Iranian security forces have detained Kurdish civilians Heydar Alizadeh and Shirzad Mamandi in Oshnavieh, West Azerbaijan province, on 29 August.

Security forces have taken the two civilians to an undisclosed location, sources told the KHRN.

During the arrests, security forces searched their homes and took some of their personal belongings.

Heydar Alizadeh comes from the village of Qaznabad, and Shirzad Mamandi is from the village of Narziveh in Oshnavieh.

Statistics compiled by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) show that the Ministry of Intelligence, the Intelligence Organisation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and law enforcement officers arrested at least 100 Kurdish civilians and activists between 23 July and 23 August in various cities in Kermanshah, Kurdistan, and West Azerbaijan provinces on political charges.