International Labour Day Archives - KHRN

April 28, 2022

Iran: IRGC intelligence detains activists ahead of Labour Day

The Intelligence Organisation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) arrested seven labour and women’s rights activists in Baneh, Kurdistan province, on 26 April. The names of these activists are Nishtiman Rahmati, Parvin Abdollahpour, Hassan Ezzati, Saeid Mohammadi, Omar Soleimani, Fateh Majidi, and Afshin Rahimi. Reportedly, the IRGC forces also raided the homes of these civilians and confiscated some of their personal belongings. Nishtiman Rahmati was released...

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December 5, 2018

Court of Appeals Upholds Final Verdict For Six Labour Activists

The hearing for six activists from Kamyaran was held at Branch 4 of the Sanandaj Court of Appeals during the past few days. They were recently sentenced to imprisonment by the branch one of revolutionary court in Sanandaj on Oct 16, 2018 presided by Judge Saeedi on charges of propaganda against the state. The verdicts of 4 of these people were just approved while...

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November 9, 2018

Fine or Imprisonment? A Price to Pay For Attending Celebrations

Khabat Shakiba, an environmental activist from Sanandaj who was sentenced to 3 months of imprisonment or a fine of 15 million Rials on charges of disturbing public order in September this year, paid the fine instead of going to prison. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that, on Aug 16, 2018, Khabat Shakiba was summoned to the court following a telephone call...

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