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February 8, 2017

Iran authorities intimidate elderly Kurdish Kolber for role in BBC TV report

The Iranian authorities have summoned and intimidated 70-year-old Kurdish Kolber worker Khazer Askarzadeh who just recently spoke to BBC Farsi journalists on the harsh working conditions of Kolber work in the border areas. The Intelligence Agency of Piranshahr called him to visit their branch and intelligence officers had met him and threatened him with revoking his work permit licence. “After the BBC TV report...

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