samedi 31 janvier 2015

Week 04 - 2015

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Political activist Amir Amir-Gholi moved from solitary to public ward in Evin.
  • Political activist Ali Ebadi-Jamkhaneh transferred to hospital.
  • Political activist Fakhroldin Faraji moved to hospital for surgery.
  • Lawyer Afshin Karampour is back to Evin.
  • Baha’i Foad Moghadam sent to hospital.

  • Lawyer Mostafa Daneshjou sent back to Evin despite doctors’ advice.
  • Naser Abdol-Hosseinzadeh, Azeri activist, sent to Meshkin-Shahr prison to serve his 6 months sentence.
  • Mohammad-Reza Roein-Otoufat begins serving his 10 years sentence in Evin.

  • Political activist Ghorban-Ali Behzadiannejad released on furlough.
  • Student activist Mahdieh Golroo released on bail.
  • Christian convert Vahid Hakani freed on parole.

D-Other News
  • Ali-Asghar Mahmoudian not allowed to attend his mother’s funeral.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Detention order for journalist Yaghma Fashkhami extended.
  • Mehdi Farahi-Shandiz sentenced to 3 extra years in prison.
  • Sentence of 20 years for Facebook activist Seyed Masoud  Talebi confirmed by Supreme Court.
  • 7 hangings in Minab on Saturday.
  • One hanging in Esfahan on Sunday.
  • 3 hangings in Kerman on Sunday.
  • 3 hangings in Hamedan on Monday.
  • One hanging in Shiraz on Tuesday.
  • 2 hangings in Arak on Tuesday.
  • One hanging in Tehran on Wednesday.
  • 2 hangings in Isfahan on Wednesday. 

University – Culture
  • Musician Majid Derakhshani banned from traveling abroad.
  • Setareh Sobh weekly publication banned for publishing MP Motahari's critical letter to the Judiciary Chief.

  • A thousand workers on strike in the coal mines of Eastern Alborz.
  • Laid-off refinery workers protest plant closure.

Iran abroad
  • Ali Shamkhani, the Supreme National Security Council Secretary, met with Irakli Garibashvili, Parliament Speaker of Georgia.
  • Mohammad-Javad Zarif is in Yerevan.
  • Vice-president of German parliament visits Tehran.
  • Velayati meets with President Putin in Moscow.
  • Economy Minister visits Azerbaijan.

Iran Economics
  • Supply problem shuts down sugar refinery.
  • Illegal currency exchange agencies sealed in Tehran.

Iran Politics
  • Iran's foreign minister summoned to parliament over walk with Kerry.
  • Police raid homes in Paveh to collect satellites.

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