lundi 14 juillet 2014

Week 26 - 2013

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Ramin Idalkhani-Azad transferred from Parsabad prison to Meshkin Shahr one.
  • Arash Mohammadi transferred to solitary in Tabriz prison after beginning of hunger strike and back to general ward after he stopped hunger strike.
  • Shahrokh Zamani in solitary cell for refusing to wear a prison uniform to court.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Saeed Abdi arrested in Urmia, on his way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Somayeh Ali-Doust, Professor at Urmia University, arrested.
  • Ahmad Asgari, student activist and journalist arrested.
  • Meysam Azadi, civic activist, arrested in Urmia, on his way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Vahid Faezpour, blogger, arrested in Urmia, on his way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Hadi Ghezelbash, Kurdish political activist from Salmas, arrested.
  • Gholam Gholizadeh, civic activist, arrested in Urmia, on his way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Nima, Sina and Tohid Hasani arrested in Urmia, on their way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Paria and Sevda Khalilzadeh, arrested in Urmia, on their way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Milad (Saboutaee) Koulani arrested in Urmia, on his way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Saeed Lotfi arrested in Urmia, on his way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Ali Nakouei, Green activist, arrested in Shiraz.
  • Vahid Nasibi  arrested in Urmia, on his way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Dr. Ali Nazeri arrested and sent to Evin to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Masoumeh Parivazh arrested in Urmia, on her way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Hanif Rahmani arrested at home in Karaj.
  • Gita Rezaei-Zinalani, software engineer, arrested in Kermanshah.
  • Sima Sakeni arrested in Urmia, on her way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Hossein and Zahra Zad-Ghasem arrested in Urmia, on their way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • Morteza Zarin arrested in Urmia, on his way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.
  • 36 Azerbaijan activists and friends arrested in Urmia, on their way to mark Day for Victims of Torture.

C-Liberations
  • Seyyed Ahmad-Reza Ahmadpour, cleric, freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Ali Amini released on furlough.
  • After finishing 1 year prison sentence journalist and women rights activist Zhila Baniyaghoub was released.
  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh released on furlough.
  • Houshang Fanaian, released on parole.
  • Saeed Jalalifar released on furlough.
  • Morteza Khosravi-Rad released on furlough.
  • Behnam Nikzad, Rouhani campaign member, freed.
  • Ali Orojzadeh, Rouhani campaign member, freed.
  • Nasrin Sotoudeh human rights lawyer was released on furlough for 4 days.
  • Amin-Farid Yahyaei, Rouhani campaign member, freed.
  • Detained City Council municipal election candidates in Bokan, released on bail.

D-Other News
  • Mohammad-Amin Abdollahi, sentenced to execution, in on hunger strike at Urmia prison.
  • Afshin Osanloo, workers’ rights activist sentenced to 5 years in Rejaei Shahr, dies of a heart attack after his transfer to hospital.
  • 2-day hunger strike by 11 labour activists to protest beatings, harsh conditions at Rajai Shahr prison.
  • Two poisonous snakes found in female ward of Evin Prison. 

News of injustice in Iran
  • Hasan Asadi-Zeidabadi sentenced to 1 million toman fine for not showing during his trial.
  • Seyyed Mahmoud Bagheri sentenced to 1 million toman fine for not showing during his trial.
  • Emad Bahavar sentenced to 1 million toman fine for not showing during his trial.
  • Mohammad-Hossein Naeemipour sentenced to 1 million toman fine for not showing during his trial.
  • Mohsen Sadeghi-Nour sentenced to 1 million toman fine for not showing during his trial.
  • 3 men and one woman hanged in Shahr-e-Kord.
  • Hand amputation sentences of six prisoners in Shiraz confirmed.
  • 2 people executed in Esfahan.

University – Culture
  • Great architect Abdolaziz Farmafarmayan dies at 97 years old.
  • Golestan Palace enters UNESCO World heritage.
  • Teachers Union, Iran Teachers Association, has been declared illegal.

Iran abroad
  • Lebanese foreign minister arrives in Tehran.
  • Iran hands over 41 Pakistani deportees.
  • Bosnia expels third Iranian diplomat.

Iran Economics
  • $1 = 2700 toman on Monday, 3370 on Wednesday.
  • Annual inflation for 12 months ending in June announced as 32.6%; inflation in food items at 51.9%

Iran Politics
  • Complaint filed against Mashaei, Ahmadinejad’s chief of staff.


Miscellaneous
  • Iran burns 100 tons of illicit drugs.
  • Volleyball : Iran beats Italy finishing the match 3-1.

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