News from Iran – Week 09 – 2013

Milad Fadaei Asl
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Prisoners’ News

A- Transfers

 

  • Soran Daneshvar transferred to Marivan prison.
  • Political prisoner Abolfazl Ghadyani has been admitted to CCU section of Pars hospital with heart problem.
  • Davoud Ghasemi transferred to Marivan prison.
  • Samkoo Khalghati, Kurdish political prisoner, was transferred from Rejaei Shahr prison to an unknown location.
  • Mohammad Kohnehpoushi transferred to Marivan prison.
  • Saman Mahmoudi transferred to Marivan prison.
  • Political prisoner Asghar Mahmoudian (60 years old) was exiled to Semnan Prison from Ward 350 of Evin.

 

B- Arrests/Incarcerations

 

  • Hanif Atarzadeh arrested together with his mother Dina Karimi Rahjevardi and sent to Evin.
  • Dina Karimi Rahjevardi arrested with her son Hanif Atarzadeh and sent to Evin.
  • Student Asif Rezaeian, 17, arrested/taken to Evin.
  • Student Milad Yazdan Nejad, and his mother Akram Alsadat Sanjari, arrested and taken to Evin.

 

C-Liberations

 

  • Journalist Pouria Alemi arrested last month has been released from prison.
  • Journalist Emily Amraee has been released on bail.
  • Ebrahim Babaei has been released on furlough from Evin.
  • Journalist Milad Fadaei-Asl arrested last month has been released from prison.
  • Labor activist Mohammad Jarahi returned to prison after being discharged from hospital.
  • Journalist Narges Jodeki has been released on bail.
  • Gholamreza Khanian has been released on furlough from Evin.
  • Journalist Keyvan Mehregan arrested last month has been released from prison.
  • Mohsen Mirdamadi has been released on furlough from Evin.
  • Journalist Akbar Montajebi released on bail.
  • Green Movement activist Farshid Shojaei has been released on 500 Million Tomans bail.
  • Journalist Reyhaneh Tabatabaei has been released on bail.

 

D-Other News

 

  • Amir Taleb Mehram, Kurdish political prisoner in exile in Zahedan begins a hunger strike to protest lack of furlough.


News of injustice in Iran

  • Mir Taher Mousavi sentenced to 5 years in prison in Baluchistan + 10 years exile in Baluchistan.
  • 3 hangings in Ghazvin prison on Sunday.
  • One man hanged in Behbahan prison on Monday.
  • One man hanged in Senan prison on Thursday.
  • 4 men hanged in Gachsaran on Thursay.


University – Culture

  • Farideh Lashai, Iranian painter, passed away.
  • Ehsan Shariati, son of famous Iranian theologian/sociologist Ali Shariati, barred from teaching at the University.


Protests

  • Esfahan farmers protest water being diverted to Yazd, torch 3 buses, clash with security forces.


Politics in Iran

  • Hamid Sadr Qobadi, one of the Evin prison officers, arrested.
  • Security forces arrested dozens of Afghan refugees in Salmas last week.
  • Former Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki announced his candidacy for the upcoming presidential election slated for next June.
  • Qods Force commander confirmed that IRGC commander Ahmad Motevaselian has been killed.


Iran abroad

  • UN team arrives in Yemen to investigate alleged Iranian arms shipment.


Iran economics

  • Petrochemical market tycoon – close to IRGC – arrested for corruption.
  • Iran proposes to purchase ships from Turkey in exchange for gas to bypass gold sanctions.


Miscellaneous

  • Sassanid palace ruins found In Western Iran.

 

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