lundi 14 juillet 2014

Week 21 - 2013

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Opposition religious leader Kazemini Borujerdi imprisoned in Evin Prison transferred to solitary confinement following his call to boycott the elections.
  • Zaniar Moradi transferred back to Rejaei Shahr right after hernia surgery, beaten upon arrival, one stitch torn, then sent to solitary.
  • Roein Otoufat transferred from solitary to Evin 350.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Bahman Ahmadi-Amouee  summoned back to prison.
  • Maurice Bagheri, member of Hashemi campaign in Lahijan, arrested.
  • Masoud Bastani, on medical furlough,  summoned back to prison.
  • Ghorban-Ali Behzadiannejad  summoned back to prison.
  • Labour activist Behnam Ebrahimzadeh summoned to prison.
  • Hamid Hadisi, member of Hashemi campaign in Lahijan, arrested.
  • Bahareh Hedayat summoned back to prison.
  • Mohammad Kabiri, member of Hashemi campaign, arrested.
  • Zhila Karamzadeh-Makvandi is back to Evin after one week on furlough.
  • Ebrahim Khosh-Sirat, member of Hashemi campaign in Lahijan, arrested.
  • Esmail Ali Mirzaei, chair of West Azarbaijan Reformist party Participation Front arrested.
  • Mohammad Mohseni, member of Hashemi campaign, arrested.
  • Didar Raufi is back to Rajaei Shahr prison.
  • On medical furlough Hossein Ronaghi Maleki summoned back to prison.
  • Foad Sadeghi, editor in chief of website Bazatb arrested.
  • Hani Yazerloo begins serving his 1 year sentence in Evin.
  • Ahmad Zeidabadi summoned back to prison.
C-Liberations
  • Goudarz and Rofia Beidaghi, Baha’is from Semnan, freed at the end of their sentence.
  • Hamed Mahmoudnejad, workers’ rights activist, released on 50 million toman bail.
  • Akram-Alsadat Sanjari released on 50 million tomans bail.
  • Milad Yazdannejad released on 50 million tomans bail.

D-Other News
  • Khaled Hardani is on hunger strike in Rajaei Shahr to protest destruction of homes in Ahvaz.
  • Dr Mehdi Khazali breaks his hunger strike.
  • Mostafa Mesri, Kurdish political activist begins hunger strike and sews his lips.
  • Shahrokh Zamani is on hunger strike in Rajaei Shahr to protest destruction of homes in Ahvaz.
News of injustice in Iran
  • Farhad Fahandezh, Baha’i from Gorgan sentenced to 10 years.
  • Kamal Kashani, Baha’i from Gorgan sentenced to 5 years.
  • Navid Khanjani sentenced to 5 extra months in prison because of earthquake aid camp.
  • Payam Markazi, Baha’i from Gorgan sentenced to 5 years.
  • Sentence of 2 years upheld by Appeals for Gonabadi dervish Ali Moazzami.
  • Mohammad Bagher Moradi who was arrested on raid of Saraye Ahl-e Ghalam sentenced to 5 years in prison.
  • Amanollah Mostaghim begins serving his 5 years sentence in Evin.
  • Hossein Ronaghi-Maleki sentenced to 5 extra months in prison because of earthquake aid camp.
  • Siamak Sadri, Baha’i from Gorgan sentenced to 5 years.
  • Farahmand Sanaei, Baha’i from Gorgan sentenced to 5 years.
  • Kourosh Ziari, Baha’i from Gorgan sentenced to 5 years.
  • One hanging in Koramabad on Sunday.
  • Two hangings in Tehran on Sunday.
  • One female prisoner hanged in Varamin prison.
  • Lashing sentence executed in public in Borazjan.

University – Culture
  • Security forces confiscated satellite dishes in an extensive 2-day operation in Golestan.
  • Removal of women's studies at Tehran University.
  • 3 internet cafes were closed by Fattah police at Bojnurd.
  • Website of Mardomsalari newspaper filtered.
  • Pro Rafsanjani and Hassan Rouhani news site, Aftab news has been filtered.
  • Website of Bahar Newspaper - close to reformist- filtered
  • 100 billion tomans of the 136 billion tomans allotted for student loans were eliminated.
  • Banned Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof to attend Cannes Film Festival.

Protests
  • Students in Tabriz Azad University and Urmia University protest against change of schedule for exams to have Universities closed during elections.
  • 1,200  common law prisoners on hunger strike in Ghezel Hesar prison.

Iran Economics
  • 68% drop in car imports to Iran.

Iran Politics
  • Iran religious centers, Howzehs (religious facilities) exempted from paying electricity, water, other related charges.
  • 40 Majlis members express support of Rafsanjani’s candidacy.
  • National Reformist Youth Headquarter [pro-Khatami support Rafsanjani] suspended in Tehran and other cities.
  • 8 approved candidates : 
    • Mohammad-Reza Aref
    • Mohammad-Bagher Ghalibaf
    • Seyed Mohammad Gharazi
    • Ghorban-Ali Hadad-Adel
    • Saeed Jalili 
    • Mohsen Rezai 
    • Hassan Rouhani
    • Ali-Akbar Velayati.
  • Live debates for Iran presidential election campaign cancelled.

Miscellaneous
  • Accident at Tehran's oil refinery / One engineer was killed.
  • Professor Parvaneh Vosough, Angel of Iran's Cancer Children, Passes Away

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