dimanche 20 juillet 2014

Week 06 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Mohammad Banazadeh-Amirkhizi transferred back from hospital to Rejaei Shahr prison.
  • Mehdi Karroubi transferred to his own home but still under house arrest.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Yousef Ab-Kharabat sent to Mahabad prison to serve his 2 years sentence.
  • Jamal Abdel-Khazar, recently converted to Sunni Islam, arrested and sent to Karoun prison in Ahvaz.
  • Emad Arab, Green Movement activist, sent to Evin to serve his 9 months sentence.
  • Gholamreza Khalili, lawyer, arrested in Tabriz.
  • Ali-Hadi Maali, recently converted to Sunni Islam, arrested and sent to Karoun prison in Ahvaz.
  • Abdollah Mohie-Ahmad, recently converted to Sunni Islam, arrested and sent to Karoun prison in Ahvaz.
  • Mohammad Molanaei, 76 years old, sent to Mahabad prison to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Zia Nabavi is back to Ahvaz prison at the end of furlough.
  • Abdel-Rahim and Foad Salamat, recently converted to Sunni Islam, arrested and sent to Karoun prison in Ahvaz.
  • Vahed Seyyedeh sent to Mahabad prison to serve his 2 years sentence.
  • Khalil Taheri, recently converted to Sunni Islam, arrested and sent to Karoun prison in Ahvaz.
  • 14 people arrested in Shush.

C-Liberations
  • Mohammad-Sajad Ahmadi freed after serving his sentence.
  • Mahmoud Bagheri released on furlough.
  • Anvar Ghoreishi released on bail.
  • Bahram Hasaninejad released on bail.
  • Ali Rashidi released on furlough.
  • 27 miners of Chadormanlou mine released.

D-Other News
  • Samkoo Khalghati launches hunger strike.
  • Women's political prisoners ward in Evin is without hot water and the ward is cold: outside temperature -5C.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Ahmad Bahrami sentenced to 11.5 years in prison in exile.
  • Ali Ranjbar sentenced to 11.5 years in prison in exile.
  • 7 secret hangings in Bandar Abbas prison in 2 days.
  • 15 hangings in Chabahar prison.

University – Culture
  • Journalist Mashallah Shamsolvaezin receives Hero of Press Freedom 2014 award.
  • Baha'i student Farshad Farzan deprived of higher education.
  • Intelligence Ministry withdraws complaint against press association.

Protests
  • Asphalt workers arrested after protests over firing.

Iran abroad
  • Zarif meets Kerry in Munich.
  • Swedish FM Carl Bildt is visiting Iran.
  • US sanctions against Iran state broadcasting temporarily removed.

Iran Economics
  • Iran received the first installment of $4.2 billion in frozen assets.
  • A 140 member senior French delegation is in Tehran to discuss foreign direct investment in various fields, including banking, monetary, oil, natural gas and petrochemical sectors. 
  • Japan makes first oil payment to Iran in a year.

Iran Politics
  • Aaleddin Boroujerdi, the head of parliament’s National Security Commission, joined the Nuclear Committee of the Supreme Council of National Security, linking Parliament to the nuclear negotiations.
  • The office of Mosharekat party sealed once again in Tehran.
  • Live interview with Rouhani ready to air delayed by IRIB head because of fight over journalists in charge of the interview.

Miscellaneous
  • Schools and offices closed in Zabol because of air pollution.
  • 500,000 people without gas, electricity and water because of snow.
  • Graduate level university entrance exam postponed a week due 2 Tehran's heavy snowfall.


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