The Intelligence Organisation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) today arrested Kurdish civil rights activist Ramin Hassannezhad near Rabat, West Azerbaijan Province, and took him to an undisclosed location.

There is no information about the charges against the activist or where he is being held.

According to statistics compiled by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), in July, at least 75 Kurdish civilians and activists were arrested by the security services on political charges in various cities in the provinces of West Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Kermanshah, Ilam and Tehran.