mercredi 10 septembre 2014

Week 36 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Mostafa Abdi, Gonabadi dervish, moved to solitary.
  • Amir Eslami, Gonabadi dervish, moved to solitary.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Behrouz Abdollahi, Sunni student, arrested and sent to Adel Abad prison in Shiraz.
  • Salam Ahmadi, Kurdish shop keeper, arrested in Urmia.
  • Zeinab Akbari, newly converted to Christianity, arrested in Isfahan with her husband.
  • Torki Alboukhanfar, Arab Sunni, arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Hamid-Reza Borhani, newly converted to Christianity, arrested in Isfahan with his wife.
  • Farhad Eghbali, Baha’i, begins serving his 5 years sentence in Gorgan.
  • Kamran Ghoreishi, Kurdish civic activist, arrested in Mahabad.
  • Shahram Mansour arrested in Shiraz and sent to Pelak 100 (Intel).
  • Mehdi Mojadam, Arab Sunni, arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Zaniar Samanpour, Kurdish civic activist, arrested in Mahabad.
  • Farhad Sarafraz arrested in Shiraz and sent to Pelak 100 (Intel).
  • Amin Zeibidi, Arab Sunni, arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Ali Zohairi, Arab Sunni, arrested in Ahvaz.

C-Liberations
  • Abdollah Al-Mansouri, Dutch citizen, released.
  • Naser Aroushi-Moghadam, Baha’i, released on 25 billion rial bail.
  • Ataollah Ashrafi, Baha’i, released on 20 billion rial bail.
  • Ghorban-Ali Behzadiannejad, released on furlough.
  • Mohammad Ebrahimi on furlough for the 1st time in 5 years.
  • Rouyeh Ghavami-Nik freed on bail.
  • Mehdi Mahmoudian, journalist, freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Rouhollah Manzavi, Baha’i, released on 1 billion rial bail.
  • Babak Mobasher, Baha’i, released on 25 billion rial bail.
  • Masoud Pedram on 4 days furlough.
  • Seyed Hossein Ronaghi-Maleki was freed.
  • Molouk Rouhani, newly converted to Christianity, arrested in Esfahan.
  • Nine workers of Bafgh mine freed.

D-Other News
  • Mostafa Daneshjou, Gonabadi dervish, is on hunger strike.
  • Reza Entesari, Gonabadi dervish, is on hunger strike.
  • Afshin Karampour, Gonabadi dervish, is on hunger strike.
  • Hamid-Reza Moradi-Sarvestani, Gonabadi dervish, is on hunger strike.
  • Gonabadi Dervish Farshid Yadollahi is on hunger strike.
  • Workers’ rights activist Shahrokh Zamani denied furlough for his daughter’s wedding.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Soheil Arabi sentenced to 3 years in prison.
  • The work permit of Nasrin Sotoudeh is extended.
  • 4 hangings in Ghezel Hesar.
  • One public execution in Mahmoudabad Mazandaran stopped by revolt of the audience.
  • One public execution in Savad-Kouh Mazandaran.
  • One public hanging in Ghazvin.

University – Culture
  • 8,600 less places for women in the University in 3 years.
  • Sanandaj University cannot find enough teachers in Kurdish language.
  • Iran wins 2014 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award of Distinction for Cultural Heritage Conservation.
  • Prominent Iranian academic and law professor, Nasser Katouzian, who was involved in drafting Iran's post-revolution constitution dies at 87.

Protests
  • Isfahan residents protest against disappearing of Zayandeh Rood.

Iran abroad
  • Finnish FM meets Zarif in Tehran.
  • Zarif meets Van Rompuy in Brussels.
  • Iran played a role in breaking the siege of Amerli.
  • Deputy FM Araghchi left for France to talk with his French counterparts.
  • Sudan orders closure of Iran cultural centers, tells diplomats to leave.
  • An Iranian drug trafficker executed in Saudi Arabia.

Iran Economics
  • Iran receives $1 billion under extended nuclear deal.

Iran Politics
  • Special conditions for allowing Bahai burials in Semnan.
  • Former minister summoned over “unhealthy gasoline”.
  • Mehdi Chamran elected head of Tehran City Council.
  • Women prohibited from working in cafes and restaurants.

Miscellaneous
  • Clashes between ISIS and IRGC in an Iranian village (Movana) near Urmia.
  • Iran volleyball team beats Italy in first round of world championship then USA.

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