Iraj Rahimzadeh Archives - KHRN

September 5, 2022

Iran intelligence ministry continues to detain activist couple

Civil rights activists Shadi Dargahi and Iraj Rahimzadeh continue to be held in the detention centre of the Ministry of Intelligence in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, without the right to have a lawyer or receive family visits. Security forces arrested Rahimzadeh on 28 May and took him to the detention centre of the intelligence ministry in Sanandaj. During this period, he was once taken from the detention...

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July 31, 2022

Iran arrests woman activist, imprisons her activist husband in Marivan

The Ministry of Intelligence in Marivan, Kurdistan province, arrested a civil rights activist named Shadi Dargahi after summoning her on 21 July. Also, the activist's husband Iraj Rahimzadeh, who was arrested by security forces on 28 May, has been transferred to Marivan prison in the past few days after the end of his interrogation period at the detention centre of the intelligence ministry in Sanandaj,...

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June 14, 2022

Marivan: Activists remain in custody weeks after arrest

Civil rights and environmental activists Iraj Rahimzadeh and Rebwar Mahmoudi, who were detained by security forces in Marivan in Kurdistan province in the past few weeks, are still being held in custody. In a brief phone call with his family in recent days, Rahimzadeh said that security interrogators were pressuring him to make forced confessions. Security forces arrested Rahimzadeh at his family home in Marivan on...

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May 31, 2022

Security forces arrest Kurdish activist in Iran’s Marivan

Security forces have arrested a Kurdish civil rights activist named Iraj Rahimzadeh during a raid on his house in Marivan, Iran's northwestern Kurdistan province, on 28 May, and transferred him to an undisclosed location. The reason for the activist's arrest and whereabouts are unknown. Security forces had previously arrested Rahimzadeh in Marivan on 18 February 2019. He was then released on bail after several weeks of...

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February 21, 2019

Two Kurdish Environmental Activists Arrested in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Following further arrests of Kurdish environmental activists in recent days, two other environmental activists, Zakaria Naqshbandi and Iraj Rahimzadeh, were detained by security forces in Sanandaj and Marivan. According to reports received by KHRN, security guards arrested Zakaria Naqshbandi a member of the Kurdistan's Green Population Association in Sanandaj at his workplace on February 17. The agents subsequently searched the...

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