samedi 22 novembre 2014

Week 47 - 2014

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Mostafa Daneshjou transferred to hospital.
  • Abdolreza Ghanbari, teacher, transferred from Borazjan to Rejaei Shahr.

  • Alireza Jahanshahi, cleric student, arrested during Friday prayers in Semnan.
  • Atta Rajabi, Baha’i, arrested in Hamedan.
  • Hasan Tafah, 85 years old, suffering of blood cancer, back to Rejaei Shahr at the end of his medical furlough.
  • Saeed Yasaei, follower of Erfan Halgheh, arrested.
  • Hojatoleslam Ali Zakeri is back to Evin at the end of furlough.

  • Mohammad-Amin Abdollahi, Kurdish political prisoner, released on furlough.
  • Maryam Alsadat-Yahyahvi, activist, released.
  • Hossein Derakhshan, father of blogging in Iran, pardoned by supreme leader.
  • Seyyed Ali-Asghar Gharavi, journalist and cleric, released at the end of his sentence.
  • Faran Hesami, Baha’i, released on 3 days furlough.
  • Mostafa Nili, student activist, freed at the end of his sentence.

D-Other News
  • Siamak Ghaderi, journalist, honored with the CPJ' 2014 International Press Freedom Awards.
  • Arash Sadeghi’s temporary detention extended for 2 months.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Nemat Fatehi, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 15 years in prison by Appeals.
  • Mohsen Khoda-Bandeh-Lou, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 15 years in prison by Appeals.
  • Iraj Lohrasb, Baha’i, sentenced to two years in prison for Facebook activity.
  • Tanaz Mohammadi, Baha’i, sentenced to one year in prison for Facebook activity.
  • Kianoosh Rostami, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 15 years in prison by Appeals.
  • 2 hangings in Zahedan last Thursday.
  • 3 public hangings in Bandar Abbas on Saturday.
  • One hanging in Ghaem Shahr on Thursday.

University – Culture
  • Tehran University Professor Mostafa Malekian intervention canceled by basijis.

  • Sit-in in front of bar association continues in support of Nasrin Sotoudeh.
  • Protest in Yasouj, several people arrested.
  • Rally in support of Mohammad-Ali Taheri held in front of Evin.
  • Thousands rally against legislative attack on workers’ rights.

Iran abroad
  • China's top domestic security chief visits Iran to push for anti-terror cooperation.
  • Iran uses China bank to transfer funds to Quds-linked companies.
  • UN resolution on Iran passes with 78 positive and 35 negative votes.

Iran Economics
  • Iranian airports' incomes do not cover their expenses.
  • An Iran/American chamber of Commerce was establish in Maryland.
  • 58% increase in trade with countries members of EU.

Iran Politics
  • For the 4th time, nominee for Science Minister is refused by Parliament.

  • Iranian weightlifter takes gold at World Championships.
  • Homes of two Baha’is burned in Hamadan.
  • Mostafa Pashaei, pop idol's funeral draws biggest crowds in Iran since 2009 unrest.

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