samedi 11 octobre 2014

Week 41 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Rasoul Abdollahi transferred from Evin to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Soheil Babadei transferred from Evin to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Ebrahim Firouzi transferred from Evin to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Alireza Kazemzadeh transferred from Evin to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Karim Marouf-Aziz returned to Rejaei Shahr the day after a heart surgery.
  • Arash Moghadam-Aslanpour (Ashaei) transferred from Evin to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Seyed Alireza Seyedian transferred from Evin to Rejaei Shahr.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Iraj Amidi, member of Halgheh Erfan, arrested.
  • Emad Baghi, converted to Christianity, arrested in Esfahan.
  • Maliheh Biganian, member of Halgheh Erfan, arrested.
  • Narges Farhadi, member of Halgheh Erfan, arrested.
  • Hiva Fouladi, Kurdish journalist, arrested in Saghez.
  • ,Shahram Ghaedi converted to Christianity, arrested in Esfahan.
  • Mohammad Modarresi, Kurdish Sunni, arrested in Mahabad.
  • Ali Nouri, Kurd living in Tehran, arrested during a protest in support of Kobani.
  • Asou Rostami, Kurd living in Tehran, arrested during a protest in support of Kobani.
  • Salar Saeedi, Kurdish Sunni, arrested in Mahabad.
  • Heshmat Shafiei, converted to Christianity, arrested in Esfahan.
  • Masoumeh Zia, member of Halgheh Erfan, arrested.
  • 47 boys and girls arrested during a party in Tehran.

C-Liberations
  • Journalist Bahman Ahmadi-Amouee freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Journalist Yeganeh Salehi freed on bail.
  • Workers’ rights activist Reza Shahabi released on medical furlough.
  • Ramin Tonbakouei freed from Evin.

D-Other News
  • Ghoncheh Ghavami, women’s rights’ activist, launches a hunger strike.
  • Zahra Rahnavard had eye surgery; her family was not allowed to attend.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Arjang Davoudi sentenced to 2 extra years by Appeals.
  • Chief Editor of Bahar newspaper Saeed Pourazizi acquitted.
  • One hanging in Zahedan.

University – Culture
  • Iranian documentary 'Banooye Urmia' wins a prize in Finland after winning one in Rhode Island and in Croatia.

Protests
  • Protest in front of Evin for British woman.
  • Protests in all Kurdish towns and in Tehran in support of Kobane.

Iran abroad
  • Zarif meets with Dominique de Villepin, former French FM.
  • Rouhani meets with new Afghan president.

Iran Economics
  • The trade volume between March-September 2014 grew by 22% to 53 billion dollars.
  • Unemployment is down by 1.2% compared to last year and is now at 9.5%. The youth (15 to 21) unemployment rate is 22.9%.

Iran Politics
  • Sunni citizens prevented from holding Eid-el-Adha prayers in Tehran.
  • The Commission for the Affairs of the Council has approved a plan to increase the number of representatives in the house of the nation to 310 persons.

Miscellaneous
  • Fire at Iranian defense industry plant kills two people.
  • Several policemen killed in Sistan-Balochistan.


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