mercredi 16 juillet 2014

Week 37 - 2013

Prisoners’ News
B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Furlough extension was denied for Hassan Asadi Zeidabadi he is back to Evin.
  • Masoud Bastani back to Evin at the end of furlough.
  • Ghorban-Ali Behzadiannejad back to Evin at the end of furlough.
  • Bahareh Hedayat back to Evin at the end of furlough.
  • Mehdi Mahmoudian back to Rejaei Shahr at the end of furlough.
  • Ahmad Zeidabadi is back to Rejaei Shahr at the end of furlough.

C-Liberations
  • Reza and Taher Akvanian released on 100 million toman bail.
  • Davar Hosseini-Vojdan released from Evin on furlough.
  • Human Rights  activist Shiva Nazar-Ahari released on furlough

D-Other News
  • Guards overnight raid in Ebrat ward and beat imprisoned Dervishes.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Ramin Rezaei, Azeri activist, sentenced to 91 days in prison.
  • 3 hangings in Rasht on Sunday.
  • 1 hanging in Ahvaz prison.
  • 1 hanging in Gachsaran.
  • 2 hangings in Shahrud on Tuesday.
  • 6 executions in Urmiah prison on Wednesday.
  • 2 executions in Dizelabad prison of Kermanshah. 
  • 3 public hangings in Dehdasht on Thrusday.
  • One public execution in Darab on Thursday.
  • One execution in Rejaei Shahr on Thursday.

University – Culture
  • House of Cinema, closed by Ahmadinejad, reopens.

Protests
  • 5 workers arrested at a protest at Almahdi Aluminium in Bandar Abbas demanding wage rise.

Iran abroad
  • Iran releases Indian oil tanker detained in August.
  • Deadly clash erupts at Iranian consulate in Afghanistan.
  • Iranian FM Meets Iraq's Acting President.
  • Rouhani meets with Masahiko Kōmura, special envoy of the Japanese Prime Minister.
  • Iraq tells People’s Mujahedin to leave Camp Ashraf.
  • Iran 1st VP Eshagh Jahangiri, Syrian PM Wael Nader al-Halghi confer over phone.
  • Drunk driving Saudi diplomat barred from leaving Iran.
  • Iran and US exchange some messages on Syria.
  • French FM: I will meet Iran FM in New York. in case of agreement sanctions can be removed.
  • Iran backs proposal for monitoring of Syrian chemical weapons.
  • Last Iranian dissidents moved out of Iraq camp after violence.

Iran Economics
  • Inflation rate hits 39%, up over 5% in one month.
  • Full closure of 100 tea factories in the North of the country.
  • Businessman close to Ahmadinejad owes Iran $2 billion.

Iran Politics
  • Ghalibaf reelected as Tehran mayor for the 3rd time.
  • Iran’s cabinet has appointed Seyyed Hossein Hashemi and Rabi’ Fallah governor-generals of Tehran and Mazandaran.
  • Former defense minister Shamkhani replaces Saeed Jalili.
  • President Rouhani appoints Masoumeh Ebtekar as Vice President and Head of Environmental Protection Organization.
  • Minister of Oil Bizhan Zanganeh has appointed Roknoddin Javadi as deputy minister and the new managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company.
  • Ex-nuclear negotiator Jalili appointed to Supreme National Security Council.

Miscellaneous
  • Dam-building forbidden in area of endangered Lake Oroumiyeh.
  • Yahoo blocked Iranian from using its services while Google and  Apple removed some restrictions on technology to Iranian people.
  • 63 people killed in collision of 2 buses near Qom.

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