Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Update: Keyvan Samimi Sentenced After Appeal

The record for Keyvan Samimi was updated.



Status: Sentenced After Appeal
Prison: Rejaei Shahr (Gohardasht)
Notes:
Editor in chief of the closed monthly Nameh 14 Jun 2009: Arrested (http://www.rahana.org/en/?p=5251) 13 July 2009: Arrested 3 Jan 2009: Sentenced to 6 years prison and banned for life from all political and civil activities. Endured much suffering in prison and staged a prolonged hunger strike with great detriment to his health. 23 Feb 2010: Transferred back to solitary after protesting conditions in Evin 350 18 Mar 2010: Released on bail 20 Apr 2010: Back to prison 06 Jul 2010: Sentence reduced on Appeals to 15 years ban from all political and civil activities - currently detained in Evin 350 26 Jul 2010: Begins hunger strike after transfer to solitary 240 10 Aug 2010: Ends dry hunger strike but continue to strike until all 16 strikers out of solitary 02 Dec 2010: Transferred to Rajai Shahr 4 5 Jan 2011: Tried on new charges. Source: http://www.rahana.org/archives/33706 20 Apr 2011: Begins hunger strike with 10 other inmates 1, then 2, then 3 days a week; total strike after 23 May 23 Jun 2011: New hunger strike to protest Hosa Saber and Haleh Sahabi's death. 27 Jun 2011: Ends hunger strike 03 Nov 2011: Despite a tumor in liver, denied medical furlough 14 Feb 2012: Listed as Rejaei Shahr inmate - http://www.chrr.biz/spip.php?article17204 Apr 2012: Hospitalised 27 Apr 2012: Returned to prison from hospital http://melimazhabi.com/?p=7270 04 Sep 2012: Transferred to solitary http://t.co/RoQFxpQL 20 Dec 2012: Receives HRW prize for his contribution to free expression http://t.co/CqChk6pF 06 Nov 2013: Transferred to Tehran Heart Center j.mp/1grPE5U 25 May 2014: Back to Rejaei Shahr http://is.gd/zz32oO 20 Dec 14: Transferred to hospital http://j.mp/1vbzot1 13 Jan 15: Back to prison http://j.mp/1C3eznu 04 Mar 15: Sent to hospital http://j.mp/1zYtZaZ 21 Apr 15: Back to prison http://j.mp/1J5bdaH aka Keyvan Samimi Behbahani کیوان صمیمی بهبهانی

Sentence: 6 years

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Faith or Ethnicity: 
Occupation or Activity: Journalist,Human Rights Activist

Iran Prisoner List: http://hyperactivist.info/ipr.html