samedi 23 août 2014

Week 34 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Vahid Asghari, accused of cyber-crimes, moved from Evin to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Isa Azizi, Azeri activist, transferred to Meshkin-Shahr prison; he begins a hunger strike.
  • Shahram Chinian-Miandoab, Baha’i, transferred to solitary in Rejaei Shahr.
  • Mostafa Daneshjou transferred to Evin general ward.
  • Arjang Davoudi transferred from Bandar Abbas to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Christian Farshid Fatehi exiled to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Rahim Gholami, Azeri activist, transferred to Meshkin-Shahr prison; he begins a hunger strike.
  • Reza Ghomi, Azeri activist, transferred to Meshkin-Shahr prison; he begins a hunger strike.
  • Hamid Ghovati, Azeri activist, transferred to Meshkin-Shahr prison; he begins a hunger strike.
  • Saeed Hosseini, Azeri activist, transferred to Meshkin-Shahr prison; he begins a hunger strike.
  • Hasan and Meisam Jolani, Azeri activists, transferred to Meshkin-Shahr prison; they begin a hunger strike.
  • Afshin Karampour is back to Evin 4 from hospital.
  • Bahman Khaleghi, Azeri activist, transferred to Tabriz prison clinic.
  • Sedigh Mohammadi, Kurdish Sunni, beaten in Ghezel Hesar and moved to an unknown location.
  • Hamid-Reza Moradi-Sarvestani transferred to Evin general ward.
  • Habib Negahban, Azeri activist, transferred to Meshkin-Shahr prison; he begins a hunger strike.
  • Jafar Rostami, Azeri activist, transferred to Meshkin-Shahr prison; he begins a hunger strike.
  • Aidin Zakeri, Azeri activist, transferred to Meshkin-Shahr prison; he begins a hunger strike.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Mohammad Batrani, Ahvaz activist, arrested.
  • Rouyeh Ghavami-Nik, Baha’i from Karaj, arrested and sent to Evin.
  • Ghaleb Hosseini, workers’ rights activist, begins serving his 1 year sentence in Sanandaj.
  • Amir Jabarifard, 30 years old, beaten and arrested in Ghazvin for his homosexuality.
  • Salman Khalilpour is back to Rejaei Shahr at the end of medical furlough.
  • Mamousta Naser Piri, Kurdish Sunni cleric, arrested in Zahedan.
  • Jamaloddin Rahimi, Baloch teacher, arrested in his school in Qeshm.
  • Abbas Savari, Ahvaz activist, arrested.
  • Mohammad Shafiei, political activist, begins serving his sentence in Evin.
  • Mohammad Siahi, Ahvaz activist, arrested.

C-Liberations
  • Student Mohammad-Mehdi Abayat freed from Rejaei Shahr after one year of his 15 months sentence.
  • Journalist Saba Azarpeik released on 150 million toman bail after 85 days of incarceration.
  • Isa Azizi, Azeri activist, released on bail.
  • Ayat Mehr-Ali-Beiglou, Azeri activist, released on a 5 days furlough.
  • Reza Ghomi, Azeri activist, released on bail.
  • Hamid Ghovati, Azeri activist, released on bail.

D-Other News
  • Bandar Abbas prisoner Mohammad Bibian died from myocardial infarctus in central prison.
  • Journalist prisoner Saba Azarpeik's detention extended for another month.
  • Ardebil political prisoner Shahab Abbasi beaten for unknown reason.
  • Mohsen Barzegar beaten in Babol prison.
  • Death row prisoners in Ghezel Hesar revolt; at least 40 casualties and many wounded.
  • Common law prisoner Alireza Rezaei had his leg broken by guards in Rejaei Shahr; he was moved to solitary.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Abbas Alipour, photographer, sentenced to 50 lashes in Ghazvine.
  • Khalil Emami, photographer, sentenced to 25 lashes in Ghazvine.
  • Ali-Asghar Gharavi sentenced to 6 months by Appeals.
  • One hanging in Kerman prison on last Sunday.
  • Two hangings in Dizel-Abad on last Monday.
  • 10 hangings in Ghezel-Hesar prison on Monday.
  • One public hanging in Mianeh.
  • 3 hangings in Rejaei-Shahr prison.
  • One hanging in Kerman on Monday.
  • One public hanging in Khoy on Tuesday.
  • One public hanging in Ghazvin on Thursday.
  • Four fingers of the right hand of a person convicted for theft amputated by Guillotine on Monday in Abarkouh, Yazd province.

University – Culture
  • Poet Simin Behbahani dies at 87 years old in Tehran after 2 weeks coma.
  • Physicist Ramin Golestanian wins the Holweck Medal.
  • Concert of Shahram Nazeri cancelled in Hamedan.

Protests
  • About 5,000 provincial employees, teachers and tribal leaders gathered in front of Parliament.
  • Haft Tapeh sugar workers have protested for 12 days.
  • 5,000 mine workers on strike to release their arrested co-workers.

Iran abroad
  • Amano visits Tehran.

Iran Politics
  • Education Minister, Reza Faraji-Dana, ousted by Majlis. Rouhani appoints removed minister as adviser. Najafi (who couldn't get confidence vote 4 education ministry) is now acting minister..

Miscellaneous
  • Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 near Dezful; many wounded, no casualties so far.
  • Strong winds in Khuzestan kills 5 and injured 35.
  • Drinking water cut off in Isfahan on Aug 22nd.

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