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Kurdish civil activist detained in Marivan

Iranian security forces detained Kurdish civil activist Dana Lanjabadi on 20 February in the city of Marivan (Mariwan in Kurdish), where a local court…

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Kurdish prisoner’s death penalty confirmed over Israel espionage charges

Iran has sentenced to death 27-year-old Kurdish prisoner from Orumiyeh Shahin Vasaf on charges of espionage for Israel, a reliable source told Kurdistan Human…

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Nephew of killed protester detained in Sanandaj

Security forces in Sanandaj detained Kurdish civilian Zana Manbari at his workplace on February 20, 2024 without presenting a court order. His family and…

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Security forces raid homes of Sunni religious activists in Bukan

Iranian security forces have recently conducted raids on the homes of three Sunni Kurdish religious activists in the city of Bukan, West Azerbaijan Province,…

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Hunger-striking prisoner’s health deteriorates, pleads for fair trial

Mohammad Khodkam, a prisoner from Bukan, West Azerbaijan Province, is in critical condition as he continues his hunger strike in protest at a harsh…

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Kurdish civilians detained without judicial order in home raids

Kurdish civilians Mostafa Zaher-Zohour and Hamed Amini were recently arrested by security forces in separate incidents in the cities of Sanandaj and Marivan in…

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Kurdish civilian sentenced for allegedly insulting sacred beliefs

Fatemeh Sheikhi, a 22-year-old civilian from Abdanan in Ilam province, has been sentenced to one year in prison for “insulting sacred beliefs,” with the…

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Security forces arrest former Kurdish political prisoner in Javanrud

Former Kurdish political prisoner Shaban Moridi was beaten and arrested by security forces in Javanrud, Kermanshah Province, on 13 February and taken to an…

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Kurdish civilian arrested in Qorveh over election boycott call

Security forces arrested Kurdish civilian Sajjad Malekshahi in Qorveh, Kurdistan Province, on the evening of 12 February, after he posted a video criticising the…

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Extrajudicial executions: Ra’uf Sheikhi killing

Joint explanation of the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN, or Network) and the Abdorrahman Boroumand Center for Human Rights in Iran (ABC, or Center):…

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Saqqez Criminal Court sentences seven Kurdish civilians, activists

Seven Kurdish civilians and activists from Saqqez, Kurdistan Province, have been collectively sentenced to imprisonment, flogging, and additional penalties. The sentence was handed down…

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