Shapour Soufizadeh, a Kurdish civilian from Orumiyeh who was arrested by Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in early July, was transferred to Orumiyeh Central Prison on a temporary basis.

According to Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN), he was arrested by IRGC Intelligence unit on June 30, 2019 and taken to the detention centre of the security unit at IRGC Garrison in Orumiyeh.

Shapour Soufizadeh was interrogated during his detention on charges of cooperating with one of the Kurdish opposition parties and was transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison on July 29, 2019 from the IRGC Intelligence unit. He is currently serving his prison term in ordinary crimes ward.