dimanche 20 juillet 2014

Week 09 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Rasoul Badaghi transferred back from solitary – He ends his hunger strike.
  • Shahin Dadkhah, transferred back to Evin 350 from solitary.
  • Mostafa Daneshjou transferred back to Evin 350 from hospital.
  • Loghman Moradi hospitalized with internal bleeding after interrogatory.
  • Hamid-Reza Moradi-Sarvestani transferred back to Evin 350 from hospital.
  • Shahrokh Zamani transferred back from solitary – He ends his hunger strike.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Abbas, Ahmad and Hasan Abeyat, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Gharib Anvari, student activist, arrested in Izdeh, Khouzestan.
  • Parviz Deghani, Baloch activist, arrested.
  • Morteza Komsari, workers’ rights activist, arrested in Tehran.
  • Seyed Hamid Mahdavi, representative of Ayatollah Bayat Zanjani, arrested.
  • Seyed Abbas, Seyed Mousa, Seyed Naser and Seyed Reza Mousavi, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Hasan Rasoulnejad, workers’ rights activist, arrested in Bokan and released on bail after 9 days.
  • Hasan Saeedi, workers’ rights activist, arrested in Tehran.
  • Basem, Heidar-Jalil and Jafar Savari, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Aram Soleimani, Kurdish political activist, arrested in Ravansar.
  • Jasem Tavirat, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Mehdi Veisi, Kurdish political activist, arrested in Ravansar.
  • Ali Zard-Kouhi, Baloch activist, arrested.
  • 950 arrests in Azerbaijan in February.
  • 38 arrests in Rasht on charge of gambling.

C-Liberations
  • Abbas Bozorgmehr, editor in chief of Aseman, released on bail.
  • Rahman Ghahremanpour-Bonab released on medical furlough.
  • Afshin Nadimi, Kurdish workers’ rights activist, freed.

D-Other News
  • The Bar Association Disciplinary Committee reschedule hearing on revocation of Nasrin Sotoudeh’s license.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Sirvan Hasannejad, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 5 months in prison.
  • Saman Hosseini, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 5 months in prison.
  • Appeals confirmed 4.5 years sentence for Baha’i Nava Khalousi.
  • Appeals confirmed 6 years sentence for Baha’i Nika Khalousi.
  • Appeals reduce sentence from 8 months to 3 months + 1 day for Baha’i Mahsa Mahdavi.
  • Sirvan Nasrollahi, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 5 months in prison.
  • Ghader Shah, Kurdish political activist, sentenced to 4 years.
  • Appeals reduce sentence from 18 to 6 months for Baha’i Adib Shoaei.
  • 2 hangings in Semnan on Monday.
  • 3 public hangings in Karaj on Monday.
  • 6 hangings in Rajaei Shahr on Wednesday.
  • 1 hanging in Mashhad on Thursday.
  • 1 hanging in Salmas on Thursday.

University – Culture
  • France names Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi to prestigious order.

Protests
  • Nurses in Tehran protest to improve their wages.

Iran abroad
  • Belgian FM meets Rouhani.
  • Two killed in suicide attack outside Iranian consulate in Pakistan.
  • Polish FM visits Tehran.
  • Zarif visits India.

Iran Economics
  • Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran.

Miscellaneous
  • Increase of 14% of suicide in last year in Iran.
  • Sigheh (temporary marriage) in Tehran costs EUR29/hour.
  • Beijing, Tehran sign sister cities agreement.
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