Arman Ghafouri Archives - KHRN

December 15, 2019

Environmental Activist Transferred to Marivan Prison, Two Other Activities Released on Bail

Kurdish environmental activist Arman Ghafouri was transferred to Marivan Prison on 12 December 2019 to serve his one-year imprisonment sentence. Meanwhile, Kurdish Workers’ activist Jalil Mohammad from Sanandaj and Seyed Reza Ahmadi, a resident of Piranshahr, were released on bail until their trial, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The forces of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) arrested Arman Ghafouri on 24 July...

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December 13, 2019

Court of Appeal Reduces Prison Term for Kurdish Environmental Activist to One Year

The six-year prison sentence of the Kurdish environmental activist Arman Ghafouri, issued by the Marivan Revolutionary Court last February, has been reduced to one year by the Court of Appeal in Sanandaj, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The verdict has been verbally served on the activist's lawyer, and Ghafouri must report to the Marivan Prison Execution Bureau in the coming days. The Intelligence Department...

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October 12, 2019

Kurdish Activist Sentenced to Six Months in Prison, 20 Lashes

A Kurdish civil rights activist was sentenced in absentia to six months in prison and 20 lashes by the branch 102 of Criminal Court of Marivan on charge of "disturbing public order" for participation in a protest rally against Turkish Army's invasion of the Kurdish-Syrian Afrin city, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) . The Iranian...

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December 11, 2018

An Environment Activist Released on Bail After Four Months

Arman Ghafouri, a civil activist detained by security forces in Mariwan on July 24, 2018, was temporarily released on bail after four months of arrest. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Arman Ghafouri, a student of Payam Noor University and a member of the Chiyay sabz Association of Mariwan, was temporarily released on bail from Mariwan Prison on Monday, December 10. He...

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August 31, 2018

Concern Over the Fate of Arman Ghafouri, Detained Environmental Activist

After 37 days in which no information has been received about the fate of Arman Ghafouri and a news release on some Kurdish websites that he was killed in the Sanandaj Intelligence Detention Centre, there is a serious concern about his fate. According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), there is still no information available about the fate of Arman Ghafouri, a student at Payam-e-Nour...

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