News from Iran – Week 15 – 2014

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Prisoners’ News

A-Transfers

  • Hasan Javani transferred to solitary in Bandar Abbas prison.
  • Mohammad Seifzadeh transferred to Tehran Heart hospital.

B-Arrests-Detentions

  • Meyad Ahmadi arrested in Sanandaj.
  • Mahmoud Bagheri is back to prison at the end of furlough.
  • Rahman Ghahremanpour-Bonab is back to prison at the end of furlough.
  • Ghazab Golparipour, brother of executed Kurdish prisoner Habibollah Golparipour, arrested in Sanandaj.
  • Shahoo Heidari, arrested in Sanandaj.
  • Nader Jani is back to prison at the end of furlough.
  • Hamid Kerbasi is back to prison at the end of furlough.
  • Nasour Naghipour is back to prison at the end of furlough.

C-Liberations

  • Reza Malek (Malekian) released at the end of his sentence.

D-Other News

  • Mahmoud Fazli, Azeri civil activist, begins hunger strike at Central Prison of Tabriz.

News of injustice in Iran

  • Blogger Vahid Asghari prevented from attending his trial.
  • Mohammad Karimi, Kurdish workers’ rights activist, sentenced to 2 years in prison
  • Jamal Minashiri, Kurdish workers’ rights activist, sentenced to 3.5 years in prison.
  • Ebrahim and Ghasem Mostafapour, Kurdish workers’ rights activists, sentenced to 2 years in prison
  • Mohsen Rahmani, political activist and student, sentenced to 7 years in prison.
  • Hadi Tavanmand, Kurdish workers’ rights activist, sentenced to 3.5 years in prison.
  • One hanging in Ardabil on Tuesday.

University – Culture

  • Cheshmeh Publications banned under Ahmadinejad resumes activity after more than 2 years.
  • 10,500 students left Iran in one year.
  • ‘Sugarland’ and ‘Adventures of Mirzabalad’ grab best film award at Irish animated film festival.
  • Maziar Maleki, Baha’i student, expelled from Birjand University.

Protests

  • Two hundred workers from the Zagros Steel Factory gathered in front of the ministry of labour in Qaravah in Kurdistan Province to protest the closure of their factory.
  • Basij protest in front of Embassy of Greece in Tehran condemning EU resolution on Iran.

Iran abroad

  • Spain arrests four accused of attempting to export equipment to Iran.
  • IRCG claims arrests of several ‘spies’ at the border between Iraq and Khuzestan.
  • Iran’s choice for UN post denied access to the USA.
  • Rouhani and supreme leader meet Azerbaijan president.

Iran Economics

  • 9-month delay in paying the salaries of 127 workers of Rasht Nopoush factory.

Miscellaneous

  • Iranian athlete wins gold medal at IPC Powerlifting Championships.
  • Massoumeh Ebtekar injured in a car crash on Wednesday.

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News from Iran – Week 14 – 2014

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Prisoners’ News

A-Transfers

  • Mohammad-Amin Abdollahi transferred to solitary after he launches hunger strike.

B-Arrests-Detentions

  • Cultural Arab activist Emar Abeyat arrested and sent to Dezfoul prison.

  • Nava and Nika Khalousi arrested to begin serving sentence.

C-Liberations

  • Semnan student Mohammad-Amin Roghani freed at the end of his sentence.

D-Other News

  • Kurdish political activist Fakhroldin Faraji is on hunger strike.

  • Leftist student Arash Mohammadi on hunger strike to support Shahrokh Zamani.

  • Christian convert Vahid Hakani on hunger strike.

News of injustice in Iran

  • Student Afsaneh Bayazidi sentenced to 2 years suspended for affiliation to banned Kurdish group.

University – Culture

  • Mehran Tamadon wins French Cinema du Réel Prize.

Protests

  • Silent protest in front of Pakistani consulate in Mashhad on Sunday.

Iran abroad

  • India released an Iranian ship detained for the last two years.

  • 1st vice-president says Iran does not seek indefinite power for Assad.

  • Iranian border guards released in the hands of Iranian authorities.

  • EU calls for more relations with Iran after nuclear agreement, based on respect of human rights.

  • Boeing gets US license to sell spare parts to Iran.

Iran Economics

  • Iran trades 1,859 MW of electricity with neighboring countries.

  • Russia, Iran announce $20 billion oil-for-goods deal.

Miscellaneous

  • Iranian police seize over 1 ton of narcotics in Kerman province.

  • Mudslides and floods hit several Iranian provinces.

  • Precipitation in Iran decreases by 8 percent.

  • Historic monument Badi-Ol-Hokama destroyed in Hamedan.

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News from Iran – Week 13 – 2014

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Prisoners’ News

B-Arrests-Detentions

  • Abolfazl Abedini-Nasr back to Ahvaz prison at the end of furlough.

C-Liberations

  • Mohammad-Amin Agooshi released on furlough.

  • Mahmoud Bagheri released on furlough.

  • Nader Jani released on furlough.

  • Hamid-Reza Karvasi released on furlough.

  • Leva Khanjani released on furlough.

  • Nasour Naghipour released on furlough.

  • Journalist Ahmad Zeidabadi released on furlough.

D-Other News

  • 40 Bandar Abbas prisoners moved to hospital because of dysentery.

News of injustice in Iran

  • Samrand Farahmandi, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 10 years in prison.

University – Culture

  • Historian and author Mohammad Ebrahim Bastani Parizi passes away in Tehran.

Protests

  • Teachers clash with Iranian regime employees in Dehloran.

  • Protest in front of Pakistan consulates in Tehran and Mashhad to protest against border guard murder; authorized in Mashhad, repressed in Tehran..

Iran abroad

  • Rouhani and Zarif in Kabul for Nowrooz festivities.

Iran Economics

  • Iran announces acquisition of 6 passenger planes.

Iran Politics

  • Iran resumes monetary aid to Hamas.

Miscellaneous

  • Jaish al-Adl claims that they have killed Sergeant Jamshid Danaeefar one of the Iranian border guards they kidnapped in February.

  • Death of a tourist in Kerman province because of a land mine.

  • 8 killed, 33 injured as bus transporting passengers to Iran-Iraq war zone overturns.

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News from Iran – Week 12 – 2014

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Prisoners’ News

A-Transfers

  • Shahram Ahmadi transferred to hospital and then to Rejaei Shahr.

  • Taleb Maleki, Mokhtar Rahimi, Behrouz Shah-Nazari, Kaveh Veisi,  Arash and Kaveh Sharifi transferred to Rejaei Shahr.

  • Mostafa Daneshjou and Hamid-Reza Moradi-Sarvestani transferred to hospital.

  • Kurdish journalist Adnan Hasanpour transferred to Zahedan prison.

  • Afshin Karampour back from hospital to Evin without any treatment.

  • Reza Shahabi, workers’ rights activist, moved from hospital to Evin.

  • Mohammad-Hasan Yousef-Pourseifi returned to Evin from hospital.

  • Kurdish journalist Khosro Kordpour transferred to Tabriz prison.

B-Arrests-Detentions

  • Yekta Fahandej, Baha’I from Shiraz, arrested.

  • 17 young boys and girls arrested in a party in Abbasabad.

C-Liberations

  • Kurdish political activist Ebrahim Hosseinpour released on furlough.

  • Cyrus Mansouri released on 50 million toman bail.

  • Dr. Ali Nazeri released on furlough.

D-Other News

  • Mohammad-Amin Agooshi on hunger strike and sewed his lips closed.

  • Nemat Fatehi, Mohsen Khodayari, Kianoosh Rostami, Kurdish political activists, launch hunger strike in Dizel Abad.

  • Mostafa Abdi,  Omid Behrouzi, Mostafa Daneshjou, Reza Entesari, Amir Eslami, Abdol-Ghafour Ghalandari, Afshin Karampour, Gholamreza Khosravi, Hamid-Reza Moradi-Sarvestani , Kasra Nouri , Ali Salanpour and Farshid Yadollahi end hunger strike.

News of injustice in Iran

  • Jamal Agooshi, son of Mohammad-Amin Agooshi, sentenced to 1 year in prison for contacting Human Rights Organisations about his father’s fate.

  • Nemat Fatehi, Kurdish political activist, sentenced to 10 years in prison.

  • Mohsen Khodayari and Kianoosh Rostami , Kurdish political activists, each sentenced to 15 years in prison.

  • One hanging in Semnan on Sunday.

University – Culture

  • “Ayandeh Online” website stopped activities due to pressure from hardliners.

  • Home of prominent artist Parviz Tanavoli was raided by officials, his sculptures confiscated and damaged.

  • Hardliner weekly 9 Rooz banned.

Protests

  • Kurdistan steel workers protest in front of ministry of labour.

  • 40000 workers petition to Labour Ministry for immediate revision of minimum wage.

  • People gathered to protest the destruction of historical monuments in Ahvaz.

Iran abroad

  • Greek FM meets Zarif in Tehran.

  • Zarif meets Qatari and Tajik conterparts.

Iran Economics

  • Journalists of Tabnak Newspaper not been paid for three months.

Iran Politics

  • Larijani condemns Ban Ki-Moon’s report on Iran.

  • 13 revolutionary guards arrested for alleged trading in seized guns.

Miscellaneous

  • Floods in Bandar Abbas.

  • Iran is World Champion of Wrestling.

  • Japan provides $1m grant to aid support effort in restoration of Lake Urmia.

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News from Iran – Week 11 – 2014

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Prisoners’ News

A-Transfers

  • Pastor Saeed Abedini briefly sent to hospital and returned to prison without treatment.

  • Abdolrahman Asakereh exiled to Vakil Abad prison.

  • Houtan Dolati transferred to Imam Khomeiny hospital.

  • Abdol-Ghafour Ghalandari transferred to Ershad section in Bandar Abbas prison.

  • Sami Hosseini is back to general ward of Urmia Prison.

  • Rasoul  Khezr-Marevat transferred from Mahabad to Urmia prison.

  • Alireza Rasouli transferred from Mahabad to Urmia prison.

  • Farough Samani transferred from Mahabad to Urmia prison.

  • Ahmad Tamooei is back to general ward of Urmia Prison.

  • Workers’ Rights activist Sharokh Zamani exiled to Ghezel Hesar prison.

B-Arrests-Detentions

  • Hadi Ben-Sheikh-Ahmad, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.

  • Jafar Cheldavi, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.

  • Cleric Seyed Hossein Fali arrested in the airport.

  • Karim Mousazadeh is back to prison before the end of his medical furlough.

  • Women’s rights activist Maryam Naseri arrested on March 8th.

  • 150 arrests in Sanandaj on March 8th.

Protestors arrested during dervishes protest in font of court building in Tehran on March 8th, sent to Evin and released on March 10th:

  • Ali-Behrouz and Mohammad Abbasi

  • Mohammad Abbaszadeh

  • Majid Afzalipour

  • Darvish, Jafar, Jalal, Masoud and Naghi Ahmadi

  • Hasan Ahmadvand

  • Saeed Akhoundi

  • Abbas and Mostafa Amini

  • Alireza Amiri

  • Ebrahim Anbari

  • Naser Arsanjani

  • Jafar Arvan

  • Babak and Sohrab Assadi

  • Ali Ashrafi

  • Hamid Asiaban

  • Saleh Astaraki

  • Reza Azarm

  • Masoud Bahmani

  • Hossein Bahremand

  • Moslem Bakhshipour

  • Pouyan Barani

  • Ahmad Barougouhi

  • Arezou Behzadipour

  • Abdollah-Bagher Beigi

  • Ali Band-Ysar

  • Akbar Biranvand

  • Hamid Borji-Marandi

  • Amin Boroumand

  • Afshin Chegini

  • Omid Cheraghi

  • Manouchehr Darabi

  • Abbas Dehghan

  • Shirzad Del-Khosh

  • Shahoor Delfan

  • Aymal Dolatabadinejad

  • Elijah Eraghi

  • Hojat Eskandari

  • Ahmad, Farhad, Mojtaba  and Shoaib Esmaili

  • Mojtaba Falahati

  • Omid Farzan

  • Homayoun Fatehi

  • Mahmoud Firouz-Bakhsh

  • Mojtaba Garmsiri

  • Omid Ghaderi

  • Javid Ghaed-Rahmat

  • Mohammad Ghaedi

  • Reza Ghandehari

  • Reza Gharemani

  • Omid Ghasemi

  • Peyman Ghazanfari

  • Keivan Ghiasi

  • Masoud Ghomi

  • Hamed Ghorbani

  • Reza Harouni

  • Mohammad and Yaghoub Hedavand

  • Abbas and Morteza Heidari

  • Amir Herdan

  • Hosseini and Zahra Hosseini

  • Salman Hosseini-Beidokhti

  • Mansour Hourizadeh

  • Ali Boroumandi

  • Abdolghafour Jalali

  • Ali, Amin and Farshid Karami

  • Mohammad Karim-Aye

  • Mohammad Karima

  • Ali Karimian

  • Peyman Kashefi

  • Mehdi Keivani

  • Yousef Keshavarz

  • Jalil Khalifeh

  • Sedigheh Khalili, wife of Hamid-Reza Moradi

  • Javad Khamis-Abadi

  • Majid Khanjarizadeh

  • Mostafa Khoda-Yar

  • Manouchehr Kokabi

  • Abdamir Mahboubi

  • Masoud Majidavi

  • Yazdan Makari

  • Faramarz et Gholam-Abbas Mangari

  • Meysam and Milad Mehdian

  • Mohammad-Reza Misagh-Nouri

  • Ehsan Malek-Mohammadi

  • Abolfazl Meskin

  • Mostafa Mir-Mohammadi

  • Salman Mir-Silmi

  • Hossein-Ebrahim Mohammadi

  • Ahmad Mohseni

  • Fahimeh Moradi, sister of Hamid-Reza Moradi

  • Saleh Moradi

  • Sepideh Moradi, daughter of Hamid-Reza Moradi

  • Esmail Motakhases-Nia

  • Mohammad Motamedi

  • Hadi Moudian

  • Kamal and Nour-Ali Mousavi

  • Saleh Mousavian

  • Raheleh Namazi

  • Davoud Nasiri

  • Milad Nasrollahi

  • Behnam Nazar-Abadi

  • Mohammad-Jalal Nikbakht

  • Behzad and Farshad Nouri

  • Azar Noush-Ahmadi

  • Hossein Omrani

  • Reza Papaei

  • Gholam-Ali and Mohammad-Reza Paivar

  • Mohammad-Reza Pak-Nia

  • Sajad Pirhadi

  • Alireza Pour-Mohammad

  • Alireza-Omid, Ezzat, Morteza and Omid Rahimi

  • Saeed Rahmat-Panah

  • Hossein and Jafar Rahmati

  • Hasan Rahmatvand

  • Ali-Asghar Ranjbar

  • Majid Rashidi

  • Hojat and Kourosh Razemani

  • Khodadad Reisi

  • Behzad Rezaei

  • Nemat and Shahram Riahi

  • Yadollah Riazi

  • Behnoud and Rouhollah Rostami

  • Mahmoud and Mohammad Roumiani

  • Mohammad Sabou-Vand

  • Hamed Sadeghi

  • Ebrahim Safajou

  • Amin and Mostafa Safari

  • Abbas Safarzadeh

  • Mohammad Safouraee

  • Mohammad Sagvand

  • Morteza Saharabpour

  • Siavash Saki

  • Hadi Salehpour

  • Mohsen and Moslem Sanat- Parast

  • Morteza Sangarloo

  • Mohammad Seifi

  • Amin Shaaban

  • Hamid and Hasan Shaabani

  • Abolfazl Shah-Ebrahimi

  • Neda Shamsian

  • Ali Shanbeh-Zadeh

  • Shahram Sharifi

  • Hossein and Mohsen Sheikhi

  • Ali Shirbani

  • Payam Shirvand

  • Hamid-Reza Shojah

  • Mikael Shokri

  • Hamid Soleimani

  • Yousef Soltani

  • Farhad and Farshad Taghizadeh

  • Abol-Hasan Taheri

  • Saeed Torabi

  • Abolfazl Vakili-Rasti

  • Shokoufeh Yadollahi, mother of Kasra Nouri

  • Behnam Yadollahi-Farsi

  • Rasoul Yaghoubi

  • Ali, Alireza and Yousef Yar-Ahmadi

  • Hamid Yar-Ali

  • Farzad Yazdi

  • Hamed Zakeri

  • Mohsen and Sasan Zanganeh

  • Hossein Zarafshan

  • Omid Zareh-Emami

  • Ali-Mohammad Zarei

C-Liberations

  • Abolfazl Abedini released on furlough.

  • Abbas Bigdeli released from Evin.

  • Alumni Association of Iran Spokesperson, Abdollah Momeni has been released on furlough.

D-Other News

  • Mostafa Abdi refuses visits to protest against lack of medical treatment.

  • Reza Akbari-Monfared refuses visits to protest against lack of medical treatment.

  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh is on hunger strike to support the dervishes.

  • Abol-Ghasem (Javad) Fouladvand refuses visits to protest against lack of medical treatment.

  • Asghar Ghotan refuses visits to protest against lack of medical treatment.

  • Asadollah Hadi refuses visits to protest against lack of medical treatment.

  • Gholamreza Khosravi is on hunger strike; he refuses visits to protest against lack of medical treatment.

  • Ali Salanpour refuses visits to protest against lack of medical treatment.

  • Fungal infection outbreak in Urmiah central prison.

News of injustice in Iran

  • 6 months sentence for cultural activist Babak Abbasi confirmed by Appeals.

  • 6 months sentence for cultural activist Jahanbakhsh Ahmadi confirmed by Appeals.

  • Kurdish activist Rashid Akhkandi’s death penalty cancelled by Supreme Court.

  • 6 months sentence for cultural activist Goran Bahrami confirmed by Appeals.

  • Hossein Farzin flogged 20 times in Mashhad prison.

  • 6 months sentence for cultural activist Pedram Ghaderian confirmed by Appeals.

  • 6 months sentence for cultural activists Arash and Ghaneh Hatemi confirmed by Appeals.

  • Kurdish journalist Khosrow Kordpour sentenced by Appeals to 5 years in prison in exile in Tabriz.

  • Kurdish journalist Masoud Kordpour sentenced by Appeals to 3.5 years in prison.

  • Molavi Fatehi Mohammad Naghshbandi and his lawyer banned from attending his own trial.

  • 6 months sentence for cultural activist Mohammad Nigari confirmed by Appeals.

  • 6 months sentence for cultural activist Motasem Shafiei confirmed by Appeals.

  • 4 public executions on Saturday in Bandar Abbas.

  • One hanging in Mashhad on on Monday.

  • An Afghan citizen hanged in Rejaei Shahr on Tuesday.

University – Culture

  • Setayesh Asadi expelled from Babolsar University because of her Baha’i faith..

Protests

  • Gonabadi dervishes protest in front of court building in Tehran; they got attacked, more than 80 arrests.

  • Protest in Yasuj University against arrest of a blogger.

  • 500 current and retired workers protest in front of Parliament.

Iran abroad

  • During trip in Iran, Catherine Ashton meets Narges Mohammadi and mother of killed blogger Sattar Beheshti.

  • Iran warns Austrian embassy over Ashton meeting with rights activists

  • EU delegation meets with Iranian officials in Tehran.

  • Hasan Rouhani visits Oman.

Iran Economics

  • Iran received second installment of oil income.

  • Iran seals gas export deal with Oman.

Iran Politics

  • Celebration of International Women’s day was forbidden in Iran.

  • Reformist cleric Ayatollah Sanei’s Tehran office attacked and partially burned.

Miscellaneous

  • Mohammad Royanian and Saeed Shirini heads of Persepolis Club arrested.

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