Baneh Archives - KHRN

November 18, 2023

Iran border guards wound seven kolbars in Baneh

Iranian border guards have shot and wounded seven kolbars in the Hangeh-ye Zhal border area of Baneh, Kurdistan Province, in recent days. The identities of the injured kolbars are Diako Ramazani, Kianoush Pashaei, Zanyar Rahzadeh, Simko Ravazi, Salah Karimi, Azad Nouri, and Hamidreza Hafezi. Three kolbars from Saqqez, Kurdistan Province – Ramazani, 25, Pashaei, 21, and Rahzadeh, 22—as well as Ravazi, 37, from Mahabad, in West...

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October 16, 2023

Fate of eight Kurdish detainees remain unknown five months after arrest

More than five months have passed since the arrest of eight Kurdish civilians in Bukan, West Azerbaijan Province, and Baneh, Kurdistan Province, raising concerns about their well-being and the lack of information about their situation. The detainees, including Aboubakr Mamzadeh, Ahmad Mamzadeh, Javanmard Mam-Khosravi, Soran Ghassemi, Jalil Mowloudi, Rizgar Baba-Miri, Kaveh Salehi, and Pezhman Soltani, were taken to the Ministry of Intelligence detention centre in...

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October 28, 2022

IRGC forces kill two civilians during protests in Iran’s Baneh

Iranian military-security forces killed two Kurdish civilians named Motalleb Saeid Peyro and Fereydoun Faraji and injured several others during public protests in Baneh, Kurdistan province, on 27 October. "The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) forces shot the protesters in the streets of the city, as a result of which Motalleb Saeid Peyro and Fereydoun Faraji, 28 years old and from Saqqez, were killed", said a...

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September 12, 2022

Iran border forces kill, injure two kolbars in Baneh

Iranian border forces targeted a group of kolbars, killing one and injuring another in the border areas of Baneh, Kurdistan province, on 11 September. Border guards in Hangeh-ye Zhal border area killed a 40 years old kolbar identified as Rizgar Mohammadzadeh. Mohammadzadeh was the father of two and came from the village of Darvian-e Olya in Saqqez, Kurdistan province. Also, in the evening hours, another kolbar from...

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September 5, 2022

Border guards wound nine kolbars in Iran’s western border areas

Iran's Border Guard Command forces have shot and wounded at least nine kolbars in the country's western borders in the past few days. On 4 September, border forces targeted kolbars in three areas in Nowsud, Kermanshah province, injuring four kolbars identified as Eghbal Alizadeh, Hemmat Abdi, Ali Ahmadi and Parviz Moradi. On 2 September, border guards opened fire on kolbars in two areas in Baneh, Kurdistan...

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September 2, 2022

Iran border forces continue targeting kolbars in Baneh

In continuation of the systematic killing of kolbars, Iranian border forces have killed a man and injured two others in the past few days in the border areas of Baneh in Kurdistan province. On 31 August, border guards opened fire on a group of kolbars in the border area of Marvi in Baneh and killed a 23-year-old kolbar named Saleh Rashidzadeh, who comes from Sardasht...

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December 6, 2020

A Kurdish Tradesmen shot dead by IRGC Forces in Sistan Balochestan

On Thursday, December 03, the forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) shot at the vehicle of a Kurdish tradesmen in Sarbaz city of Sistan Baluchestan province, as a result of which the driver, Behzad Mohammadi from Baneh, was killed, a reliable source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The tradesmen, who had gone to the area for selling fuel, was reportedly shot in...

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November 17, 2020

A Border Porter Wounded by the Firing of the Border Guards

"On November 16, a group of Kurdish border porters–known as Kolbar- were shot by Iranian border guards in the border area of "Sohr Tahzin" in the city of Baneh in Kurdistan Province, as a result of which a Kolbar named Najmalddin Moradi was wounded. He was taken to a hospital in Baneh for treatment.", local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Earlier on November...

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Eight Kurdish Civilians Arrested by Security Forces In Baneh

In recent days, security forces arrested eight civilians in Baneh of Kurdistan province while raiding their home before transferring them to an unknown location. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Security forces arrested Idris Karimzadeh, Hadi Ahmadpour, Farhad Ahmadipour, Bisoton Ahmadipour, Karim Karimi, Barzan Karimi, Khalil Karimi and Yousef Ahmadi on Apr 25, 26 and 27. They searched the homes of these...

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