dimanche 28 septembre 2014

Week 38 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Ali Alaei transferred from ward 350 to ward 7 of Evin.
  • Esmail Barzegari transferred from ward 350 to ward 7 of Evin.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Saghi Fadaee, Baha’i from Mashhad, arrested again.
  • Seyed Ali-Asghar Gharavi, journalist and political activist, begins serving his 6 month sentence.

C-Liberations
  • Behieh Manavipour, Baha’i, released on bail.
  • Mohsen Shoja, political activist, released on 50 million toman bail.

D-Other News
  • Khaled Herdani, Kurdish political activist, ends his hunger strike.
  • Cell of Hamid-Reza Moradi-Sarvestani, dervish Gonabadi, raided.
  • Mohammad-Reza Pourshajari (Siamak Mehr), political prisoner recently released, denied passport.
  • 40% of political and civic activist in prison, are Kurdish citizen.
  • Common law prisoners join dervishes’ hunger strike.
  • Families of dervishes on hunger strike organize a sit-in in visit hall of prisons.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Ghoncheh Ghavami, British citizen, will be detained for 60 more days.
  • Badi Hosseinpanahi, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 7 years in prison.
  • Sasan Soleimani, producer of “Happy” video, sentenced to 1 year suspended for 3 years.
  • 3 executions postponed in Bandar Abbas due to request of victims’ families.
  • 4 suicides in Rejaei Shahr prison last week.
  • 4 Razi petrochemical workers sentenced to lashes and imprisonment.
  • One political Kurdish political prisoner hanged on Monday in Urmia prison.
  • One hanging in Qom on Tuesday.
  • Two hangings in Urmia on Wednesday.
  • 5 public hangings in Shiraz on Thursday.
  • 8 hangings in Kerman prison on Thursday.
  • 4 hangings in Bandar Abbas on Thursday.

University – Culture
  • Nora Sabet, Baha’i, denied access to University.
  • Cyber police claims that 135 prostitution pages were found on Facebook.
  • Many Iranian writers publish their books in Afghanistan to bypass censure.

Iran abroad
  • Iran is sending troops to Iraq to fight against Islamic State.
  • Large delegation from German University visits Iran.
  • France drops case against MEK after 11-year.
  • Zarif, Ashton meet at Iran UN mission in New York.
  • Kenya detains two Iranians on suspicion of planning attacks.
  • Zarif meets North Korea FM in Tehran.
  • Hossein Dehghan, Iran’s Defense Minister meets president of Turkmenistan in Ashkabad.
  • Meeting between Rouhani and Zarif with the Slovak Foreign Minister.
  • Rouhani meets Azerbaijan minister of trade and commerce in Tehran.

Iran Economics
  • EU court rescinds Iran central bank sanctions.
  • Indian imports of Iranian oil rose by nearly half to 271,000 barrels per day (bpd) in January-August from a year ago.

Iran Politics
  • Ministry objects to patrols enforcing hijab.
  • Iran to scrap 400,000 cars to ease pollution.
  • The reformist camp led by Mohammad Khatami is aligning itself with the technocratic faction of Ayatollah Ali-Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani for the March 2016 parliamentary election. 

Miscellaneous
  • Explosion at Iran's Keyvan Ardakan steel plant.
  • Kurdish activists in Sanandaj burn Isis flag.
  • Iran wins 2014 Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships.
  • Official with Iran's Asian Games delegation charged with sexual harassment and banned from leaving South Korea.
  • Clashes in Mariwan, several members of  Islamic Revolutionary Guards killed and injured in the clash.
  • Queiroz will remain at his post in Iran national team.


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