Detained Civilains Archives - KHRN

January 10, 2021

At Least 11 Kurdish Students and Civil Rights Activists Arrested by Security Forces

In the past two days, at least 11 Kurdish students and civil rights activists have been detained and taken to unknown locations by security forces in the cities of Karaj, Mahabad, Rabat and Marivan. These people have been identified as Farzad Samani, Sohaib Badrouj, Shapol Khezri, Darya Talabani, Salar Rahavi, Sirwan Nouri, Afshin Mam Ahmadi, Bahman Yousefzadeh, Farhad Musapour, Fereydoun Musapour and Dana Samadi. The...

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October 30, 2020

Two Kurdish Civilians Arrested in Marivan and Oshnoyeh

Two Kurdish Civilians, Farooq Azizi and Ata Fattahi, have been arrested by security forces in the cities of Oshnoyeh and Marivan and taken to an unknown location. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on Monday, October 26, Farooq Azizi, a Kurdish Civilian from the village of "Bimzarteh" in Oshnoyeh, West Azerbaijan Province, was arrested after being telephone summoned to the Intelligence Office of...

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July 16, 2020

More Kurdish Civilians Arrested by Iranian Security Agents

Following the new wave of arrests of Kurdish civilians, four other civilians have been arrested by security forces in the cities of Piranshahr and Sanandaj. On July 12, 2020, security forces arrested two Kurdish civilians Adel Sheikhe and Diako Tara in the villages of Pasveh and Keleh Sipan respectively in Piranshahr and transferred them to an unknown location.On July 11, another civilian of Piranshahr named...

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July 8, 2020

Six Civilians Arrested in Bukan, Mahabad and Oshnavieh

Following the new wave of arrests of Kurdish civilians, six other Kurdish people were arrested by security forces in the past few days in the cities of Bukan, Mahabad and Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) in the province of West Azerbaijan. On Monday, July 06, forces affiliated with the Intelligence Ministry surrounded the village of Haji Lak and arrested the Kurdish singer "Abdullah Chavoshi". Also, in the past few days,...

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July 3, 2020

Civilians Detained on Charges of “Propaganda against Islam and the State”

The Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Eslamabad-e-Gharb in Kermanshah province announced the arrest of civilians affiliated with groups which "promote sectarian, deviant and anti-Islamic matters". According to IRNA (Islamic Republic News Agency) on Thursday, July 2, quoting the Kermanshah Public Relations Department, the Islamic Revolutionary  Guards Corps (IRGC) has identified and arrested people in two operations on charges of "propaganda activities against the regime" and "insulting the...

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June 14, 2020

A Civilian Detained by the IRGC in Marivan

A Kurdish civilian named Khairat Parvazeh from the village of Ney in the Marivan district of Kurdistan province was arrested after being summoned to the office of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and transferred to an unknown location on Monday, June 8, 2020, An informed source has told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). There is still no news about the whereabouts of this civilian...

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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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December 29, 2019

Three Kurdish Civilians Arrested in Damavand

Three Kurdish Civilians were arrested in Damavand of Tehran Province on 25 December and taken to an identified location, informed sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Shapour Habibi, Faramarz Qasemi Azar and Farzin Rostami from Sanadaj had recently started living in Damavand.  Despite the enquiries the families of the civilians made to Damavand judicial and security agencies, the reason for the arrest of these Kurdish civilians...

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December 26, 2019

Four Kurdish Civilians Detainees Transferred to Oshnavieh Prison

Four Kurdish civilians Kamel Ahmadi Khanlar, Yusuf Ahmadi, Mohammad Amin Qazi and Kurosh Azizi were taken to Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) prison during the past two days to endure their prison terms, a source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The four detainees had previously been sentenced to four years in prison by the Oshnavieh Revolutionary Court on charges of "membership of the Democratic Party of Iranian...

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