mardi 16 septembre 2014

Week 37 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Mostafa Abdi, Gonabadi dervish, back to general ward in Evin.
  • Amir Eslami, Gonabadi dervish, back to general ward in Evin and then to hospital.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Omid Alishenas arrested in Tehran.
  • Ghorban-Ali Behzadiannejad back to Evin at the end of furlough.
  • Golrokh Ebrahimi, Arash Sadeghi’s wife, arrested in Tehran.
  • Atna Farahdani, children’s rights activist, arrested in Tehran and sent to Evin Aleph.
  • Seyed Navid Kamran arrested in Tehran.
  • Behnam Mousivand arrested in Tehran.
  • Masoud Pedram is back to Evin at the end of furlough
  • Arash Sadeghi, Student activist, arrested with his wife.
  • 44 arrests in a party in Mazandaran.

C-Liberations
  • Mohammad Davari, journalist and teacher, freed after serving 5 years in prison.
  • Houtan Dolati, political activist, freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Seyed Saeed Haeri freed at the end of his 2 years sentence.
  • Seyed Navid Kamran released on bail.
  • Behnam Mousivand released on bail.
  • Hossein Rafiei, National-Religious activist, released on 500 million toman bail.

D-Other News
  • Mostafa Abdi, Gonabadi dervish, on hunger strike.
  • Omid Behrouzi, Gonabadi dervish, on hunger strike.
  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh ends hunger strike.
  • Amir Eslami, Gonabadi dervish, on hunger strike.
  • Kasra Nouri, Gonabadi dervish, on hunger strike.
  • Workers’ rights activist Reza Shahabi has a new surgical operation.
  • Brutal attack on jailed dervishes in ward 8 of Evin.
News of injustice in Iran

  • Soheil Arabi, web activist, sentenced to death for insulting the prophet.
  • Badieh Hossein-Panahi, Kurdish political activist, sentenced to 7 years in prison.
  • 4 months sentence of Masoud Shamsinejad confirmed by Appeals.
  • Mahmoud Soroush, baker and blogger, sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • Sousan Tabianian, Baha’i, sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • 2 public hangings in Hamedan.
  • A man and a woman hanged in Rejaei Shahr.
  • 2 hangings in Rasht.
University – Culture

  • In Venice, award for best screenplay goes to Rakhshan Banietemad and Farid Mostafavi for the film Ghesseha (Tales).
  • Yalda Naimeyan, Baha’i, expelled from Payam-e-Nour University in Miandoab.
  • Iran becomes associate member of Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR).
  • Leftist student Milad Omrani expelled from Tabatabai University.
  • Farnaz Rouhani, Baha’i, expelled from Shiraz University.
  • Mahsa Shakerloo, woman’s rights activist and internet pioneer dies.
  • 360 Baha’i students prevented from entering the University.
  • The last book of novelist Mohammad Jazini is the first one banned under Rouhani’s government.
Protests

  • Zabol city workers protest unpaid wages.
Iran abroad

  • Zarif meets with his Danish counterpart in Mashhad.
  • Iran's interior minister said they've detained a number of Afghans and Pakistanis who were seeking to join ISIS through Iran.
  • Rouhani visits Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.
  • Iran president Rouhani meets Russian counterpart Putin at Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Dushanbe.
Iran Economics

  • According to official sources 6 million are unemployed in Iran.
  • Cost of living multiplied by 4 (+365%) in past 10 years in Iran. Iranians consume 30% less food and drinks.
Iran Politics

  • Prayers now compulsory in Iranian schools.
  • Iranian government hackers hunting the political and civic activists.
  • Rouhani speaks out against harsh enforcement of veil.
  • Head of judiciary reinstated for 5 more years.
  • Mohamad-Reza Khatami brother of former Iran's President banned from leaving Iran.
Miscellaneous

  • A Ukrainian citizen arrested at Bushehr suspected of sabotage.
  • Khamenei had prostate surgery.
  • Case of cholera confirmed in Tehran.
  • One soldier killed and 2 wounded after attack of Jaesh in Sistan-Balouchistan.
  • Iran beats Australia in volleyball world championship.

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