News from Iran – Week 17 – 2014

Akbar Amini
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Prisoners’ News

Transfers

  • Mostafa Abdi transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Mehrdad Ahan-Khah transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Soheil Arabi transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Asadollah and Majid Asadi transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Ali Asgari transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Omid Behrouzi transferred to Evin clinic, he begins a dry hunger strike.
  • Yashar Darolshafaei transferred back to Evin 350; he is on hunger strike.
  • Mohammad Davari transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Houtan Dolati transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Farshid Fatehi transferred to hospital in emergency after raid against ward 350.
  • Amir Ghaziani transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Asadollah Hadi transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Reza (Arash) Hampaei transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Adnan Hasanpour, Kurdish journalist, transferred to Marivan prison.
  • Davar Hosseini-Vojdan transferred back to Evin 350; he is on hunger strike.
  • Mohammad-Sedigh Kaboudvand transferred back to Evin 350 and then to Evin clinic.
  • Seyed Mehdi Khodaei transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Amir Rezazadeh transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Mostafa Rismanbaf transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Soroush Sabet transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Seyyed Mohammad Seifzadeh back to Rejaei Shahr despite doctors’ recommendations.
  • Abdol-Fatah Soltani transferred back to Evin 350.
  • Shahrokh Zamani transferred to Rejaei Shahr clinic.
  • Omid Zareinejad, on hunger strike, transferred to Evin 290.

 

B-Arrests-Detentions

  • Ahmad Afravi arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Ayoub Ahmadi arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Maryam Asadi, newly converted Christian, arrested in Tehran.
  • Abdolrahim Chaneh, Kurdish Sunni, arrested in Mahabad.
  • Kaveh Darolshafaei arrested.
  • Namegh Deldel, Kurdish Sunni Muslim, arrested in Bokan.
  • Ghazi Hendali-Farahani arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Behzad Forouzesh arrested in Tehran to serve his 5 years sentence.
  • Jafar Ghafouri sunni activist, arrested in Mahabad.
  • Abdolreza (Abdolwahab)and NaserJalali arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Masoud Javadi, Kurdish Sunni Muslim, arrested in Bokan.
  • Saeed Khezri-Hamadi arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Jamal Hezbavi arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Hamid Khanfari-Betrani arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Hashem Khoobiari arrested at home in Téhran.
  • Amin Mazloumi, newly converted Christian, arrested in Tehran.
  • Mohammad Mohammadi, Kurdish Sunni Muslim, arrested in Bokan.
  • Seyed Jafar Mousavi arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Seyed Ahmad Nazari arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Hossein Nouraninejad journalist, arrested in Tehran.
  • Milad Pourissa, student of Tehran University, arrested in front of President Office during protest against Black Thursday.
  • Ebrahim Rasouli, Kurdish Sunni Muslim, arrested in Bokan.
  • Ali-Askar Ravanbakhsh arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.
  • Mahmoud Rasoulizadeh, Kurdish Sunni Muslim, arrested in Bokan.
  • Nada Sabouri, student of Tehran University, arrested in front of President office during protest against Black Thursday.
  • Ehsan Sadeghi, newly converted Christian, arrested in Tehran.
  • Mohammad Safa, arrested in front of President office.
  • Vahid Safi, newly converted Christian, arrested in Tehran.
  • Sohrab Salehin, student of Tehran University, arrested in front of President Office during protest against Black Thursday.
  • Khalaf Zeibidi arrested in Ahvaz to serve his 1 year sentence.

 

C-Liberations

  • Kurdish workers’ rights activist Pedram Nasrollahi freed at the end of his sentence.

 

D-Other News

  • Akbar Amini on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Hasan Asadi-Zeidabadi on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Emad Bahavar on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Masoud Bastani on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Ghorban-Ali Behzadiannejad on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Amin Chalaki on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Jafar Eghdami on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Reza Entesari on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Amir Eslami on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Seyyed Mehdi Khodaei on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Saeed Madani on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Mehdi Mahmoudian on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Hamid Manafi-Nazerloo on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Mohsen Mir-Damadi on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Ali Moradi on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Mostafa Nili on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Masoud Pedram on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Mohammad-Sadegh Rabani-Amleshi on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Saeed Razavi-Faghih on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Alireza Rejaei on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Mohammad-Hossein Rezaei on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Hossein Ronaghi-Maleki on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Reza Shahabi on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Kamal Sharifi on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Afshin Sohrabzadeh on hunger strike to protest raid against Evin 350 and denial of authorities.
  • Shahrokh Zamani ends his hunger strike.

 

News of injustice in Iran

  • Fariba Ashtari, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 3 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Farah Baghi, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 2 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Fariborz Baghi, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 3 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Hossein and Salaheldin Chabishat, Ahvaz activists, sentenced to 6 months in prison
  • Habib and Karim Chayan, Ahvaz activists, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • Khosro Dehghani, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 4 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Shahram Eshraghi, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 4 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Mehran Eslami, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 2 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Shahram Falah, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 4 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Naghmeh Farabi, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 2 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Saba Golshan, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 5 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Navid Haghighi, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 4 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Sasan Haghiri, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 2 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Farahnaz Misaghian, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 2 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Azam Motahari, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 2 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Shabnam Motahed, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 3 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Nategh Naeemi, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 3 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Sohrab Naghipour, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 2 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Vida Parvini, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 3 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Azar Pourkhorsand, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 2 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Iman Rashidi, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 4 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Taher Rouhani, Baha’i, sentenced by Appeals to 2 years + 1 year suspended.
  • Habib Silaveh, Ahvaz activist, sentenced to 6 months in prison.
  • One hanging in Zahedan on Saturday.
  • 3 hangings in Mashhad on Monday.
  • 5 hangings in Rejaei Shahr on Tuesday.
  • One hanging in Sari on Thursday.
  • One hanging in Sanandaj on Thursday.
  • 8 hangings in Kermanshah prison on Friday.

 

University – Culture

  • Short movie “The Night the Earth Stopped” to go on screen at 67th Cannes Film Festival.
  • Kowsar Bagherzadeh, PhD student of Medicinal Chemistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, wins poster award in Spain.
  • Dropbox is blocked in Iran.

 

Protests

  • Residents of Shahrekord city protest transfer of water from Zayandeh-Rud River, a key water basin in central Iran.
  • Families of political prisoners of Evin gathered in front of prosecutor office on Saturday and in front of Parliament on Sunday; MP Mottahari joins the Sunday protest.
  • Workers in Ahvaz protest unpaid wages.
  • Elm o Sanat University students protested against violent incidents in Evin.

 

Iran abroad

  • A sky-scrapper in New York belonging to an Iranian foundation is seized; Iran protests.
  • Iran FM Zarif meets Russian counterpart Lavrov on the sideline of meeting of Caspian Sea littoral states in Moscow.
  • Iran releases South Korean jailed on spying charges.
  • Iran won seats on 5 UN Economic and Social Council subcommittees, including the Commission on the Status of Women.

 

Iran Economics

  • Thread Factory in Alvand lays off 45 workers.
  • New price of gasoline 1,000 toman, up from 700. Monthly ration now 700 toman, up from 400.

 

Iran Politics

  • The head of Bureau of Prisons and the head of Evin prison have been summoned by the Parliament to explain the events of Ward 350.
  • Prison chief fired after reported disturbance in ward no. 350 of Evin prison.
  • Violent incident in Evin prison will be investigated by a special group and its conclusion will be published.
  • Ali Asghar Jahangir named new head of Iranian prisons.

 

Miscellaneous

  • 2 million fish found dead in Tehran’s Fashafuyeh dam.

 

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

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