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.

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

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