iranian children between the ages of 10 and 18, married.
  • 8 members of police force in Qazvin arrested for raping female students.
  • 2,600 residents of Tehran submitted request for gender change.