samedi 15 novembre 2014

Week 46 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Ali Aslanpour back to Rejaei Shahr from hospital.
  • Afshin Baymani moved to solitary in Rejaei Shahr prison and then back to general ward.
  • Arjang Davoudi moved to solitary in Rejaei Shahr prison and then to hospital and back to prison.
  • Ghoncheh Ghavami moved to Gharchak prison.
  • Serajedin Mir-Damadi, journalist, moved to financial ward of Evin.
  • Ali Moradi, Kurdish political prisoner, beaten in Minab and transferred to solitary.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Ahmad and Hossein Al-Bavi, Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Abu-Masoud Al-Badavi, Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Seyyed Jasem Al-Boshokeh (Abu-Forough), Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Hasan Al-Hazbavi (Abu-Ali), Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Ahmad Al-Heidari (Abu-Howra) and Hamid Al-Heidari (Abu-Amjad), Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Hachem Al-Naseri, Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Aghil Al-Saadi, Amin Al-Saadi (Abu-Yousri) and Shaghigheh-Mohammad Al-Saadi, Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Abbas Al-Sari, Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Raham Barakchizadeh, arrested during Ashur 2009, goes to Evin to serve his 7.5 years sentence.
  • Ghazban Beit-Sayah, Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Adnan Rahmat-Panah, Baha’i, begins serving his sentence in Shiraz.
  • Najeeb Raisi, Sunni Muslim, arrested in Sistan Baluchistan.
  • Masoud Rezaei, Christian convert, begins serving his 5 years sentence in Shiraz.
  • Mohammad Saedi, Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • Mohammad Tilas-Al-Silawi (Abu-Nasr) and Naser-Mohammad Tilas-Al-Silavi (Abu-Anas), Sunni Ahvazi, arrested.
  • 62 Afghan citizens arrested during riots in Shahr-e-Rey.
  • 230 Kurds arrested in Eastern Kurdistan during protests in support of Kobane.
  • 16 sunni activists arrested during Coran teaching session.

C-Liberations
  • Amin Al-Saadi (Abu-Yousri), Ahvazi Sunni, freed after interrogatories.
  • Behzad (Hossein) Asiaei, civic activist, freed by clemency.
  • Seyyed Amar Kalantari, journalist, on a two days furlough.
  • Kaveh Rahimi, civic activist, freed by clemency.
  • Homayoun Shokouhi, Christian convert, released on parole.
  • Reyhaneh Tabatabaei, journalist, freed at the end of her sentence.
  • Hojatoleslam Ali Zakeri released on furlough.

D-Other News
  • Arjang Davoudi on hunger strike.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Marivan Abdolkarim Reza, Iraqi Kurd, sentenced to 33 years in prison by Supreme Court for Moharebeh.
  • Mostafa Shomali, human rights activist, sentenced to 7 years in prison.
  • One hanging in Mashhad on Saturday.
  • One public hanging in Shiraz on Wednesday.

University – Culture
  • Iranian film "I'm Not Angry" still censored screening postponed in Iran.
  • Semnan University Economics Professor Mikael Azimi expelled after 4 years teaching.
  • Iranian film maker Dariush Merhjoui received French medal for Arts and Letters.
  • Filtering committee rejects proposal to block Viber.

Protests
  • A group of students from the International University of Qazvin gathered to protest the recent acid throwing assualts on women in Isfahan and the authorities' failure to arrest the culprits.

Iran abroad
  • Kerry, Zarif, Ashton start nuclear talks in Oman.
  • Iraqi VP Maliki arrives in Tehran.
  • One Iranian nuclear engineer killed in Syria.
  • Russia signs a contract to build two other nuclear reactors in Bushehr.
  • Rouhani travels to Azerbaijan.
  • Austrian defense minister visits Tehran.

Iran Economics
  • Iran Khodro exports 1400 cars during first seven months; it is 100% increase compared to last year.

Iran Politics
  • Mohammad Sarafraz replacing Ezzatollah Zarghami at the head of IRIB.
  • Basij forces given go ahead to enforce hijab compliance.
  • Authorities have accepted a request to let two UN Human Rights rapporteurs visit Iran in the coming year.
  • The Iranian Ministry of Sports has reacted to public pressure and announced it has plans to designate a section of stadiums to female spectators

Miscellaneous
  • More than 170 homeless in Kerman after a storm.
  • FIVB not to award any more events to Iran till ban on women lifted and Ghoncheh Ghavami is released.
  • Another Baha’I, Narges Barghi,  denied burial in Tabriz.


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