dimanche 20 juillet 2014

Week 05 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Mashallah Haeri got a heart attack and was transferred to Day hospital in Tehran.
  • Samkoo Khalghati transferred to solitary.
  • Mohammad-Amin Roghani transferred to financial ward of Evin.
  • Death row prisoner Kaveh Sharifi transferred from Evin to an unknown location.

  • Reza Alnaser, student activist, arrested in Mashhad.
  • Moslem Boushehrian arrested at Tehran airport.
  • Hazhir Firouzian, Baha’i, arrested in Semnan to serve his 40 days sentence.
  • Sasan and Siavash Janatian, student activists, arrested in Mashhad.
  • Dana Lanj-Abadi, Kurdish student, arrested.
  • Amir-Ali Mehran-Nia arrested in Kermanshah.
  • Student activist Arash Mohammadi is back to Tabriz prison at the end of furlough.
  • 47 arrests in Khorram-Abad.
  • 88 arrests for hooliganism in Tehran.
  • More than 20 worker protesters arrested in Ardakan Fars Province.

  • Shahnaz Jayzan, wife of a pastor, released on furlough.
  • Farzad Madadzadeh freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Fatemeh Masni released on bail from Evin.
  • Faghir-Mohammad Reisi, Sunni cleric, released on bail from Zahedan prison.

D-Other News
  • Rajaei Shahr political prisoners on Strike to protest against mistreatment.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Reza Aghakhani, member of National-Religious party, sentenced to 3 years in prison.
  • Mohammad-Bagher Alavi, Member of Freedom Movement, sentenced to 4 years in prison.
  • Hamid Babaei, student in Liege University, sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  • Sarang Etehadi sentenced to 5 years in prison.
  • Fatemeh Hashemi, daughter of former president Rafsanjani, sentenced to 6 months suspended.
  • Morteza Rahmani, Kurdish political activist, sentenced 3 times to execution.
  • Hadi Rashedi, Ahvaz activist, was executed last week.
  • Hashem Shabaninejad, Ahvaz activist, was executed last week.
  • 7 hangings in Ghezel Hesar prison on Monday.
  • One public hanging in Ghazvin on Tuesday.
  • 5 hangings in Urmiah prison on Thursday.

University – Culture
  • The veteran Iranian cinematographer Maziar Partow died at 81.
  • The Iranian American multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmangelij and his band Vampire Weekend. Won the Grammy award for Alternative Music.
  • Marivan Payam Nour University students Dana Amini,Souran Ravesh and Maysam Javanmiri banned from continuing their education.
  • Asghar Farhadi’s The Past nominated in five categories for France’s Cesar Awards.

  • Iran Tire workers on strike for 7 days; more than 200 workers laid off.
  • Zagros Steel workers rally to protest delayed salaries for seven months.
  • Security forces arrested more than 20 miners in Chodarmanlou mine (Yazd region).

Iran abroad
  • Kofi Annan and Desmond Tutu in Tehran to meet Iranian leaders.
  • US Treasury removes sanctions on Iran’s National Oil and Tanker companies.
  • Italian Minister of Culture visits Tehran.
  • Larijani receives his South Korean counterpart.
  • Former French foreign minister meets with deputy FM.
  • Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrives in Tehran

Iran Economics
  • French automaker Renault resumes shipments of spare part to Iran.

Iran Politics
  • Iran’s military budget decreased in Rouhani’s presented budget bill by 9 percent.
  • Rouhani appoints Masoud Soltanifar as a head of Cultural Heritage.

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