vendredi 15 août 2014

Week 32 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • After 2 months in Intel, Dari Amri, Baha’i, transferred to Vakil Abad prison.
  • Asadollah Hadi transferred to Tehran Heart Hospital.
  • Mathias-Abdolreza Ali-Haghnejad (Seyyed), Christian convert, transferred to hall 10 in Rejaei Shahr.
  • Amir Mirzaei-Hekmati, American bi-national, transferred to ward 7 Evin.
  • Cleric Hossein Kazemeini-Boroujerdi transferred to Tehran clinic after felling unconscious.
  • After 2 months in Intel, May Kholousi , Baha’i, transferred to Vakil Abad prison.
  • Chari-Mohammad Moradof, Tajik national, transferred to ward 7 Evin.
  • Reza Rabani (Silas), Christian convert, transferred to hall 7 in Rejaei Shahr.
  • Hossein Saketi-Aramsarei (Stephen), Christian convert, transferred to hall 7 in Rejaei Shahr.
  • After 2 months in Intel, Shayan Tafazoli, Baha’i, transferred to Vakil Abad prison.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Saeed Abedi, Baha’i, arrested in Shiraz.
  • Vahid Dana, Baha’i, arrested in Shiraz.
  • Morteza Ghodrati, Azeri activist, arrested when trying to climb to Babak castle.
  • Adib Haghpajou, Baha’i, arrested in Shiraz.
  • Bahareh Hedayat is back to Evin at the end of furlough.
  • Meisam Jolani, Azeri activist, arrested when trying to climb to Babak castle.
  • Mehdi Mahmoudian, journalist, back to Rejaei Shahr at the end of furlough.
  • Behieh Manavipour, Baha’i, arrested in Shiraz.
  • Journalist Nasour Naghipour back to prison at the end of furlough.
  • Habib Negahban, Azeri activist, arrested when trying to climb to Babak castle.
  • Morteza Parvin, Azeri activist, arrested when trying to climb to Babak castle.
  • Asad Salehi, Ahvaz activist, arrested for visiting executed prisoners.
  • Aidin Zakeri, Azeri activist, arrested when trying to climb to Babak castle.
  • 94,000 arrested for drug traffic in 4 months.

C-Liberations
  • Journalist Mehdi Mahmoudian released on furlough.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Hashem Aghajari sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • Ardeshir Amir-Arjomand, Moussavi’s spokesman, sentenced to 18 years in prison in abstentia.
  • Sattar Beheshti’s murderer sentenced to 3 years in prison and 74 lashes.
  • Ebrahim Far-Abad-Falahieh, Green political activist, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • 3 public hangings in Shiraz.
  • 12 prisoners died during a fire in Shahr-e-Kord prison.
  • 6 executions for sodomy, 5 in public.
  • 2 public hangings in Kermanshah.
  • One public hanging in Karaj.
  • A man lashed 70 times publicly in Boyrahmad.
  • At least 7 Baloch prisoners hanged in different prisons.
  • 3 hangings in Rejaei Shahr prison.
  • House keeper of Jason Rezaian was killed during arrest.
University – Culture
  • A concert in Urmia cancelled due to non-compliance with gender segregation.
  • Ghanoun newspaper ban lifted, will be published again as from Aug.22nd.
  • The council that supervises universities revoked the license given to the University established by Ahmadinejad in his last days of administration.
  • Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani receives 2014 Fields medal (Nobel for Mathematics).
  • Book sellers must get a permit from Culture Ministry.

Protests
  • Both Christians and Muslims gather in front of UN office in Tehran to condemn persecution of Iraqi Christians.
  • 100 Zagros Steel workers gather in front of Parliament.

Iran abroad
  • Elite Iranian force enters Iraq via Kurdistan.
  • Gaza : Iran denounces complicity between UN and USA.
  • 9 Iranians freed from Qatar prison.

Iran Politics
  • During Ramadan 400 arrested 200 flogged in public because of non-compliance with fasting in Ghazvin.
  • Three amusement parks sealed in Isfahan.
  • Destruction of Baha’i cemetery in Shiraz resumes.
  • Rouhani deputy slams Tehran’s gender segregation plan.
  • Several women arrested in Tehran for bad-veiling.

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