News from Iran – Week 07 – 2014

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Prisoners’ News

A-Transfers

  • Arjang Davoudi transferred to hospital.

  • Ali Salanpour transferred to hospital.

B-Arrests-Detentions

  • Naim Abbasi, brother of executed prisoner Ghazi Abbasi, arrested.

  • Baha’i prisoner Amanollah Mostaghim is back to Rejaei Shahr.

  • Political prisoner Hasan Tafah, 86, returned to prison despite blood cancer.

  • 12 people arrested during demonstrations on February 11th; they are released the same day.

  • 5 fishermen arrested in Ahvaz.

C-Liberations

  • Pezhman Abdolhosseinzadeh freed 3 months before the end of his sentence.

  • Mohammad Heidari freed 2 months before the end of his sentence.

  • Saeed Jalalifar freed 2 months before the end of his sentence.

  • Pan-Iranist member Mehdi Maleki released on 100 million toman bail.

  • Ali-Akbar Mohammadzadeh freed.

  • Shahabeddin Mortazavi freed 5 days before the end of his sentence.

  • Fatemeh Mosanna was released on bail from Evin.

  • Mohammad Sa’emi freed 2 months before the end of his sentence.

  • Hasan Sadeghi-Khorramdashti was released on bail from Evin 350.

  • Fereydoun Seidi-Rad freed 1 month before the end of his sentence.

  • Alireza Seyedian released on 5 days furlough.

  • Hani Yazerloo freed from Vakil Abad prison at the end of his sentence.

  • Detained workers of Isfahan Polyacryl workers released.

D-Other News

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News of injustice in Iran

  • Abol-Ghasem (Javad) Fouladvand sentenced to 18 years in prison + 24 lashes.

  • Reza Akbari-Monfared sentenced to 5.5 years in prison.

  • 2 public hangings in Shiraz.

  • 2 hangings in Vakil Abad prison.

University – Culture

  • “One Hundred Years of Solitude” translator Bahman Farzaneh, passes away.

  • Faezeh Hashemi becomes head of press freedom group.

  • Banned under Ahmadinejad, Cheshmeh Publications can resume activities after serving 24-month suspension.

  • Ayatollah Sanei’s site has been filtered.

Protests

  • More than 100 mechanical engineers involved in agriculture held a protest action in front of Iran’s parliament.

Iran abroad

  • South Korea pays its 2nd and 3rd installment of blocked assets.

Iran Economics

  • France eliminates sanctions on Iran’s gas.

Iran Politics

  • Jaish al-Adl abducts 5 Iranian border soldiers.

  • Supreme guide defends Rohani’s policies.

  • Tehran councillor slams ex-military hired as city managers.

Miscellaneous

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

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