News from Iran – Week 09 – 2014

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Prisoners’ News

A-Transfers

  • Rasoul Badaghi transferred back from solitary – He ends his hunger strike.

  • Shahin Dadkhah, transferred back to Evin 350 from solitary.

  • Mostafa Daneshjou transferred back to Evin 350 from hospital.

  • Loghman Moradi hospitalized with internal bleeding after interrogatory.

  • Hamid-Reza Moradi-Sarvestani transferred back to Evin 350 from hospital.

  • Shahrokh Zamani transferred back from solitary – He ends his hunger strike.

B-Arrests-Detentions

  • Abbas, Ahmad and Hasan Abeyat, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.

  • Gharib Anvari, student activist, arrested in Izdeh, Khouzestan.

  • Parviz Deghani, Baloch activist, arrested.

  • Morteza Komsari, workers’ rights activist, arrested in Tehran.

  • Seyed Hamid Mahdavi, representative of Ayatollah Bayat Zanjani, arrested.

  • Seyed Abbas, Seyed Mousa, Seyed Naser and Seyed Reza Mousavi, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.

  • Hasan Rasoulnejad, workers’ rights activist, arrested in Bokan and released on bail after 9 days.

  • Hasan Saeedi, workers’ rights activist, arrested in Tehran.

  • Basem, Heidar-Jalil and Jafar Savari, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.

  • Aram Soleimani, Kurdish political activist, arrested in Ravansar.

  • Jasem Tavirat, newly converted to Sunni Islam, arrested in Ahvaz.

  • Mehdi Veisi, Kurdish political activist, arrested in Ravansar.

  • Ali Zard-Kouhi, Baloch activist, arrested.

  • 950 arrests in Azerbaijan in February.

  • 38 arrests in Rasht on charge of gambling.

C-Liberations

  • Abbas Bozorgmehr, editor in chief of Aseman, released on bail.

  • Rahman Ghahremanpour-Bonab released on medical furlough.

  • Afshin Nadimi, Kurdish workers’ rights activist, freed.

D-Other News

  • The Bar Association Disciplinary Committee reschedule hearing on revocation of Nasrin Sotoudeh’s license.

News of injustice in Iran

  • Sirvan Hasannejad, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 5 months in prison.

  • Saman Hosseini, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 5 months in prison.

  • Appeals confirmed 4.5 years sentence for Baha’i Nava Khalousi.

  • Appeals confirmed 6 years sentence for Baha’i Nika Khalousi.

  • Appeals reduce sentence from 8 months to 3 months + 1 day for Baha’i Mahsa Mahdavi.

  • Sirvan Nasrollahi, Kurdish activist, sentenced to 5 months in prison.

  • Ghader Shah, Kurdish political activist, sentenced to 4 years.

  • Appeals reduce sentence from 18 to 6 months for Baha’i Adib Shoaei.

  • 2 hangings in Semnan on Monday.

  • 3 public hangings in Karaj on Monday.

  • 6 hangings in Rajaei Shahr on Wednesday.

  • 1 hanging in Mashhad on Thursday.

  • 1 hanging in Salmas on Thursday.

University – Culture

  • France names Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi to prestigious order.

Protests

  • Nurses in Tehran protest to improve their wages.

Iran abroad

  • Belgian FM meets Rouhani.

  • Two killed in suicide attack outside Iranian consulate in Pakistan.

  • Polish FM visits Tehran.

  • Zarif visits India.

Iran Economics

  • Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran.

Iran Politics

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Miscellaneous

  • Increase of 14% of suicide in last year in Iran.

  • Sigheh (temporary marriage) in Tehran costs EUR29/hour.

  • Beijing, Tehran sign sister cities agreement.

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

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