Kurdish cultural and artistic activist Parisa Seifi has been detained by the Intelligence unit of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in Sanandaj since 12 November who is being interrogated ever since.

“Parisa Seifi was transferred to the IRGC Detention Center after being arrested where she is questioned at the detention facility during the day and transferred to the Sanandaj Correctional Center at night,” a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).

The source added that the cultural activist has so far only had a brief phone call with her family under the supervision of security interrogators.

At the moment of publishing the present news, her family did not have any information on the details of her arrest despite frequent visits and enquiries made to the Intelligence and Judicial agencies.