mardi 31 mars 2015

Week 08 - 2015

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Sunni prisoner Shouresh Ayneh Bokani transferred to Urmia Intelligence.
  • Journalist Green political activist, Rajai Shahr prisoner Masoud Bastani moved to hospital.
  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, workers’ rights activist transferred to quarantine of Rajai Shahr prison.
  • Atena Faraghdani transferred to hospital.
  • 16th day hunger striker Mohamadreza Pourshajari lost consciousness moved to hospital.
  • Kurdish political prisoner Mohammad Hossein Rezaei moved to Bandar Abbas prison.
  • Labor Activist Hasan Ahmadi arrested in Marivan.
  • Journalist student activist Ahmad Asgari arrested to serve 5-year prison.
  • Yazd Baha'i Fariba Ashtari begins her 2-year prison sentence.
  • Political activist Ali Maghami arrested to serve his 4 months.
  • Civil activist Yadollah Mohammadi arrested in Divandareh.
  • Mahabad Kurdish journalist Kavan Mohammadpour arrested
  • Shiraz Gonabadi Dervish Saleh Moradi arrested.
  • Cultural-Social Deputy of Mashhad Ferdowsi University Ali Yousefi arrested.
  • Civil activist Aydin Zakeri arrested in Meshkin Shahr.
  • 35 men and 40 women arrested during a party in Salmas.
  • Mona Aghdasi, Baha’i, freed in Isfahan.
  • Shiva Aghsani, Baha’i, freed in Isfahan.
  • Peyman Atefi, Baha’i, freed in Isfahan.
  • Kavian Dehghan, Baha’i, freed in Isfahan.
  • Gharchak political prisoner, human rights activist Negar Haeri released on bail.
  • Political prisoner Amir Khorram released on furlough.
  • Shayan Kosar, Baha’i, freed in Isfahan.
  • Student activist Saha Mortezai released on bail.
  • Kousha Rahimi, Baha’i, freed in Isfahan.
  • Nika Rajabi, Baha’i, freed in Isfahan.
  • Negar Sobhanian, Baha’i, freed in Isfahan.
D-Other News
  • Kurdish political prisoner Mostafa Armin assaulted beaten in Barazjan prison.
  • Baha’i Shahram Chinian beaten in prison.
  • Gonabadi Dervish Kazem Dehghan's vehicle shot in Kavar.
  • Kurdish Mahabad prisoners brothers Kordpour winners of Raha Human Rights Award.
  • Zoroastrian Arash Moghadam Aslanpour beaten in prison.
News of injustice in Iran
  • Baha'i Manouchehr Kholousi sentenced to 6-years in prison.
  • 6 hangings on Saturday in Urmia prison.
  • 8 hangings on Monday in Bandar Abbas.
  • 4 hangings on Monday in Arak.
  • 3 hangings on Tuesday in Rasht.
  • One hanging in Tabas on Wednesay.
  • 2 public hangings in Kermanshah on Wednesday.
  • One hanging in Sanadaj on Friday.
  • 2 death row prisoners spared in Malayer.
University – Culture
  • Rouzan newspaper ban lifted.
  • Iranian Baha’i library sealed.
  • Iranian websites of Jamaran and Baharnews filtered. 
  • Teachers escalate protests by skipping class.
  • Several hundred of Qum Seminary students protest against continued detention of Ayatollah Nikounam.
  • Miners continue strike over firings, right to protest. 
Iran abroad
  • Two bombs explode at residence of Iran ambassador in Libya; IS claims the attack.
  • UAE court sentences six Iranians to life in jail over British businessman's kidnapping.
  • Iran’s Kabul embassy rocked in bomb attack targeting Turks: 2 casualties.
  • Tajik Interior Minister visits Tehran.
  • Minsters of Communication of Iran and Somalia meet in Tehran.

Iran Politics
  • Iran pro-reform political party holds 1st congress.
  • Police forces collect satellite dishes in Urmia.
  • Geneva rights summit to bestow 2015 Women’s Rights Award on Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad.
  • Iranian federation open a women section of struggle.

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dimanche 29 mars 2015

Week 07 - 2015

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Amir Amirgholi moved to solitary.
  • Hamid Babaei moved to solitary.
  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh moved to Rejaei Shahr quarantine.
  • Peyman Mirzaee transferred to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Death row Kurdish prisoner Saman Naseem moved to solitary.
  • Amir-Houshang Navaei moved to solitary.
  • Asou Rostami moved to solitary.
  • Lawyer Mohammad Seifzadeh moved to hospital.
  • Saeed Shirzad moved to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Mona Aghdasi, Baha’i, arrested in Isfahan. 
  • Shiva Aghsani, Baha’i, arrested in Isfahan.
  • Civic activist Eslam Ali-Akbarlou arrested. 
  • Kavian and Aref Dehghan, Baha’is, arrested in Isfahan.
  • Peyman Atefi, Baha’i, arrested in Isfahan.
  • Shahab Dehvari, student, arrested in Zabol.
  • Mehrad and Safa Forghani, Baha’is, arrested in Tehran.
  • Civic activist Amin Hajilou arrested.
  • Elham Karambakhsh, Baha’i, arrested in Tehran.
  • Shayan Kawtar, Baha’i, arrested in Isfahan.
  • Civic activist Araz Khasehtarash arrested.
  • Mona Mehrabi, Baha’i, arrested in Tehran.
  • Nationalist activist Mohammad Mozafari arrested in Tehran.
  • Kauthar and Houshang Rahimi, Baha’is, arrested in Isfahan.
  • Nika Rajabi, Baha’i, arrested in Isfahan.
  • Political activist Ali Shariati arrested.
  • Negar Sobhaneyan, Baha’i, arrested in Isfahan.
  • Christian convert Rasoul Abdollahi released on parole.
  • Journalist student activist Evin prisoner Zahra Khandan released.
  • Hatem Samadi, workers’ rights activist, released.
  • Women's rights activist prisoner Fereshteh Toosi released from Evin prison.
  • Rozita Vaseghi freed after 5 years.
 D-Other News
  • Omid Alishenas is on hunger strike.
  • Masoud Arabchobdar is on hunger strike.
  • Hamid Babaei is on hunger strike.
  • Saeed Shirzad is on hunger strike.
 News of injustice in Iran
  • Mehrnameh's Chief Editor Forouzandeh Adibi sentenced to a fine and a year in prison.
  • Akbar Amini’s sentence extended to 10 years.
  • Kurdish brothers Ali and Habib Afshari, political activists, executed in Urmia prison.
  • Kurdish student Asou Azizi sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • Oghor Chalbi sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  • Iraj Darafshi sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  • Sanandaj Court of Appeals upheld the one year imprisonment sentence of Farhad Shafizadeh, a Philosophy major student at Tabriz University.
  • Member of Erfan Halgheei (Inter-Universalism Group), Masoumeh Zia was sentenced to 1 year imprisonment + 74 lashes.
  • 2 hangings in Chah Bahar.
  • 4 hangings in Shiraz and 2 in Kerman on Sunday.
  • 5 hangings in Urmia on Monday.
  • 6 hangings in Bam on Monday.
  • 2 hangings in Bandar Abbas on Monday.
  • One hanging in Mashhad on Monday.
  • One hanging in Shiraz.
  • One hanging in Mashhadon Friday.
 University – Culture
  • Jafar Panahi’sTaxi” wins Golden Bear in Berlin.
  • Classical music Iranian vocalist Ali Reza Eftekhari's concert cancelled in Kermanshah.
  • Weekly “Noh Dey”banned again.
  • Mariam Heidarzadeh finally allowed publishing her poetry book.
  • Population doubled since the 1979 revolution, number of University students increased by 2500% 
  • Iran MPs wear medical face masks to protest air pollution.
  • Residents of Abadan take to the street to protest pollution.
  • The protests in Ahvaz go on.
  • Thousand workers of Louleh Safa factory ended their 14-day strike.
 Iran abroad
  • Chinese Prime Minister visits Tehran.
  • Ali Larijani meets Chinese foreign minister.
  • Eshagh Jahangiri meets Nouri Al Maleki in Baghdad.
  • Mohammad Shariat Madari meets Afghan president in Kabul.
Iran Economics
  • Iranian built cement factory opens in Venezuela.
  • 573 Iranians appears in the Swiss Leaks file for a total of USD1.5 billion.
 Iran Politics
  • Iran prohibits armed forces involvement in elections.
  • Former Iranian VP begins serving sentence for corruption.
  • 350 kg explosives found in Sistan Balochistan; terrorist network dismantled.
  • Dust problem spreads to Bushehr.
  • Heavily armed “terrorist” team arrested in Sistan-Baluchistan.
  • Destruction of a church in Salmas.
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samedi 28 mars 2015

Week 06 - 2015

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
  • Mostafa Daneshjou has an heart attack, transferred to hospital.
  • Peyman Mirzaie moved to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Mohammad-Reza Pourshajari (Siamak Mehr) transferred to solitary in Rejaei Shahr.
  • Saeed Razavi-Faghih transferred from hospital to Rejaei Shahr without finishing treatment.
  • Saeed Sangar transferred from Sanandaj to Urmia prison.
  • Farah Baghi, Baha’I, begins serving her sentence in Yazd.
  • Shahab Dehvari, medical student, arrested in Zabol.
  • Reza Jelodarzadeh, journalist, arrested.
  • Alireza Mostakhdem, Kurdish citizen, arrested in Kermanshah.
  • Ali Rezaei, Azeri journalist, arrested at Mehrabad airport.
  • Hatam Samadi, Kurdish workers’ rights activist, arrested in Sanandaj and released the same day.
  • Ahmad Zeidabadi released on furlough.
D-Other News
  • Atena Farghdani begins a hunger strike in Gharchak prison.
  • Zeinab Jalalian, Kurdish prisoner, denied visits in Khoy prison.
  • Mohammad-Reza Pourshajari (Siamak Mehr) begins a hunger strike.
News of injustice in Iran
  • Ribvar Abdollahi, Kurdish workers’ rights activist, sentenced to 1 year in prison.
  • Manouchehr Kholousi, Baha’i, sentenced to 6 years in prison.
  • Man sentenced to removal of eye and ear - Doctors deny carrying out the sentence.
  • 20 Tabriz football supporters sentenced to prison and lashes.
  • Court rejects complaint of several Baha’is students.
  • One man pardoned at the gallows in Qom.
University – Culture
  • Wall collapse halts renovation at historic Tomb of Daniel.
  • Security guards sealed Mashhad Sunni School "Sonat Nabavi".
  • Hundreds of students protest at Tehran University dorm.
  • Unprecedented dust storm sparks protests in western Iran
Iran abroad
  • Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia and Iran on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.
  • Another Iranian commander killed in Iraq.
  • Iran's Vice-President meets Pope Francis.
  • Zarif meets with Iraqi Prime Minister
  • Rouhani meets with Indian National Security Advisor.
  • Iran reiterates support for a unified Yemeni government.
Iran Politics
  • Women’s affairs chief promotes “positive reinforcement” of hijab.
  • Iran’s government tries to play matchmaker.
  •  Rouhani's VP of Women's Affairs visited the notorious Gharchak prison and met with Atena Farghdani and Hakimeh Shokri.
  • Administrative Court voted against Baha'is entry at University.
  • Khamenei stresses that no agreement is better than a bad agreement.
  • Motahari website has been filtered.
  • Dust problem escalates from Ahvaz to other cities.
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