News from Iran – Week 16 – 2014

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Prisoners’ News

 

  • Transfers

 

  • Mostafa Abdi transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Mehrdad Ahan-Khah transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Reza Akbari-Monfared transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Behzad Arabgol transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Soheil Arabi transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Asadollah Asadi has a heart attack during raid against ward 350; transferred to Evin 240 solitary.
  • Majid Asadi transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Ali Asgari transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Soheil Babadei had his neck and arms bruised during raid against ward 350; transferred to Evin 240 solitary.
  • Esmail Barzegari suffers from broken ribs after attack against ward 350; transferred to Taleghani hospital.
  • Omid Behrouzi suffers from a ruptured vein after attack against ward 350; transferred to Taleghani hospital.
  • Yashar Darolshafaei transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Mohammad Davari transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Arjang Davoudi transferred from Bandar Abbas to Tehran.
  • Houtan Dolati transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Abol-Ghasem (Javad) Fouladvand severely injured during raid against ward 350; transferred to Evin 240 solitary.
  • Mohammad Gharibi, Sunni death row prisoner, transferred to Sina hospital in Karaj.
  • Amir Ghaziani transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Mohammad-Amin Hadavi transferred to Evin 240 after raid against Evin 350.
  • Asadollah Hadi severely injured during raid against ward 350; he had recently undertook open heart surgery; transferred to Evin 240 solitary.
  • Seyyed Saeed Haeri transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Reza (Arash) Hampaei transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Mohammad-Sadegh (Arash) Honarvar-Shojaei-Khoee transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Seyyed Farzad Hosseini, Kurdish political prisoner, transferred from Rejaei Shahr to an unknown location.
  • Davar Hosseini-Vojdan transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Mohammad-Sedigh Kaboudvand transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Samkoo Khalghati beaten so hard during raid against ward 350 that his clothes were torn; transferred to Evin 240 solitary.
  • Seyyed Mehdi Khodaei transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Gholamreza Khosravi-Savadjani severely injured during raid against ward 350, transferred to ward 240 in solitary.
  • Saeed Matinpour transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Mostafa Rismanbaf transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Soroush Sabet had his skull broken during raid against ward 350; transferred to Evin 240 solitary.
  • Abdol-Fatah Soltani transferred to Evin 240 solitary after raid against Evin 350.
  • Labour activist Shahrokh Zamani moved back to Rejaei Shahr prison; he ends his hunger strike. Moved to dangerous criminals’ ward then resumes his hunger strike.

 

B-Arrests-Detentions

  • Sonia Ahmadi is back to Mashhad prison at the end of furlough.
  • Goran Bahrami, Kurdish political activist, begins serving his 6 months sentence in Paveh prison.
  • Ali Dabeh-Hoveizeh arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Mohsen Ghashghaeizadeh begins serving his sentence in Evin.
  • Mehdi Halefi arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Arash and Ghaneh Hatemi, Kurdish political activists, begin serving his 6 months sentence in Paveh prison.
  • Jasem Khalaf-Dokht-Zargani arrested in Ahvaz.
  • Mohammad Negari, Kurdish political activist, begins serving his 6 months sentence in Paveh prison.
  • Sardar Parastar, Kurdish student activist, arrested in Saghez.
  • Abdol-Karim, Hossein, Mohammad and Reza Zargani arrested in Ahvaz.
  • 84 arrested in Khuzestan to prevent a rally.
  • 100 people accused of harassment arrested in Qom.

 

C-Liberations

  • Mamousta Mohammad Baraei, Kurdish Sunni cleric, freed.
  • Abdollah Khosrozadeh, Kurdish Sunni, freed at the end of his sentence.
  • Hesam Mohammadi, Kurdish Sunni, freed at the end of his sentence.

 

D-Other News

  • Ali Amini suffers from a broken skull after attack against ward 350.
  • Emad Bahavar suffers from swelling and bruising in hands after attack against ward 350.
  • Ghorban-Ali Behzadiannejad suffers from hand injury after attack against ward 350.
  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh on hunger strike in support Sharokh Zamani.
  • Ayat Mehrali-Biglou is on hunger strike in Tabriz prison.
  • Alireza Rejaei suffers from swelling and bruising in hands after attack against ward 350.
  • Hossein Ronaghi-Maleki suffers from injuries on the hands and on the head after attack against ward 350.
  • Kamiar Sabet-Sanati suffers from a heart attack during raid against ward 350.
  • Mostafa Salimi-Ilouei, Kurdish death row prisoner, is on hunger strike in Saghez prison.

 

News of injustice in Iran

  • Samkoo Khorshidi, Kurdish political prisoner, executed in Sanandaj prison.
  • Flogging sentence of Molavi Abdolghafar Naghshbandi carried out.
  • Kurdish poet Alireza Sepahi Laeen sentenced to 11 months in prison.
  • 2 hangings in Bandar Abbas on Sunday.
  • A prisoner sentenced to death pardoned by family’s victim when he has the rope around his neck.
  • One hanging in Saveh.
  • 4 hangings in Bandar Abbas on Thursday, 3 under 20.

 

University – Culture

  • Two cultural centers sealed in Bokan.
  • One year after opening, the Press Museum closed in Tehran.

 

Protests

    • Protests against Islamic Republic in Ahvaz.
    • Hardline, progressive students clash at Iran former nuclear negotiators Jalili speech at Amirkabir University.
    • Kurdistan province employee protest unpaid wages.

 

  • During Aref’s speech in Mashhad, students show portraits of Mir-Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi.

 

 

Iran abroad

  • Iranian consulate opened in Berlin.
  • 64 Iranian students arrested in Norway.
  • Iran lodges complaint against United States over U.N. envoy ban.
  • Iran asks for U.N. committee meeting on U.S. ban on envoy.
  • Vice-President Mohammad Bagher Nobakht: Iran has received 5th installment of frozen assets as agreed on in deal with P5+1.
  • Zarif visits Abu Dhabi.
  • 27 Saudi sailors arrested by Iran.
  • Two female Iranian drug mules get death for trafficking in Malaysia.

 

Iran Economics

  • Four months wages delayed for Qazvin Farsh Pars’ workers.
  • Wages of workers of Tiles Gilan Factory not paid for more than one year.
  • End of cash out program.
  • 500 employees of mobile phones manufacturing companies dismissed.
  • U.S. releases $450 million of frozen Iranian funds after IAEA report.

 

Iran Politics

  • Iran parliament illegalizes all activities related to abortion including vasectomy, promoting small families, to spur population growth..

 

Miscellaneous

  • Foolad Ahvaz wins professional Football League title.
  • Oil pipeline leak spills tons of oil into environment in Gachsaran.
  • Iran becomes champion of taekwondo Tournament winning 6 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals.

 

As usual, list of political prisoners in Iran: http://hyperactivist.info/ipr.html

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Des Nouvelles d’Iran – Semaine 16-2014

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Nouvelles des Prisonniers

A-Transferts

  • Mostafa Abdi transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Mehrdad Ahan-Khah transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Reza Akbari-Monfared transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Behzad Arabgol transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Soheil Arabi transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Ali Asgari transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Assadollah Assadi fait une attaque cardiaque durant l’attaque contre le bloc 350 ; transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240.
  • Madjid Assadi transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Soheil Babadei a eu les bras et le cou contusionné durant l’attaque contre le bloc 350 ; transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240.
  • Esmail Barzegari souffre de côtes casséesaprès l’attaque contre le bloc 350 ; transféré à l’hôpital Taleghani.
  • Omid Behrouzi souffre d’une rupture veineuse après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 ; transféré à l’hôpital Taleghani.
  • Yashar Darolshafaï transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Mohammad Davari transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Arjang Davoudi transféré de la prison de Bandar Abbas à Téhéran.
  • Houtan Dolati transféré au bloc 240 à l’isolement après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh transféré au bloc 240 à l’isolement après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Abol-Ghassem (Djavad) Fouladvand grièvement blessé durant l’attaque contre le bloc 350 : transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240.
  • Mohammad Gharibi, condamné à mort kurde, transféré à l’hôpital Sina de Karadj.
  • Amir Ghaziani transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Mohammad-Amine Hadavi transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Assadollah Hadi grièvement blessé durant l’attaque contre le bloc 350 ; il sort d’une opération à cœur ouvert ; transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240.
  • Seyyed Saïd Haeri transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Reza (Arash) Hampaei transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Mohammad-Sadegh (Arash) Honarvar-Shojaei-Khoï transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Seyyed Farzad Hosseini, prisonnier politique kurde, transféré de la prison de Redjaï Shahr vers un lieu inconnu.
  • Davar Hosseini-Vojdan transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Mohammad-Sedigh Kaboudvand transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Samkou Khalghati a été si sévèrement battu durant l’attaque contre le bloc 350 que ses vêtements en ont été déchirés ; transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240.
  • Seyyed Mehdi Khodaï transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240 après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Gholamreza Khosravi-Savadjani grièvement blessé durant l’attaque contre le bloc 350, transféré à la section 240 à l’isolement.
  • Saïd Matinepour transféré au bloc 240 à l’isolement après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Mostafa Rismanbaf transféré au bloc 240 à l’isolement après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Soroush Sabet souffre d’une fracture du crâne durant l’attaque contre le bloc 350 ; transféré à l’isolement au bloc 240.
  • Abdol-Fatah Soltani transféré au bloc 240 à l’isolement après l’attaque contre le bloc 350 d’Evine.
  • Le syndicaliste Shahrokh Zamani est de retour à la prison de Redjaï Shahr ; il met fin à sa grève de la faim. Transféré dans la section des criminels dangereux, il reprend sa grève de la faim.

 

B-Arrestations-Incarcérations

  • Sonia Ahmadi de retour à la prison de Mashhad à la fin de sa libération provisoire.
  • Goran Bahrami, militant politique kurde, commence à purger sa peine de 6 mois à la prison de Paveh.
  • Ali Dabeh-Hoveizeh arrêté à Ahvaz.
  • Mohsen Ghashghaeizadeh commence à purger sa peine à Evine.
  • Mehdi Halefi arrêté à Ahvaz.
  • Arash et Ghaneh Hatemi, militants politiques kurdes, commencent à purger leur peine de 6 mois à la prison de Paveh.
  • Djassem Khalaf-Dokht-Zargani arrêté à Ahvaz.
  • Mohammad Negari, militant politique kurde, commence à purger sa peine de 6 mois à la prison de Paveh.
  • Sardar Parastar, militant étudiant kurde, arrêté à Saghez.
  • Abdol-Karim, Hossein, Mohammad et Reza Zargani arrêtés à Ahvaz.
  • 84 arrestations au Khouzestan pour éviter une manifestation.
  • 100 personnes accusées de harcèlement arrêtées à Qom.

 

C-Libérations

  • Mamousta Mohammad Baraei, religieux Sunnite kurde, a été libéré.
  • Abdollah Khosrozadeh, Kurde Sunnite, libéré à la fin de sa peine.
  • Hessam Mohammadi, Kurde Sunnite, libéré à la fin de sa peine.

 

D-Autres Nouvelles

  • Ali Amini souffre d’une fracture du crâne après l’attaque contre le bloc 350.
  • Emad Bahavar souffre de meurtrissures et d’œdème aux bras après l’attaque de la section 350.
  • Behnam Ebrahimzadeh est en grève de la faim pour soutenir Sharokh Zamani.
  • Ghorban-Ali Behzadiannejad sourffre de blessures aux mains après l’attaque de la section 350.
  • Ayat Mehrali-Biglou est en grève de la faim à la prison de Tabriz.
  • Alireza Redjaï souffre de meurtrissures et d’œdème aux bras après l’attaque de la section 350.
  • Hossein Ronaghi-Maleki souffre de blessures aux bras et à la tête après l’attaque de la section 350.
  • Kamiar Sabet-Sanati fait une attaque cardiaque pendant l’attaque de la section 350.
  • Mostafa Salimi-Ilouei condamné à mort kurde, est en grève de la faim à la prison de Saghez.

 

Nouvelles de l’injustice en Iran

  • Samkoo Khorshidi, prisonnier politique kurde, exécuté à la prison de Sanandaj.
  • La peine de flagellation de Molavi Abdolghafar Naghshbandi a été effectuée.
  • Le poète kurde Alireza Sepahi Laeen a été condamné à 11 mois de prison.
  • 2 pendaisons à Bandar Abbas dimanche.
  • Un condamné à mort pardonné par la famille de sa victime alors qu’il a déjà la corde autour du cou.
  • Une pendaison à Saveh.
  • 4 pendaisons à Bandar Abbas jeudi, dont 3 de moins de 20 ans.

 

L’université – la Culture

  • Deux centres culturels fermés à Bokan.
  • Un an après son ouverture, le musée de la Presse ferme ses portes à Téhéran.

 

Manifestations

  • Manifestation contre la république islamique à Ahvaz.
  • Etudiants progressistes et conservateurs s’affrontent pendant le discours de l’ancien négociateur sur le nucléaire Djalili à l’université Amirkabir.
  • Les salariés de la province du Kurdistan manifestent contre leurs salaires impayés.
  • Pendant le discours d’Aref à Mashhad, des étudiants ont brandi les portraits de Mir-Hossein Mousavi et de Mehdi Karroubi.

 

L’Iran à l’étranger

  • Le consulat iranien est ouvert à Berlin.
  • 64 étudiants iraniens arrêtés en Norvège.
  • L’Iran porte plainte contre les Etats Unis pour l’interdiction de son ambassadeur à l’ONU.
  • L’Iran demande une réunion du comité de l’ONU sur l’interdiction par les USA de son envoyé à l’ONU.
  • Le vice-président Mohammad Bagher Nobakht a annoncé que l’Iran avait reçu le 5ème versement des biens gelés comme convenu dans l’agrément entre les 5 et l’Iran.
  • Zarif se rend à Abu Dhabi.
  • 27 marins saoudiens arrêtés par l’Iran.
  • Deux Iraniennes condamnées à mort en Malaisie pour avoir transporté de la drogue.

 

L’économie en Iran

  • Les ouvriers de Qazvin Farsh Pars n’ont pas été payés depuis 4 mois.
  • Les salaires des ouvriers de l’usine Tiles Gilan Factory n’ont pas été payés depuis plus d’un an.
  • Fin des subventions.
  • 500 salariés des entreprises fabriquant des téléphones mobiles licenciés.
  • Les Etats-Unis versant $450 million d’avoirs iraniens gelés après le rapport de l’AIEA.

 

Politique en Iran

  • Le parlement iranien rend illégal toutes les activités liées à l’avortement y compris la vasectomie, la promotion des petites familles pour encourager la croissance de la population..

 

Nouvelles en vrac

  • L’équipe Foolad d’Ahvaz gagne le championnat de football.
  • Fuite d’un pipe-line dans la région de Gatchsaran ; des tonnes de pétrole sont déversées dans la nature.
  • L’Iran champion du tournoi de taekwondo : 6 médailles d’or, une d’argent et une de bronze.

 

Et toujours, la liste des prisonniers politiques en Iran (en Anglais) : http://hyperactivist.info/ipr.html

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Reuters wins Pulitzer for Rohingya persecution coverage

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On Monday, 14 April 2014, Reuters was awarded its first-ever Pulitzer Prize for text reporting for the series, “The War on the Rohingya‬” The Pulitzer committee recognized Reuters reporters Jason Szep, Andrew R.C. Marshall and team for “their courageous reports on the violent persecution of” Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya.

Rohingya Muslim women in Sittwe, Myanmar. Photo: Reuters

Rohingya Muslim women in Sittwe, Myanmar. Photo: Reuters

The nomination letter:
For two years, Reuters reporters have been tirelessly investigating a conflict in a forgotten corner of the Muslim world: the dirty war against the Rohingya of Myanmar.
The Rohingya are a stateless and friendless Muslim people li
ving in Myanmar and Bangladesh, and their oppression has triggered one the biggest movements of boat people since the Vietnam War. Reporters Jason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall in 2012 documented how majority-Buddhist Myanmar’s democratization was unleashing long-suppressed hatreds. In one report, they exposed how a Buddhist-nationalist political party organized the country’s bloodiest pogroms in decades, amounting to ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya. Myanmar ignored these abuses as it drew praise abroad for its shift from dictatorship.
They stayed on the story in 2013, producing powerful investigations that brought the international dimensions of this overlooked injustice to world attention. Two stories uncovered evidence of Thai government involvement in the trafficking and abuse of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking haven abroad. The news had dramatic impact: Citing Reuters coverage, Thai police in late January this year rescued hundreds of refugees held at a human-trafficking camp and arrested three suspected trafficking ringleaders.
Each story submitted here required extensive and often dangerous field work in several countries, including remote, rarely traveled areas of Myanmar and next-door Thailand.
The April 8 story, “Buddhist monks incite Muslim killings in Myanmar,” revealed a massacre of Muslims in the city of Meikhtila. Reuters was the first news organization to report and reconstruct the March 21 massacre 
of at least 25 Muslims, including children. The story uncovered a mass grave where bodies were being burned, prompting a follow-up investigation by New York-based Physicians for Human Rights. The challenges were formidable. When Szep arrived, on March 25, the killers were still on the streets. Some tried to intimidate the journalists, warning them away from certain areas. Soldiers refused to let Szep speak with Muslims at refugee centers. Some survivors would speak only in dark alleyways. It took weeks or months for rival news organizations to produce similar accounts.
Szep’s May 15 story, “In Myanmar, apartheid tactics against minority Muslims,” revealed how tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya were kept in permanent, prison-like ghettos near the city of Sittwe in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. Szep and a Reuters photographer concealed themselves in a motorized trishaw to enter Sittwe’s last remaining Muslim quarter, which was locked down by soldiers. Szep skirted the barricaded checkpoints to document the rise of apartheid in modern-day Myanmar.

Special Report: Thailand secretly supplies Myanmar refugees to trafficking rings

Mauritania’s Strategic Significance

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 Some clues which might explain why Mauritania under Aziz is a strategically important “security partner”:
  • Free media training by foreign “experts”; more powers for press authority; unprecedented churn in state media at all levels; funding problems for independent media.
  • New legislation to gag whistleblowers and bloggers approved by Aziz, to be ratified by a government severely weakened by the opposition election boycott.
  • Aziz, sanctioned by the African Union after leading the last coup, is now in charge of the African Union
  • A 10,000-strong UN “peacekeeping” force plus additional police is now planned for deployment in CAR - taking control of 6,000 African Union troops, and with 2,000 French troops “allowed” to support.
  • Calls from the political fringe in Libya, hastily and enthusiastically echoed by France, for border security, using troops from neighboring countries AND non-neighbor Mauritania.
  • Patrol vessels and helicopters from Spain‘s gendarmerie to be deployed in Mauritania for border security against smuggling and illegal immigration, after claiming the first Spanish military arrivals a few months ago were there for a “training exercise”
  • The USA, after years of maintaining a “hands-off” policy, is now engaged in joint patrols with Mauritania border security.

News from Iran – Week 15 – 2014

IRAN 13-07-12 NEYESTANI POLITICAL PRISONERS
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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.

As usual, list of political prisoners in Iran: http://hyperactivist.info/ipr.html

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