jeudi 10 juillet 2014

Week 17 - 2013

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Abdolghafour Ghalandari Nejad was transferred to Bandar Abbas central prison.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Peyman Aref arrested and released three days after.
  • Amir Chamani is back to Tabriz prison at the end of furlough.
  • Mohammad Davari returned to the section 350 of the Evin prison at the end of his furlough.
  • Afrasiab Faraji-Fard arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Faramarz Firouzian begins serving his one year sentence in Semnan.
  • Freedom Movement of Iran member Jafar Ganji is back in prison after furlough extension was denied.
  • Abdolghafour Ghalandarinejad, dervish Gonabadi, arrested in Bandar Abbas.
  • Mehdi Khodaei returned to the section 350 of the Evin prison at the end of his furlough.
  • Political prisoner Mohammad Hossein Naeemipour is back in Evin after furlough extension was denied.

C-Liberations
  • Peyman Chalaki released on furlough with a 400 million bail deposit.
  • Ardeshir Fanaian, Baha’i from Semnan, released on 50 million toman bail.
  • A Baha'i from Semnan, Faramarz Firouzian, released on 50 million toman bail

D-Other News
  • Political prisoner Raheleh Zokaei is on hunger strike in Gharchak prison in Varamin.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Court hearing held for Kurdish activists Shirzad et Sirwan Hossein-Panahi in Sanandaj.
  • Political prisoner, Ahmad Karimi, sentenced to 1 extra year in prison.
  • Journalist Mohammad-Reza Nesab-Abdollahi sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Gonabadi Dervishr Kasra Nouri sentenced to 4 years and 4 months by the Revolutionary Court in Shiraz.
  • Hojatoleslam Hamid Rasaei, managing editor of 9 Dey weekly, sentenced to 1 year in prison + 1 year ban on journalism.
  • 4 executions in Kerman prison.
  • 2 executions in Karaj.
  • 2 Afghans nationals executed in Mashhad.
  • 2 women and 2 men executed in Dizel-Abad prison of Kermanshah.
  • Five prisoners including two Afghan nationals hanged in Zahedan.
  • 3 people hanged in Bam on Wednesday.
  • 3 hangings in Urmia prison on Wednesday.

University – Culture
  • Mehdi Bigdeli expelled from University for being a starred student.
  • 60% of Iran's population is Internet users.
  • Baha'i student Navid Keyhanirad expelled from Shiraz Technical University.
  • Arts and Human Rights in Iran an exhibition of Mir-Hossein Mousavi paintings at Akademie der Künste –Berlin.
  • Clerics Special Court has banned the 9 Dey weekly.
  • Mellat-e Ma (our nation), belonging to Mohsen Rezaei, the Secretary of the Expediency Council and presidential election candidate closed due to financial problems.
  • In Zanjan over the past year, 16,800 satellite dishes have been seized.

Protests
  • Gonabadi Dervishes gather in front of Bandar Abbas's Intelligence Office.
  • Sugar- and sugar-refining factory workers protest Ahmadinejad's visit to Khuzestan.
  • Yazd railway workers gathered in front of the Governor.
  • Sit-in protest at the entrance of the Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province governor's office.
  • Ahwazi sets himself alight at the entrance to the governor's office building in jobs protest.
  • Safa Rolling & Profile Mills workers strike.

Iran abroad
  • Nasrallah holding secret negotiations with Iranian authorities.
  • Russian fleet docks in Iranian port of Bandar Abbas.
  • Iranian agent with Canadian passport arrested in Bulgaria.
  • UK government blocks Shell paying Iran oil debt in food and medicine.
  • Two arrested in Al Qaeda US-Canada train plot – directed from Iran.
  • Majlis Speaker meets with Iraqi Justice Minister.
  • A delegation of European Parliament will visit Iran.

Iran Economics
  • Meat prices up by 60% since Norooz in Tehran.
  • Energy prices to increase by 38%.
  • All flights of Iranian airline SAHA have been stopped due to its outdated aircraft.

Iran Politics
  • FIFA continues to warn Iran about executions on football fields.
  • 3 Iranian MPs to face trial in huge bank fraud case.

Miscellaneous
  • Iranian woman Dr. Zahra Alizadeh Thani = world inventor 2013.
  • Ayatollah Gholam Reza Rezvani, a member of the Guardian Council died.
  • 5 cases of death recorded due to imported Penicillin from China.

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