Eight Kurdish activists and civilians have been temporarily released on bail in recent days from the Juvenile Detention Centre of Sanandaj and Saqqez prison in Kurdistan Province, and Evin Prison in Tehran, Tehran Province.

Samira Ahmadi, Safa Aeli, Azad Amini, Omid Moghaddas, Hiwa Tataei, and Hiwa Jahani were temporarily released from Sanandaj and Saqqez prisons on 17 October, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned.

On the same day, Pouria Ahmadi, a former political prisoner from Sanandaj, was temporarily released on bail from Ward 209 of Evin Prison in Tehran.

Additionally, on 18 October, Hiro Ghadimi, a civil rights activist from Saqqez, was temporarily released on bail from the Juvenile Detention Centre of Sanandaj after 35 days in detention.

Pouria Ahmadi was arrested along with his wife Sahar Ahmadi and their young son Barzin Ahmadi at the entrance to Sanandaj on 1 August.

While Barzin Ahmadi was released the next day and Sahar Ahmadi a few days later, Pouria Ahmadi was transferred to Ward 209 of Evin Prison for interrogation.

Additionally, security forces arrested Safa Aeli, the uncle of Jina Mahsa Amini, and Hiwa Tataei, Omid Moghaddasi, Hiwa Jahani, Samira Ahmadi, Azad Amini and Hiro Ghadimi on the eve of the anniversary of the anti-government uprising of Jin Jiyan Azadi (Women Life Freedom in Kurdish) on 5, 11, 12, 13 and 15 September, respectively, in Saqqez and took them to the Ministry of Intelligence detention centre in Sanandaj.