samedi 19 juillet 2014

Week 52 - 2013

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Asadollah Asadi transferred to Evin 290 solitary and back to 350 after two days.
  • Reza Shahabi, workers’ rights activist transferred back from hospital to Evin.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Mohsen Barzegar, student activist, arrested again.
  • Ahmad Baziar, Christian, arrested during a religious ceremony in a house church.
  • Poet Fatemeh Ekhtiar arrested and sent to Evin.
  • Anwar Ghoreishi arrested in Divandareh.
  • Keyvan Karimi, Kurdish film maker, arrested in Tehran; assumed to be in Evin.
  • Behnam Mahmoudzadeh, Kurdish citizen, arrested in Bokan.
  • Political activist Mehdi Maleki arrested at home.
  • Poet Mehdi Mousavi arrested and sent to Evin.
  • Faegheh Nasrollahi, Christian, arrested during a religious ceremony in a house church.
  • Amir-Hossein Nematollahi, Christian, arrested during a religious ceremony in a house church.
  • Mastaneh Rastegari, Christian, arrested during a religious ceremony in a house church.
  • Mozhdeh Zohouri (Fahandezh), Baha’i, arrested in Gorgan.

C-Liberations
  • Political prisoner Amir-Reza Arefi (Peyman) was released on 1 Billion Tomans bail to attend funeral services for his mother and wife.
  • Kobra Banazadeh-Amirkhizi released at the end of her sentence.
  • Naser Behjati freed from Mahabad prison after serving 7 of his 18 months sentence.
  • Kurdish political prisoner Karim Rahmanzadeh released from Mahabad prison after serving 8 months of a 22 months sentence.
  • Alireza Rajabian-Fard released on furlough.

D-Other News
  • Sina Azimi banned from taking Payam-e-Noor University exams.
  • Esmail Barzegari ends hunger strike after 60 days.
  • Omid Behrouzi banned from taking Payam-e-Noor University exams.
  • Mehdi Dolati-Darabad banned from taking Payam-e-Noor University exams.
  • Hamid Eslami banned from taking Payam-e-Noor University exams.
  • Mehdi Fazeli-Far banned from taking Payam-e-Noor University exams.
  • Khaled Herdani is on hunger strike.
  • Mohammad-Sedigh Kaboudvand banned from taking Payam-e-Noor University exams.
  • Afshin Karampour banned from taking Payam-e-Noor University exams.
  • Omid Kokabee banned from taking Payam-e-Noor University exams.
  • Farshid Yadollahi banned from taking Payam-e-Noor University exams.
  • Workers’ rights activist Shahrokh Zamani is on hunger strike.
  • 1900 female prisoners deprived of hot water in Gharchak Varamin prison.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Jabar, Javad and Malek-Mohammad Abadian sentenced to execution.
  • Behzad Asiaei, cultural activist, sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • 1 year sentence reduced to 8 months by Appeals for Baha’i Ardeshir Fanaian.
  • Sentence reduced to 6 months by Appeals for Baha’is Golrokh and Shidrokh Firouzian.
  • Nazmin Heidari, Kurdish citizen, sentenced to life term.
  • Arash Kamancheh, cultural activist, sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • Saber Mamedi, Kurdish citizen, sentenced to life term.
  • Nezam-Oldin Molazadeh sentenced to execution.
  • Afshin Nadimi, Kurdish workers’ rights activist, sentenced to 6 years.
  • Molavi Abdolghafar Naghshbandi, sentenced to 13 years in prison + exile.
  • Molavi Fatehi Mohammad Naghshbandi, Friday Imam of Zahedan, sentenced to 15 years in prison + exile in Khalkhal.
  • Kaveh Rahimi, cultural activist, sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • Abdolmalek Rakhshani (Molavi), Friday imam in Kerman province, sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  • Mehrdad Sabouri, Kurdish workers’ rights activist, sentenced to 8 months.
  • Parvin Zandi, cultural activist, sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • One hanging in Zahedan on Saturday.
  • 3 persons flogged publicly in Dehdasht.
  • 4 hangings in Urmiah on Thursday.

University – Culture
  • Access to WeChat blocked.
  • Non-payment of University professors and staff's salaries over 2 years.


Protests
  • Thousands protest in Ahvaz to save Karoun River.
  • 500 workers of Isfahan Polyacril on strike again.Rally at University of Science and Technology in memory of student prisoners.
  • Miners in Sirjan protest for delayed wages.
  • Employees of Iran’s Rural Telecommunication Department gathered in front of the Majlis and called on them to look into their demands related to insurance and wages.
  • Families gathered in front of Khamenei's house to prevent execution of Sunni prisoners.

Iran abroad
  • Italian FM Emma Bonino arrives in Tehran to meet Rouhani, Zarif and Larijani.
Iran Economics
  • 11 workers laid off in Sanandaj Natural Resources nursery.
  • Indian tea exports to Iran double.

Iran Politics
  • Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati appointed Hassan Mehrabi as director general of press and media section in the ministry.

Miscellaneous
  • 227 dead in wave of air pollution in Tehran.
  • Iran made gasoline seen as pollution factor.
  • Rockets hit MEK camp in Iraq: 2 casualties.

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