Sirwan Ghorbani, a member of the Central Council of National Unity Party in Kurdistan and environmental activist, was arrested by security forces in his home following the arrest of civil activists in Kamyaran and Sanandaj.

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that at 9 AM, Tuesday, February 12, security forces in Kamyaran blocked the alley leading to Sirwan Ghorbani’s home while inspecting all his belongings, confiscated a number of his personal belongings and arrested him while covering his head with a sack.

The forces also confiscated Samira Ghorbani’s mobile phone, Sirvan Ghorban’s sister and a member of the Women’s committee of the Kurdish branch of the National Unity Party. She was told to present herself at the Intelligence Office of Kamyaran in the coming days.

During the arrest of this activist in disrespectful conditions, his sister became unconscious due to fear and she was taken to the hospital.

A reliable source from Sanandaj Court has also announced that several civil and political activists have been detained since February 11 at the request of the Ministry of Intelligence which has issued arrest warrants for several other activists in coordination with the Sanandaj and Kamyaran Prosecutors’ Office.

It should be noted that the arrest warrants for ten Kurdish political and civil rights activists ‘Hadi Kamangar, Fazel Ghayatizi, Reza Asadi, Farhad Mohammadi, Rashid Montazeri, Hossein Kamangar, Isa Feizi, Amanj Ghorbani, Zanyar Zamiran and Bakhtiar Kamangar’ were extended for another month over the past few days.