samedi 18 octobre 2014

Week 42 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Masoumeh Zia, member of Halgheh Erfan, moved to Evin Intel ward.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Nahid Gorji, Cyberactvist, arrested in Mashhad.
  • Soraya Nakhaei, coach of Halgheh Erfan, arrested in Kermanshah.
  • Documentary film maker Mohammad Nourizad violently arrested and freed the day after.
  • Student activist Maryam Shafipour is back to Evin after 6 days on medical furlough.
  • 20 Tazeh Abad Sunni citizens arrested.
  • 3,000 people arrested on drug charges in West Azerbaijan in the last 6 months.
  • Iran arrests 14 gunmen involved in Saravan attacks.
  • 35 people arrested during a dinner party.

C-Liberations
  • Mohsen Barzegar, student activist, freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Maliheh Biganian relased on bail.
  • Masoumeh Zia relased on bail.

D-Other News
  • After 11 days on hunger strike, Atena Farghdani, goes on dry hunger strike.
  • After 11 days on hunger strike, Ghoncheh Ghavami goes on dry hunger strike.
  • Ahmad Karimi deprived of phone calls and visits.
  • Influenza outbreaks in Urmia prison.

News of injustice in Iran
  • 3 years sentence for death row prisoner Soheil Arabi upheld.
  • Babak Asiaei sentence reduced from 3 years to 1.5 year for eid e Fetr.
  • Mehdi Dolati-Darabad sentence reduced from 5 years to 1 year for eid e Fetr.
  • Ali Nozar-Nozaripour sentence reduced from 10 years to 2.5 years for eid e Fetr.
  • Mehdi Tadini sentence reduced from 2 years to 9 months for eid e Fetr.

University – Culture
  • Salem Salavati, Ali Asgari, Tofigh Amani and Mohsen Makhmalbaf dedicated the prizes they won at Beirut film festival to the defenders of Kobane.
  • Concert of Shahram Nazeri in Nishapour cancelled.

Iran Economics
  • 17% increase in production of steel alloy compared to last year.
  • Indian refiners will pay $500 million to Iran next week, the second installment in an interim deal .

Iran Politics
  • Dervishes under travel ban.
  • Ahmad Shaheed not allowed to visit Iran.
  • Parliamentary Jebhe-ye Paydari [Steadfastness Front] faction presents a bill demanding reduction the salary of public servants who have “bad hijab.” 

Miscellaneous
  • Iranshahr Social Affairs Chief Bahram Bashandeh survived a murder attempt.
  • Iran police, NAJA, plane cashes in SE Iran. 7 on board killed, including 4 NAJA personnel.
  • Two Iranian guards, one Pakistani officer killed in shootout


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