dimanche 20 juillet 2014

Week 08 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Rasoul Badaghi transferred to solitary in Rejaei Shahr.
  • Mostafa Daneshjou transferred ot Tajrish hospital.
  • Kurdish journalist Adnan Hasanpour transferred from Marivan to Zabol prison.
  • Hamid-Reza Moradi-Sarvestani transferred ot Tajrish hospital.
  • Amanollah Mostaghim transferred to hospital;  granted new furlough.
  • Shahrokh Zamani transferred to solitary in Rejaei Shahr 

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Nima Abbaspour arrested on Native Language day.
  • Akbar Abolzadeh arrested on Native Language day.
  • Asghar Akbarzadeh arrested on Native Language day.
  • Mohammad Akhoundi-Cheikharali arrested on Native Language day.
  • Babak Alizadeh arrested on Native Language day.
  • Saeed Anvarizadeh arrested on Native Language day.
  • Akbar Azad, Azeri activist arrested in Tehran.
  • Meysam Azadi arrested on Native Language day.
  • Abbas and Hossein Balakhani arrested on Native Language day.
  • Ozgour Banaei arrested on Native Language day.
  • Kazem Barjesteh, member of Mousavi campaign, arrested to serve his 5 years sentence.
  • Beitollah Barzegar arrested on Native Language day.
  • Alireza Bidar arrested on Native Language day.
  • Mousa Chologhli arrested on Native Language day.
  • Jalal Dorougari arrested on Native Language day.
  • Alireza Farshi Azeri activist arrested in Tehran.
  • Hossein Farzin begins serving his 11 months sentence in Vakilabad.
  • Behnam Fatehi Azeri activist arrested in Tehran.
  • Esrafil Fatollahzadeh arrested on Native Language day.
  • Ali Feizpour arrested on Native Language day.
  • Morteza Ghodrati arrested on Native Language day.
  • Rahim Gholami arrested on Native Language day.
  • Mir-Yasin Hosseini arrested on Native Language day.
  • Ahad Hosseinzadeh arrested on Native Language day.
  • Arash Jafari arrested on Native Language day.
  • Meisam and Sajad Jolani arrested on Native Language day.
  • Sajad Khalilnejad arrested on Native Language day.
  • Saeed Khazar arrested on Native Language day.
  • Moharam Khorsha arrested on Native Language day.
  • Sajad Khoshghadam arrested on Native Language day.
  • Rahman Kolibari arrested on Native Language day.
  • Abbas Lisani arrested on Native Language day.
  • Adel Marandi arrested on Native Language day.
  • Siamak Mardani arrested on Native Language day.
  • Saeed Masoum-Nia arrested on Native Language day.
  • Afshin Mohammadi arrested on Native Language day.
  • Fardin Moradpour arrested on Native Language day.
  • Mojtaba Mousavi, Azeri activist, arrested in Tehran.
  • Asghar Naderi arrested on Native Language day.
  • Vahid Nariman arrested on Native Language day.
  • Aydin Neshati arrested on Native Language day.
  • Shapour Nosratpour arrested on Native Language day.
  • Ebrahim Nouri arrested on Native Language day.
  • Mohammad Rahmani-Far arrested on Native Language day.
  • Tohid Rezaei arrested on Native Language day.
  • Jafar Rostami arrested on Native Language day.
  • Rouzbeh Saadati arrested on Native Language day.
  • Hamed Sadeghi arrested on Native Language day.
  • Vahid-Kiak Sar-Faezpour arrested on Native Language day.
  • Ebrahim Savalan arrested on Native Language day.
  • Behnam Seifi, Azeri activist, arrested in Tehran. 
  • Ahmad Shahrabi, Sunni Muslim, arrested in Iranshahr.
  • Abbas Sobh-Molaei arrested on Native Language day.
  • Esrafil Soltanian, Azeri activist, arrested in Tehran.
  • Vahid Yousefian arrested on Native Language day.
  • Mehdi Zanjir-Balaghi arrested on Native Language day.
  • Vahid Zarei arrested on Native Language day.
  • 50 arrests in Azerbaijan on Native Language day.

C-Liberations
  • Workers’ rights activist Vafa Ghaderi freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Alireza Rejaei released on furlough.

D-Other News
  • Rasoul Badaghi begins a hunger strike.
  • Mohammad Banazadeh-Amirkhizi begins a hunger strike in support of Badaghi and Zamani transfer to solitary.
  • Hamid-Reza Borhani begins a hunger strike in support of Badaghi and Zamani transfer to solitary.
  • Khaled Herdani begins a hunger strike in support of Badaghi and Zamani transfer to solitary.
  • Samkoo Khalghati banned from visits.
  • Saleh Kohandel begins a hunger strike in support of Badaghi and Zamani transfer to solitary.
  • Mohammad-Ali (Pirouz) Mansouri begins a hunger strike in support of Badaghi and Zamani transfer to solitary.
  • Saeed Masouri begins a hunger strike in support of Badaghi and Zamani transfer to solitary.
  • Misagh Yazdanejad begins a hunger strike in support of Badaghi and Zamani transfer to solitary.
  • Naseh (Ayhan) Yousefi begins a hunger strike in support of Badaghi and Zamani transfer to solitary.
  • Shahrokh Zamani begins a hunger strike.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Mehdi Jafarzadeh, Kurdish cultural activist living in Khorasan, sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • Sentence confirmed by Appeals for Saeed Madani: 6 years in prison of which 4 to be served in Bandar Abbas + 10 years in exile in the same town.
  • Arash Moghadam-Aslani sentenced to 8 years in prison.
  • Bashir Nazari sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • 2 public hangings in Karaj on Saturday.
  • 2 hangings in Noshahr on Monday.
  • 2 hangings in Zanjan on Monday.
  • 8 hangings in Ghezel Hesar on Tuesday.
  • 4 hangings in Ghazvine on Tuesday, one of them public.
  • 4 hangings in Kerman on Tuesday.
  • One public hanging in Khoy on Wednesday.
  • 6 hangings in Rejaei Shahr on Wednesday.
  • One public hanging in Shiraz on Wednesday.

University – Culture
  • Amir Pourmand Third Prize Winner of 2013 World Press Photo "Moments Before Hanging”.
  • First issue of Aseman, a new daily newspaper; banned after 6 days.
  • IRGC launches first semi-private TV network in Iran.
  • TV halts series after protesters claim it insults tribe.
  • Prominent playwright, poet, and author Mansour Koushan died of cancer in Norway exile.

Protests
  • Bakhtiari tribes hold protests in several towns.
  • Sunni death row prisoners' families gathered in front of Rouhani's office.

Iran abroad
  • Rouhani receives Turkmenistan FM in Tehran.
  • Ashton meets Zarif in Vienna on Monday.
  • Deputy FM Ghashghavi met his Egyptian counterpart in Tehran.
  • Zarif meets Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz in Vienna.
  • Al-Qaeda linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades claimed responsibility for the twin attacks in Beirut targeting Iran cultural center and killing four people.
  • One Iranian asylum seeker killed and scores injured in Papua New Guinea retention camp.
  • Iranian Embassy in London reopens after 2 years.

Iran Economics
  • 110 Workers of "Pishro Masaleh" laid off with 2.5 months of unpaid wages.

Iran Politics
  • Iran lifts ban on Reuters News agency.
  • More than 40 ambassadors and consuls to be replaced says Zarif.
  • Mohammad Hossein Omid is the new president of Tehran University.

Miscellaneous
  • 2 workers die in a fire in Kyan Tyre factory in Eslamshahr.


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