vendredi 24 avril 2015

Week 16 - 2015

Prisoners’ News

A- Transfers

  • Ramezan Ahmad-Kamal, Kurdish activist, transferred to hospital.
  • Mohammad-Amin Akramipour, Facebook activist, transferred to Evin 8.
  • Masoud Ghasem-Khani, Facebook activist, transferred to Evin 8.
  • Amir Golestani, Facebook activist, transferred to Evin 8.
  • Fariborz Kardarfar, Facebook activist, transferred to Evin 8.
  • Political prisoner Khosro Mansourian moved to hospital.
  • Journalist Saeed Pourheydar moved to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Journalist and political activist Keyvan Samimi back to Rejaei Shahr from hospital.
  • Gonabadi dervish Saleheldin Moradi Sarvestani moved to Nezam prison.
  • Masoud  Talebi, Facebook activist, transferred to Evin 8.
  • Mehdi Reyshahri-Tangestani, Facebook activist, transferred to Evin 8.


  • Mohammad-Reza Ali-Payam "Haloo", starts serving his sentence in Evin.
  • Hasan Bazrafkan, Baha’i, begins serving his 1 year sentence.
  • Farima Farzandi, Baha’i, arrested in Tehran.
  • Alireza Hashemi, Secretary General of Teachers’ Association, arrested.
  • Badi Hossein-Panahi arrested.
  • Samad Khatibi, filmmaker, arrested and sent to Evin.


  • Azeri activist Alireza Farshi-Yakaneli released on bail.
  • Baha’i Nooshin Khadem freed at the end of her sentence.
  • Baha’i Amanollah Mostaghim released on furlough.
  • Political activist Hasan Tafah, 86 years old, released on furlough.
  • Leader student activist Majid Tavakoli released on furlough.

D-Other News

  • House of Baha’i Jamaloldin Khanjani destroyed by authorities.
  • Political activist Mohammad Maleki banned from leaving the country.

News of injustice in Iran

  • Death row prisoner Arzhang Davoudi sentenced to 3 extra years in prison.
  • Christian convert Ebrahim Firouzi was sentenced to 5years imprisonment. 
  • Civic activist Saeed Hosseinzadeh sentenced to 7 years in prison.
  • 16 hangings in Mashhad and Birjand on Sunday.
  • 4 hangings in Isfahan on Monday.
  • 4 hangings in Zahedan on Monday.
  • 2 hangings in Shiraz on Tuesday.
  • 3 hangings in Ardebil.
  • 9 hangings in Bandar Abbas on Thursday.

University – Culture

  • Ensafnews Website filtered.


  • Animal-rights activists in Shiraz protest apparent stray-dog killings.
  • Protest rally of 1,000 rural telecommunication workers in Tehran.

Iran abroad

  • Iran submits four-point Yemen peace plan to United Nations.
  • Australian FM visits Iran.
  • Afghan president visits Iran.
  • Foreign and oil minister of Venezuela visit Tehran.
  • Defense Minister Dehghan meets with Azeri President in Baku.
  • The Deputy Foreign Minister of Syria met with Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad-Javad Zarif in Tehran.
  • Rouhani visits Jakarta.
  • Rouhani meets with Prime Minister of Japan.
  • Tehran summons Saudi charge d'affaires.
  • Defense Minister Dehghan holds talks with Lebanon, Pakistan, and Turkey.


  •  Dust descends on Tehran.

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