samedi 26 juillet 2014

Week 29 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Mohammad-Amin Agooshi, on hunger strike in Zahedan prison, was transferred to solitary.
  • Omid Behrouzi, lawyer of Gonabadi dervishes, transferred to ward 7 in Evin prison.
  • Dr. Latif Hasani, transferred to political ward of Rejaei Shahr at the end of his hunger strike.
  • Mohammad (Kourosh) Nasiri transferred to ward 7 in Evin prison.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Hiva and Salar Azeri, Kurdish activists, arrested in Saghez.
  • Farzad Bahadori and Simin Rasouli and their daughers Nasim and Sahar, Baha’is, arrested in Tabriz for teaching music.
  • Mohammad Ghaneh, Kurdish activist, arrested in Saghez.
  • Reza Haji-Saleh, Kurdish political activist, arrested in Baneh.
  • Shabnam Isakhani, Baha’I, arrested in Tabriz.
  • Abdol-Karim Karimi, Kurdish sunni activist, arrested in Sanandaj.
  • Khaled Maleki, Kurdish sunni activist, arrested in Sanandaj.
  • Vahid Ranjbar, student activist in Sistan-Baluchistan University, arrested after summon to Intel.
  • 75 Banab citizens arrested accused of bothering people, mal-veiling and breaking fast.

C-Liberations
  • Journalist Bahman Ahmadi-Amouee released on furlough.
  • Journalist Sajedeh Arab-Sorkhi, daughter of Feyzollah Arab-Sorkhi, sentenced to 1 year in prison, released on 300 million toman bail.
  • Simin Rasouli Bahadori and her daughter Nasim Bahadori released on 20 million bail each.
  • Journalist Siamak Ghaderi freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Mehdi Khazali released after 24 days of hunger strike.
  • Leftist student Soroush Sabet freed at the end of his sentence.

D-Other News
  • Amir Iranshahri, Baloch prisoner, beaten in Ardebil prison.
  • Mohammad-Saber Malek-Reisi, Baloch prisoner, beaten in Ardebil prison.
  • Zahedan prisoners denied cooling equipment and proper sanitation facilities.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Ezzat Golparipour, Kurdish internet activist, sentenced to 3 months in prison.
  • Shahoo Heidari, Kurdish internet activist, sentenced to 3 months in prison.
  • Roein Otoufat, political activist, sentenced to 11 years in prison.
  • 2 public lashings in Shiraz for eating during Ramadan: each 80 lashes.

Protests
  • Rally of 100 taxi drivers in Yazd against low commission.

Iran abroad
  • 4 extra months to finalize nuclear agreement.

Iran Economics
  • The top 20% richest Iranians receive MORE subsidy than the bottom 20%.
  • 31% of Iranian population is suffering from hunger.

Iran Politics
  • Tehran municipal administrators not allowed to hire women.
  • A number of female government employees in Tehran fired "for own well-being" to take care of their families.
  • Tehran Municipality to separate boys from girls in the city parks.

Miscellaneous
  • +4.6% divorces, -4.4% marriages in one year.
  • 2 pilots killed in a fighting jet crash near Shiraz.
  • Mehdi Khodabakhshi wins gold medal in Taekwando.
  • Volleyball: Iran wins above Brazil and proceeds to semi-finale.


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