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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