vendredi 1 mai 2015

Week 17 - 2015

Prisoners’ News
A- Transfers
 
 
 
  • Poet and satirist Mohammad-Reza Ali-Payam "Haloo" moved to Rejaei Shahr.
  • Masoud Bastani back to prison.
  • Seyed Mohammad Ebrahimi hospitalized.

B-Arrests-Detentions
  • Kurdish workers’ rights activist Reza Amjadi arrested.
  • Student activist Ehsan Dolatshah arrested and sent to Evin.
  • Kurdish workers’ rights activist Osman Esmaili arrested.
  • Political activist Farkhondeh Kargar arrested in Shiraz.
  • Political activist Mohammad-Javad Keshvarzi arrested in Shiraz.
  • Mehran Khandel, Baha’i, arrested in Hamadan.
  • Workers’ rights activist Ebrahim Madadi arrested.
  • Political activist Omid Masoudi arrested in Shiraz.
  • Journalist and political activist Hossein Nouraninejad begins serving his 1 year sentenced in Evin.
  • Workers’ rights activist Davoud Razavi arrested.
  • Kurdish workers’ rights activist Mahmoud Salehi arrested.
  • Political activist Mehdi-Sadat Shojaei arrested in Shiraz.
  • Student activist Majid Tavakoli returned to prison after one week out on furlough and only 13 days before his sentence is complete.

C-Liberations
  • Farideh and Parvaneh Ayoubi, Baha’is from Hamedan, released on bail.
  • Hamid and Masoud Azar-Noosh, Baha’is from Hamedan, released on bail.
  • Mahmoud Badevam, Baha’i, freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Political activist Ahmad Hashemi on a 3 days furlough for the death of his wife.
  • Mina Hemmati, Baha’i from Hamedan, released on bail.
  • Mehran Khandel, Baha’i from Hamedan, released on bail.
  • Fataneh Moshtagh, Baha’i from Hamedan, released on bail.
  • Davar Nabilzadeh, Baha’i, freed at the end of his 5 years sentence.
  • Shahin Rashedi, Baha’i from Hamedan, released on bail.
  • Farhad Sadeghi, Baha’i, freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Romina Tabibi, Baha’i from Hamedan, released on bail.
  • Atefeh Zahedi, Baha’i from Hamedan, released on bail.
  • Ramin Zibaei, freed at the end of his sentence.

D-Other News
  • Ghadrieh Ghaderi begins a hunger strike in Yasouj prison.
  • Journalist Saeed Pourheydar is on hunger strike.

News of injustice in Iran
  • Armenian Christian Sevada Aghasar sentenced to 5 years in prison.
  • Mohammad-Amin Akramipour, Facebook activist, sentenced to 7 years by Appeals.
  • Masoud Ghasem-Khani, Facebook activist, sentenced to 7 years by Appeals.
  • Amir Golestani, Facebook activist, sentenced to 7 years by Appeals.
  • Fariborz Kardarfar, Facebook activist, sentenced to 7 years by Appeals.
  • Mehdi Reyshahri-Tangestani, Facebook activist, sentenced to 5 years by Appeals.
  • 9 hangings in Shiraz last Wednesday.
  • 9 hangings in Bandar Abbas last Thursday.
  • One hanging in Ghazvin on Wednesday.
  • One hanging in Sanadaj on Thursday.
  • Kermanshah death row prisoner pardoned by family’s victim.
  • 2 death row prisoners pardoned by family’s victim.
University – Culture
  • Women magazine "Zanan Emrouz" banned.
  • Kermanshah teacher fired because of her faith.
  • Sattar Beheshti posthumously received the 2015 Pen-New England Vasyl Stus Freedom to Write Award.

Protests
  • Over 150 train workers protest in Ahvaz against wages delay then go on strike.

Iran abroad
  • Iran, Iraq sign security agreement.
  • Syrian Defense Minister arrives in Tehran.

 
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