dimanche 6 juillet 2014

Week 48 - 2012

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Journalist, blogger, Ahmad Reza Ahmadpour transferred to KhoramAbad prison after his home was illegally searched.
  • Foad and Farhad Fahandezh, Baha’i from Gorgan, transferred to Evin.
  • Kamal Kashani, Baha’i from Gorgan, transferred to Evin.
  • Payam Markazi, Baha’i from Gorgan, transferred to Evin.
  • Siamak Sadri, Baha’i from Gorgan, transferred to Evin.
  • Farahmand Sanaei, Baha’i from Gorgan, transferred to Evin.

B- Arrests/Incarcerations
  • Pan-Iranist member Omid Dehdarzadeh was re-arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Mahboubeh and Mina Khabooshani Kurds living in Mashhad, arrested.
  • Isa Khan-Hatemi, member of National Front, arrested.
  • Mohammad Oveisi, member of National Front, arrested.
  • Dr. Mohsen Rahami, member of National Front, arrested.
  • Behnaz Rezazadeh, Kurd living in Mashhad, arrested.
  • Mousavi campaign activist Arash Saghar returned to Evin after undergoing surgery 
  • Kourosh Zaeem, member of National Front, arrested.

C-Liberations
  • Camelia Bidelian, Baha’i from Minoodasht, released on bail.
  • Civil activist Hossein Fallah has been released on 50 Million Tomans after 8 days in detention.
  • Behnam Hosseini, Baha’i from Gorgan, freed.
  • Member of board of Freedom party Mohsen Mohagheghi freed.
  • Shohreh Samimi, Baha’i from Minoodasht, released on bail.
  • After 7 months in jail Gonabadi Dervish Mohammad Ali Shamshirzan released on 550 Million Tomans bail.
  • Activist Abolfazl Tabarzadi released from detention due to severe medical condition 

D-Other News
  • Dr. Asadollah Asadi has been on hunger strike since October 16th.
  • Imprisoned brother and sister, Shabnam and Farzad Madadzadeh banned from visiting each other.
  • Abdollah Momeni banned from visits.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Ezzatollah and Negin Ahmadian, Baha’is of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Behnaz Hadadzadeh, Baha’i of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Fataneh Hajipour, Baha’i of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Journalist Shahoo Hosseini sentenced to 5 years by Mahabad Revolutionary Court.
  • Shahrzad Khalili, Baha’i of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Negar Malekzadeh, Baha’i of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Hooryeh Mohseni, Baha’i of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Arman Mokhtari, Baha’i of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Navid Nabili, Baha’i of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Economist/National Front Board member Dr. Ali Rashidi sentenced to 2 years imprisonment.
  • Shayan Tafazoli, Baha’i of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Naghmeh Zabiheyan, Baha’i of Mashhad, sentenced to 6 months in prison.

University – Culture
  • Iran actress, dubbing artist Fahimeh Rastkar dies at 80.
  • Iranian cinematographer Touraj Aslani has won the 2012 Asia Pacific Screen Award.
  • Oscar winning director Asghar Farhadi ranks No.75 in the Foreign Policy Magazine's top 100 Global Thinkers.

Iran Economics
  • The head of Iran's northern tea factories union has announced that more than 65 tea production units have been shut.
  • 30% of patients can't afford to buy their medicines due to high prices.
  • Iran lifts ban on imports of cars, cell phones and computers.

Politics in Iran
  • Iranian couples must be encouraged to marry at a younger age in order to increase population base.

Iran  abroad
  • Iran president congratulates Hamas on 'victory'.
  • Iran officially complains to UNSC over violations of its airspace by US drones and illegal acts of US warship in Persian Gulf.
  • British judges refuse to extradite former Iranian diplomat Nosratollah Tajik to US.
  • Iran urges exemption of medicines, medical supplies, and foodstuffs from the “brutal sanctions”.
  • Iran's currency crisis hits India's exports > India pays 55% of value of oil its imports from Iran in € through Turkey.
  • A UN General Assembly committee condemned Syria and Iran for widespread Human Rights abuses.
  • Pakistan to start shipping wheat to Iran in exchange for fertiliser and iron ore from December.
  • Assailants pelt Iranian embassy in Berlin with paint, stones; German FM voices regret to Iran.

Miscellaneous
  • Ali Daei, former captain of Iran's national football, delivered 2 trucks of food, supplies to earthquake ravaged area.