Monday, October 5, 2009

05 October | 13 Mehr

Final Version

Reports from Twitter:


ATTENTION! Death-penalty trial of 7 Baha'i leaders imprisoned in Iran set for Oct 18th

Weekend roundup:
Javad Larijani is heckled, thugs are shuffled, BBC is accused

Oil production in 16 Persian Gulf fields is down by almost 10%

Culture Min Mohammad Hosseini showed up for a ceremony in Kashan University without any prior announcement.
He left hastily after attending the ceremony, according to Amir Kabir Newsletter.

After protests against other officials in Iranian universities, such hurried visits are expected to become the norm.

Salam News:
Saeed Hajjarian asked visitors to inform him of events of past three months upon his release

Hajjarian said he had been in solitary in Evin for 1 month, then 2 months in unknown location
Hajjarian said that in 2nd location, the only person he saw was the interrogator
Exhibiting his usual humor, he said they didn't even give him Keyhan daily, which was fine with him.

2009 UN Human Development report places Iran in 88th place out of 182 countries.
The UN report which covers the year 2007 can be found here

Tehran IRGC commander Abdollah Araghi visited the Islamic Republic News Agency Wednesday
IRNA conducted an interview with Araghi, which was published yesterday
In the interview, Araghi contends, 'Many on the list of 72 dead are currently living in Iran or abroad.

Araghi told IRNA: 'Those killed outside Lolagar mosque on June 20 were shot by other rioters.'
Not 1st time Araghi has put a spin on the unrest. In early Sep I posted an article on him
I'll translate Araghi's full outrageous interview and post it on my blog tomorrow

Security guard forces at Tehran University have increased significantly. Security guards patrol the University 24/7

Opening hours for Tehran University Central Library has decreased to 6 pm
As an alternative students can use few old study tables in the corridors outside the central library until 10 at night

Abtahi will be released today

Ali Larijani will receive more then 30 votes in the parliamentary elections tomorrow and will be the head of conservative fraction

Kave Olad student in Shiraz UNI released on $50.000 bail on Sun 4 Oct. He was arrested on 26 Sep for acting against national Sec

Basiji commander Hussein Tayeb´s replacement Sardar Naghdi is one of the main accused for the attack of UNI dormitory in 1999

Ahmad Zeidabadi`s wife:
"Yesterday district attorney told me to provide the necessary bail for Ahmads release but they denied it today

Interrogator refused to accept release on bale &Tehran's prosecutor stopped it for all political prisoners"

7 political prisoners in Ahvaz have been sentenced to death & 2 sentenced to 2-3 yrs in prison

The 7 are Sunni Moslems who were tried for killing of a Shiite clergy 2 yrs ago. All seven deny the charges

Adnan Bayar sentenced to 2 yrs & Morteza Mousavi sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for anti Gov activities

It has been 45 days since the arrest of Dr. Maleki, he is in solitary, has had not contact with family for 14 days
Monday morning the judge refused to allow family visit. Dr. Maliki is suffering from prostate cancer

On Sundy Khamenie appointed Brig Gen Mohammad Reza Naqdi as commander of Basij forces
The new Basij Commander has very checkered past involving torture & finnancial misconduct
Brig Gen Hossein Salami was promoted to deputy commander of IRGC

Brig Gen Amir Ali Jajizadeh was appointed new commander of the IRGC Air Force

Upon his appeal, political prisoner Jafar Eghdami's sentence was changed from 5 yrs to 10 yrs in prison
Judge Moghayesheie increased Eghdami's sentence. He has been handing down very harsh sentenced lately

130 students from Razi Univ in Kermanshah have been summoned by the disciplinary office

After yrs of appeals & court hearings 2 prisoners in Esfahan who were sentenced to stonning
for having extra marital affairs were freed yesterday. They spent 6 years in prison

On his web blog Abtahi's is calling today as his last day in captivity

MP Sarvari:
Regardless of their rank, people involved in Kahrizak should be investigated & prosecuted if found guilty

Mehdi Gilani memb of Participation Front youth group was arrested in Mashhad

Etemad-Meli newspaper was exonerated in court of all charges brought against it by Mashaie

Sun IRNA reported 20 political prisoners including high profile will be released soon. Prosecutor Gen is denying now

Next few days, general assembly of Principalists will meet to elect new leadership of the faction

Some of the Principalists MP's are working towards unseating Speaker Larijani


HRA: Tehran prosecutors office denies news some prisoners will be released/does not mention names
Tehran prosecutor has ordered conditional release of Zaidabadi to be stopped

Pro AN MPs pushing to replace Larijai as speaker of Majlis with hardliner M. Agha Tehrani

IRNA (Iranain State Media):
  • Rafsanjani trying to distort facts about national reconciliation plan offered by principalists personalities
  • National, reconciliation plan was first brought upby 6 principalist people/Rafsanjani initially agreed for his own interest
  • A fire has ravaged big parts of Tehran Bazar. Fire department still fighting to put off flames
Mohsen Rezai to launch newspaper called Mellat Ma (our nation)

2 former ministers (including oil minister) to become ambassadors-ex-oil minster goes to China

In a letter to Khamenei a group of Shiraz clerics condemn critical ramarks made by Ayat. Dastghaib in Assembly of experts

HRANA: Sales of Tar products in many refineries has stopped since a few days ago. Sign of the start of Oil strike?

Looks like Rafsanjani is losing in a game he invented long time ago: How to buy time with speculation

After Farhang Ashti, a second newpaper,Arman, shut down

A few days ago Rouydad reported AN had formed a special committee tasked with fabricating & spreading false news

More high profile detainees to be freed on bail.
Judiciary on the case, Sepah Intel trying to delay. Hope out by end this week

National Security Panel report: Conditions worsening/anger growing/people close to rioting/students radicalizing/Iran on the verge of collapse

More details>

NSC's special Committee Report on detainees will be disclosed to Majlis on Wednesday. That's probably why everyone is singing "Wasn't me" now

Zeidabadi & Momeni being freed on bail

"Establishing freedom of expression, observing citizen rights, freedom of opinion are surely right steps in conciliation plan
Giving in to demands of nation is not defeat, it's a social necessity.
If you don't give in to people, you might have to give in to foreigners
We have to recognize all political views and their representatives"

مرکز اطلاع رسانی دانشجویی
Student Information Center Newsletter

English & پارسى

5 October | 13 Mehr

UN inspectors to visit recently disclosed nuclear power plant near Qom on October 25

IRGC owns 70% of government shares in Iran's economy

Tehran's guard chief: Police demanded Guard intervention in incidents after election

Conservative MP discussed the gap among conservatives regarding Ahmadinejad's election

Ahmadinejad called media the most important weapon of Imperialism in advancing its goals

From Sazegara's comments: Coup government wants to close a deal with US at any cost

Join our googlegroup or email to receive daily newsletter


Blogs & Websites

Enduring America | Live Blog: The Latest from Iran (5 Oktober)


  • Trying to read latest Rafsanjani move; Mousavi website Kalemeh back on-line
  • What is Significance of Taeb Move from Basiji to Min of Intelligence?
  • Account of Judiciary official Javad Larijani & Student Protest at Sharif Uni
  • Javad Larijani - "I welcome Mousavi move inside system"
  • Website of Hottest New Iran Tourist Site - Fardoo, Home of 2nd Enrichment Plant
  • Taeb moves from Basiji to Min of Intell; Gen'l Nadqi takes over Basiji
  • Nuke Programme: NY Times puts out Admin spin ("string of Iran covert facilities) as "news"
  • Nuke Programme: Tues. NY Times "Secret Gov't Installation for Mega-Giant Atomic Robots"
  • Nukes: When Bad Story Becomes Panic - NYT Times distortion becomes cause for media alarm
  • Reports that students disciplines and profs barred from teaching at Iran universities
  • Khabar Online - Judiciary official Javad Larijani welcomes Mousavi "move into system"
  • Etemade Melli newspaper (Karroubi) acquitted over complaints; resumed publication soon?
  • More on tourist website of Fordoo (home of Iran 2nd enrichment plant) - it has observatory!
  • Tehran Prosec Gen'l denies 20 leading detainees to be released soon
  • Correction on status of Mousavi website Kalemeh

Nuke Program Analysis: What is Real Significance of Leaked IAEA Document?

Special Analysis: How to Interpret Rafsanjani Move in His Sunday Statement?

Tehran Bureau:
Rafsanjani's Deal


Six Prisoners Executed in Iran

Female Prisoner Retransferred to Ward 209 in Evin

Mainstream Media


Norway world's best place to live, Niger worst

UAE aims for first Gulf nuclear reactor in 2017

Israel silent on Iranian nuclear talks

France sees slight opening in Iranian dialogue

U.S. sees advance in Iran nuclear cooperation

Iran to release more opposition detainees: IRNA

U.S. sees advance in Iran nuclear cooperation

LA Times:

With Oct. 25 nuclear plant inspection,
Iran backs away from confrontation, official says

Washington Post:

World Digest: Iran to Open Plant for Inspection

Wall Street Journal:
OIL FUTURES: Crude Trades Flat; Tensions With Iran Ease

Jerusalem Post:

Mofaz: Iran 'buying time' in negotiations over nuclear program
Has Iran seized the upper hand?
Obama agenda: Afghanistan, Iran

Iran names new militia commander who UN sanctioned

Iran vows 'positive' approach to nuclear talks


از پسر هاشمی رفسنجانی تا پسر محمود احمدی نژاد
The son of Hashemi Rafsanjani to the son of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Aftab Iran:

توهین بی‌سابقه رییس ائمه جمعه فارس به آیت‌الله صانعی و دستغیب
Mohammad Baqer Veldan:”Yousef Sanei & Mohammad Dastgheyb are suffering of mental disorders”


مديرمسوول «اعتماد ملي» در دادگاه از خودش دفاع کرد
The trial of”Etemad Melli" (Karroubi´s Newspapper)
yesterday in Tehran's penal court branch 76

Khabar Online:
جواد لاریجانی: بهتر است دل‌ها را از کینه علیه موسوی وکروبی خالی کنیم
J. Larijani: 'Must get rid of animosity vs. Karoubi & Mousavi
Time for unity/Mousavi should establish party

دانشگاه مورد مکاتبه معاون اول هم جعلی از آب درآمد
1st VP Rahimi's Correspondent University doesn't exist.
No PhD. He's been faking for years.

پارازیت» اعصاب و روان تهرانی‌ها را می‌آزارد
Vice Chair of Majlis Health Comission:
Electronic parasites(Sat/Mobile Jammers) are dangerous

محسن رضایی صاحب روزنامه شد
Mohsen Rezaei obtains Newspaper license

بررسی «سند تفاهم ملی» در مجمع نمایندگان ادوار
URGENT: Yadollah Eslami, Sec Gen of assembly of
former MPs confirms Conciliation Plan being reviewed

فرهنگ آشتی توقیف شد
Farhange Ashti (Conciliation Culture), Newspaper close to Rafsanjani,
ordered suspended by "new" hardline Press Supervisory Board

Mowj Camp:
روزنامه فرهنگ آشتی توقیف شد
Farhang Ashti paper shut down

اخراج دانشجویان ساکن کوی دانشگاه تهران ادامه دارد
More Uni of Tehran dorm students are being expelled

Rahe Sabz:
احضار20 تا 30 نفر از دانشجویان دانشگاه شیراز به کمیته انضباطی
20-30 university of Shiraz students summoned by the disciplinary committee

احتمال اخراج دانشجویان معترض به حدادعادل از دانشگاه تهران
Those students who protested on Hadad Adel's visit may be expelled

نامه انصاری به لاریجانی:چرا نمی‌گذارند درباره انتخابات هم مثل هولوکاست تحقیق شود؟
Ansari's letter to Larijani: "Why don't you investigate the election like you did the holocaust"

اهدای خون تا اهدای قلب برای سلامتی بهزاد نبوی
Iran Farda members ready to give from blood to heart for Behzad Nabavi's health

Jahan News:
رادان و مرتضوی سکوت را شکستند
Radan & Mortazavi break the silence/deny Kahrizak involvement


Picture: Graffiti in Iran:

تصاویری تازه از بازداشتگاه کهریزک + توضیحات «تابناک
Pictures from Kahrizak

کودکان و مشارکت سیاسی
"the Green children"


List of protests outside Iran

Print your own masks - Neda, Taraneh, Ashkan

Have u seen the 7 Baha'i faces
awaiting execution? PLEASE HELP!

Crimes against Humanity in Iran:
Join us to denounce Murder, Torture, Rape & Forced Confessions


Please sign & send to others

Petitions for Iran
This site is a compilation of petitions with several aims

Please sign this petition to nominate Karroubi for Peace Prize

Nominate Karoubi for the Nobel Peace Prize

Protection & Self Help for Greens

Follow @Iran_Techie for great
computer security & other tips


Help heal Iran
(پارسى & English)

کمک های اولیه به
First Aid Guide in Persian

Treatment of Chemical Agent Casualties
And Conventional Military Chemical Injuries

For families and friends of rape survivors

Website for helping traumatized Greens

Guide to Bypassing Censorship

محسن سازگارا - روش عبور از فیلتر با استفاده از شبکه

Computer Security tips for Iran

چگونه اینترنت امنتری داشته باشیم
Video: How to have a safe Internet (پارسى)


Mohsen Sazegara Monday 13 Mehr 88 Oct 5, 09

Allah-o Akbar in the Cafeteria in Science
and Technology University in Tehran 5 Oct

Physical punishment in Iranian schools

CNN: Jim Clancy talks to former UN weapon
inspector in Iraq, about the latest revelation from Iran

درگیریهای عید فطر 2009 دراهواز
Eid-e Fitr clashes in Ahvaz

A Letter from Iran: Dear Mr. President Obama

Saturday Night Live - Mrs. Ahmadinejad :)
Played by new SNL castmember Nasim Pedrad

No comments:

Post a Comment