Heidar Ghorbani Archives - KHRN

June 12, 2023

Ministry of Intelligence detains Kurdish teenager in Kamyaran

The Iranian Ministry of Intelligence arrested Dana Ghorbani, a 19-year-old young man from Kamyaran, Kurdistan province, at his workplace on 11 June and took him to an undisclosed location. The Kurdish civilian was arrested without a court order, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. Dana Ghorbani is the nephew of Heider Ghorbani, a Kurdish political prisoner who was secretly executed in Sanandaj Central Prison...

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September 3, 2021

UN experts call on Iran to halt execution of Kurdish political prisoner

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) reported today that a group of UN human rights experts have called on the Islamic Republic of Iran to overturn the death sentence of the Kurdish political prisoner Heidar Ghorbani and to grant him retrial as there were serious concerns about the unfairness of his trial. “The Iranian authorities must immediately halt the execution...

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