jeudi 10 juillet 2014

Week 12 - 2013

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Former MP MIr Taher Mousavi moved to Ward 350 after more than 8 months in solitary.

B- Arrests/Incarcerations
  • Mohammad Reza Afkhami arrested on his way to Tehran from Hamedan.
  • Mohammad-Bagher Alavi, member of Freedom Movement, arrested.
  • Mona Ameri, Baha’i living in Gorgan, arrested and sent to Amir-Abad prison.
  • Hadi Ehtezazi arrested on his way to Tehran from Hamedan.
  • Amin Faridian arrested on his way to Tehran from Hamedan.
  • Christian convert Ebrahim Firoozi, rearrested by plainclothes officers.
  • Pedram Ghaderian arrested in Paveh.
  • Hossein Loghmanian previous MP arrested on his way to Tehran from Hamedan.
  • Sadegh Moradi-Sarvestani, brother of Farzad and Hamid-Reza Moradi-Sarvestani, Gonabadi dervishes, arrested in Shiraz in front of Adel-Abad prison.
  • Member of the Freedom Movement of Iran Mehdi Motamedi Mehr arrested at home.
  • Rofia Pakzadan, Baha’i living in Gorgan, arrested and sent to Amir-Abad prison.
  • Mehdi Ramezani father of slain Iranian protester Ramin Ramezani, summoned to Evin Prison to serve his 3 months sentence.
  • Behnam Yadollahi-Farsi, brother of Farshid Yadollahi, Gonabadi dervish, arrested in Shiraz in front of Adel-Abad prison.

C-Liberations
  • Mehrdad Ahan-Khah, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Ahmad-Reza Ahmadpour, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Hasan Asadi-Zeidabadi, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Poet Dr. Mostafa Badkoobei released on furlough.
  • Emad Bahavar, a political activist and head of the Youth Branch of Iran Freedom Movement released on furlough.
  • Zhila Bani-Yaghoub released on furlough.
  • Mehdi Khodaei, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Hasan Faraji-Mousavi, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Saman Hamidi-Azadi, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Faezeh Hashemi-Rafsanjani freed after serving her sentence.
  • Behzad Houshmand-Mavid, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Ali-Akbar Mohammadzadeh, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Shahabeddine Mortazavi, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Fatemeh Rahnama released on furlough.
  • Mohammad Rezaei, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Journalist Mohammadjavad Rooh released.
  • Majid Sedaghat, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Nasim Soltan-Beigi, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.
  • Nasrin Sotoudeh, released on furlough for Norooz clemency.

D-Other News
  • Kouhyar Goudarzi left Iran.


News of injustice in Iran
  • Cyber activist Vahid Asghari's death sentence was overturned by the Supreme Court and the case will be reviewed again.
  • Tabriz university student Babak Baghaei was sentenced to 6 months on charges of propaganda against the regime

University – Culture
  • Ahmadinejad has instructed his Minister of Science/Technology to dismiss the heads of the Tehran and Tarbiat Modarres universities. - Farhad Rahbar has been the head of Tehran University since 2007 and Bijan Ranjbar had headed Tarbiat Modarres University since 2010.
  • Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel Persepolis was banned from Chicago Public Schools.

Protests
  • Protest against unpaid wages at the tile factory Gilana in front of governor's office in Rudbar.
  • Drivers protest outside Majlis for their confiscated imported cars.

Iran abroad
  • Slovenia to close Embassy in Iran 
  • MEK turned down Albania's offer of asylum to 210 of its members who are living in Iraq.
  • Iran Central Bank challenges sanctions in Britain's Supreme Court.
  • Mandate of UN special rapporteur on Iran Ahmed Shaheed renewed: 26 in favor, 2 against.

Miscellaneous
  • Drug shortage to force closure of Iranian operating rooms.
  • Iranians are perishing in large numbers by tainted China penicillin and lack of medicine, including anesthetic for operation.
  • Drunk Saudi embassy staff causes fatal accident in Tehran.