samedi 26 juillet 2014

Week 27 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Shahram Chinian-Miandoab transferred back from solitary to general ward in Rejaei Shahr.
  • Dr. Latif Hasani, on hunger strike, transferred to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Mehdi Khazali transferred to hospital because of a heart attack; banned from all visits.
  • Reza Shahabi, Workers’ rights activist, transferred to hospital after 30 days hunger strike.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Afsaneh Bayazidi, Kurdish student, arrested in Bokan.
  • Negar Haeri, daughter of imprisoned journalist Mashallah Haeri, sent to Gharchak prison to serve her 1 year sentence.
  • Iraj Lohrasb, Baha’i living in Yazd, arrested.
  • Shamis Mohajer, Baha’i, begins serving her 1 year sentence in Evin.
  • Tanaz Mohammadi, Baha’i living in Yazd, arrested.

C-Liberations
  • Davoud Afrouz, Facebook activist arrested in Dehdasht, released from Gachsaran prison on bail.
  • Hossein Farzin on a 5 day furlough out of Vakil-Abad prison.
  • Abdol-Ghafour Ghalandari, Gonabadi dervish, freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Mohsen Ghashghaeizadeh on furlough to attend her mother funerals: she was hurt by a car after her last visit and died anonymously in hospital.
  • Sivan Hosseinpour, Kurdish photographer and cartoonist released on bail from Mahabad prison.
  • Mostafa Rismanbaf, student activist, freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Ahmad Shah-Rezaei, political prisoner, freed at the end of his 1.5 year sentence.
  • Behnam Tafazoli-Nesab, Facebook activist arrested in Dehdasht, released from Gachsaran prison on bail.
  • Reza Tejareh, Facebook activist arrested in Dehdasht, released from Gachsaran prison on bail.
  • Afshin Zamanati, Facebook activist arrested in Dehdasht, released from Gachsaran prison on bail.

D-Other News
  • Temporary detention order has been extended for one more month for journalist Saba Azarpeik.
  • Workers’ rights activist Behnam Ebrahimzadeh’s family assaulted.
  • Vahid Hakani, Christian convert, launches a new hunger strike.
  • Layegh Kordpour, Salafist prisoner, has sewn his lips to obtain his transfer from Dizel Abad to Paveh.
  • Fire in Evin clinic, some prisoners’ belongings burnt.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Sohila Aghdasi, Baha’i from Urmia, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Fardin Ehsani (Aghsani), Baha’i from Urmia, sentenced to 6 years in prison.
  • Hadi Esmailzadeh, lawyer, University professor and member of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, sentenced to 4 years in prison.
  • Neda Farsatipour, Baha’i from Urmia, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Amir Maboudi, Baha’i from Urmia, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Noushin Misaghi, Baha’i from Urmia, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Farahnaz Moghadam, Baha’i from Urmia, sentenced to 6 years in prison.
  • 6 years in prison upheld by Appeals for Foad Rezazadeh.
  • Shamim Rouhani, Baha’i, sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • Journalist Mashallah Shamsolvaezin summoned by court in Evin, charged and then released on 200 million toman bail.
  • Gisou Sheikh-Hasan-Abadi, Baha’i from Urmia, sentenced to 6 years in prison.

University – Culture
  • Moral patrol assaulted and arrested a female student because of her veil inside of the art Univ. "few injured”.
  • 15 Internet cafés sealed by police in Lorestan.

Protests
  • Clash at the ceremony of nomination of head of Amir Kabir University in favour of Majid Tavakoli.
  • Families of hanged prisoners rally in front of Ghezel-Hesar prison.

Iran abroad
  • Iran resumes auto exports to Russia.
  • Vice FM visits Russia.
  • Iranian jet fighter deployed to help Iraq fight ISIS.
  • EU court ruled the asset freeze imposed on Tehran's Sharif University of Technology cannot be upheld.
  • UN Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay urges Iran nuclear talks to include human rights.

Iran Economics
  • Inflation rate declines for the 8th consecutive month, abating from 35.2 to 26.2% in April-May.
  • 400 workers of Payandan factory in Boushehr have not been paid for 6 months.
  • 140 sub-contractors in Abadan have not been paid for 3 months.
  • Value of Iranian currency rises by 6% in 3 weeks.
  • 6 units of films production and selling closed in Gonbad-Kavous.

Iran Politics
  • Government cuts free Ramadan dinners.
  • The car of those who do not respect Ramadan will be seized.
  • Iran police launches new campaign to seize satellite antennas before Ramadan.
  • Police shuts down restaurants in Tehran on 1st day of Ramadan.
  • Government denies access to offices for bad-veiled women in Nahavand.
  • Khamenei calls for the prohibition of politics in Universities.

Miscellaneous
  • Iranian volleyball players win Poland 3-1.
  • Iran Navy saves oil tanker from pirates.
  • 31 cafés-tobacco closed in West Azerbaijan.

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