Saturday, December 09, 2017

Iran: Imprisoned Foreign Student Threatened

Xiyue Wang, a Princeton Ph.D. student and US citizen, was 
arrested in Iran on August 8, 2016, while researching 
Persian history for his doctoral thesis, July 18, 2017.  
© 2017 Reuters
US Citizen Arrested for Historical Research 
Serving 10-Year Term

(Beirut) – The Iranian authorities’ transfer of an imprisoned US doctoral student within Tehran’s Evin prison heightens fear for his safety, Human Rights Watch said today. On December 6, 2017, Xiyue Wang, a Princeton Ph.D. student and US citizen, was moved to Evin’s Ward 7 and was threatened by another inmate there in front of a guard, a knowledgeable source said.
On August 8, 2016, Iranian authorities arrested Wang, 37, who was doing research on the Qajar dynasty, Iran’s ruling monarchy that ended in the early 20th century. He has since been held in Evin prison. The Mizan News Agency, which is close to Iran’s judiciary, reported on July 16, 2017, that a revolutionary court had sentenced Wang to 10 years in prison on charges of “cooperating with an enemy state.” In September, a court of appeal upheld the sentence.

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Boris Johnson The British Foreign Minister Is In Tehran , Will The Imprisoned Nazanin Zachari Be Freed ?

News from Iran ....Radio Zamaneh ....

That is the title of an article written in Gooya news ....
Now that the British Foreign minister Mr. Boris Johnson is in Iran, will Nazanin Zachari be released and return to her little daughter and husband ?
Mr. Richard Ratcliffe the husband of Nazanin Zaghari requested from the foreign minister to take the issue of his wife to the Islamic republic officials for her release . He wish his wife be released before Christmas and return to London.

Mr. Boris Johnson during his stay in Iran will meet possibly with  Hassan Rohani the president and Mr. Shamkhani the head of National Security. He already met with Mohammad Javad Zarif the Islamic republic's foreign minister and he hope he will make a request to the officials for Ms. Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe release from prison.

Ms. Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe is an Iranian British citizen married with Mr. Richard Ratcliffe and they have a little daughter Gabriella Ratcliffe who is just 22 months old ......


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Friday, December 08, 2017

Iranian Students marched On The Occasion of Historic Anniversary Of " Shanzdah Azar " .....Students spoke against the policy of Hassan Rohani's Government .......They Have Called For The Independent Student Movement .Since Regime Have Tried To Make Its Own Controlled Student Organizations By Using Basiji Students .....More than 30 Student Organizations In A statement called for independent student organization and they chanted : We Don't Want Government Student Organization ....

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Nazanin Zaghari Is Going To Court On December 10 For Trial .........


According to Richard Ratcliffe , Nazanin Zachari's husband , she told him that, the officials have told her , she is going to court on December 10 for trial ....
Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe the Iranian - British national is charged with " Propagating against the Islamic regime in Iran".
Earlier she was sentenced to five years imprisonment.


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Sign the petition:

My wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 37 year old charity worker, was on holiday visiting her family in Iran. She was at the airport returning to the UK on the 3rd April when she was detained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. She has been transferred to an unknown location in Kerman Province, 1,000 kilometres south of Tehran, and is being held in solitary confinement.
Gabriella Ratcliffe our 22 month old daughter (who has British citizenship only) has had her British passport confiscated, and is stranded in Iran with her grandparents.
Nazanin has not been allowed to access a lawyer or her daughter. She has not been able to call out of the country to speak to me, her British husband, and the Red Cross have not been able to make contact.
There have been no charges. Nazanin has informed her family that she has been required to sign a confession under duress, its content unknown. Her family have been informed that the investigation relates to an issue of ‘national security’.
It is hard to understand how a young mother and her small child on holiday could be considered an issue of national security. She has been to Iran to visit her family regularly since making Britain her home.
Nazanin currently works as a project manager for the Thomson-Reuters Foundation; which delivers charitable projects around the world. It does not work in Iran.
Nazanin has now been in solitary confinement for over 30 days.
Please help bring my wife and daughter home by signing my petition calling on our Prime Minister Theresa May to use her power and intervene.
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Ms. Parastoo Froohar : My Passport was Taken Away By Airport Agent , When I Returned To Iran.....And I have To Attend To The Court On Next Saturday .....

According to news, Parastoo Foroohar the daughter of late Darius And Parvaneh Foroohar ( who were brutally killed with knives at their home by security agents 19 years ago ), was returning to Iran from Germany to hold a memorial ceremony for her parent , but her passport is taken away by airport intelligent officer and she is to attend at court on next Saturday to hear about the allegations against her .

She also invited people via her weblog to attend at a memorial ceremony at her home address for a ".  Two Hours Silence "  which is going to take place from 4:pm to 6:00 pm at the following address:
  Darvazeh Shimran , Kheyabane( Street ) Hedayat , Koucheh( Alley ) Moradzadeh , Shomareh  ( No. )18 , The home of Froohar's where they have been murdered .

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Nasrin Sotoudeh Lawyer And Human Rights Defender Is Summoned To The Court Again .....

According to news coming from Iran , Nasrin sotoudeh the Iranian lawyer and human rights advocate is summoned to the court again, but she said , she is not going to attend at Evin prison.
She said, the summon she received has no indication about her charges.

On speaking with DW German Farsi language Radio on Monday , Ms. Sotoudeh said, she has received the summon letter from people few days ago and it asked her to attend at  23 division of Tehran public prosecutors office at Evin prison . However she said , she is not going to attend because , the summon did not mention anything about her charges.

There are specslation that , the summon could be with regards to her protest in front of the lawyers association three years ago.


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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

By Maysam Agha-Seyed Hosseini .....

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Monday, November 13, 2017

No News About Mohammad Milad Zam After 70 Days Imprisonment.....

News -

After 70 days detention of Mohammad Milad Zam the brother of Ruhollah Zam the founder of " Amad News " website , there are no news about his whereabout .

Based on the news , clergy Mohammad Ali Zam the former deputy of Tehran Mayor and the head of the " Houzeh Honari " Centre For Art" and father of Mohammad Milad Zam is bared by Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi the Tehran public prosecutor from following the case .

At present two members of Mr. Zam's family are in security prison. The other member of Mr. Zam's family member is his niece, who was arrested one month ago , when security forces stormed on their home .
 Based on the news, they are accused of having connection with " Amad News " .

Amad news website recently reported that , the daughter of the head of the Islamic Republic judiciary , Mohammad Sadegh Larijani is acting as an espy for the British Embassy in Tehran. The news has also reported that she is currently in prison and under investigation.

The security forces are putting pressure on Mr. Zam's family because they want Ruhollah Zam the founder of Amad News to return to the country . Mr. Rouhollah Zam is currently in France and based on the news his life is in great danger .


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