samedi 10 janvier 2015

Week 01 - 2015

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Fakhroldin Faraji, political prisoner, moved to sick prisoners ward in Tabas prison.
  • Seyed Hadi Hosseini Kurdish death row prisoner moved to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Jamaloldin Khanjani transferred to hospital.
  • Sedigh Mohammadi, Kurdish death row prisoner moved to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Hamzeh Savari, Arab prisoner in Rejaei-Shahr, transferred to hospital.

  • Ayatollah Mohammad-Reza Nekouman arrested in Qom.
  • Saeed Pourheydar, journalist, arrested one month after his return to Iran.
  • 50 women arrested for un-Islamic dress.
  • 30 arrested in a Baluch village.

  • Baha’i Nasim Ashrafi on medical leave on 50 million tomans.
  • Journalist Serajedin Mir-Damadi released on furlough.

D-Other News
  • 59 political prisoners are on hunger strike in Ahvaz..

News of injustice in Iran
  • Sentence of 1 extra year in prison confirmed for Peyman Aref.
  • Musician composer Majid Derakhshani forbidden to travel.
  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, workers’ rights activist finishing his 5 years sentence in Rejaei Shahr, sentenced to 9.5 extra years in connection with Black Thursday.
  • Arash Moghadam-Aslanpour (Ashaei) sentenced to one extra year in prison.
  • Saber Mokhled Mavaneh, Kurdish political prisoner, executed in Urmia prison.
  • The fingers of an alleged thief cut in Yazd province.
  • 4 public hangings on Sunday in Mashhad.
  • One hanging in Ghazvin on Tuesday.
  • 3 hangings in Urmia on Tuesday.
  • One hanging in Urmia on Wednesday.

University – Culture
  • The ban on “Enteghab” website lifter after 90 days.
  • Iranian novelist Zoya Pirzad received France’s Chevalier of Legion of Honor.
  • Iran closes down 17 foreign channel offices.
  • WhatsApp, LINE and Tango are now filtered.

  • End of strike at Pars Wagon in Arak.
  • Tehran bus drivers protest for housing allowances.

Iran abroad
  • French and German Foreign Ministry representatives travel to Tehran.
  • Venezuela president visits Iran.

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