Dizel Abad Prison Archives - KHRN

August 24, 2020

Activist Sentenced to Nine Months in Prison for Opposing the Compulsory Hijab

On Monday, Aug 10, 2020, a Kurdish civil rights activist ‘Zahra Jamali’ was sent to Dieselabad Prison in Kermanshah to serve her nine-month sentence, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).  The activist was summoned and interrogated by Kangavar Intelligence Office in March 2017 following the release of a video in opposition to the compulsory hijab. The next day, after being summoned...

Read more
April 20, 2020

Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with Sewn Lips at Kermanshah Prison

A Kurdish political prisoner ‘Ismail Moridi’ has sewn his lips and gone on hunger strike at Kermanshah's Dizel abad prison in protest to opposition of the security forces to his conditional release. He has been in prison for five years and has served more than half of his 10-year sentence. The political prisoner went on a hunger strike on Sunday, Apr 12, 2020, while sewing...

Read more
February 2, 2020

Kurdish Activist Released on bail from Dizel Abad Kermanshah Prison

A Kurdish civil activist has been released from Dizel Abad Prison of Kermanshah after one month and 9 days in jail on a one billion toman bail, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). "Babak Dabirian has been held in the quarantine ward of Dizel Abad Prison in Kermanshah for the past 9 days,” the source added.  According to the...

Read more
December 6, 2019

100 Detainees Transferred to Dizel Abad Prison in Kermanshah

About 100 detainees have been transferred from the Kermanshah Security Detention Facility to Dizel Abad Prison during the past two days and about 100 other civilians are still held in the detention facilities of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and the Intelligence Service, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). According to reports from Kermanshah, protesters are being held in groups of 5-10 in...

Read more
May 3, 2019

Security Forces Attempted to Arrest a Kurdish Activist in Kermanshah

Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kermanshah Security Polices visited the house of Shahriar Tahmasebi’s mother to arrest this Kurdish activist and transfer him to prison to serve his two years imprisonment sentence, but he was not at home. The officers also seized the personal laptop of Tahmasebi when searching the house. Shahriar Tahmasebi and four other cultural activists were arrested by security forces in the...

Read more
March 5, 2018

A Prisoner Executed at Dizel Abad Prison in Kermanshah

A prisoner was executed on Murder Charge at Dizelabad prison in Kermanshah on March 04, 2018 without the right to meet with his family for the last time. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has identified the prisoner as Masoud Vakili, from Jawanrood. “Masoud Vakili, born on December 24, 1989, and a student at Isfahan University, was arrested in April 2015 on murder charges,” an informed source...

Read more