Iran Elections Archives - KHRN

June 7, 2021

Iran interrogates Kurdish civilians over publishing information on boycotting presidential elections, say sources

Sources of the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) in various cities of Iranian Kurdistan report that a score of civilians have been summoned and interrogated by security agencies over the past month for allegedly publishing information in favour of boycotting the upcoming presidential election. According to these sources, in the past month, the offices of the Ministry of Intelligence and the Intelligence Organisation of the...

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March 4, 2016

Iran’s Yarsani religious community continue protests against discrimination

Members of the Yarsani religious community in Iran’s Islamabad Gha===rb have taken part in widespread protests to condemn sectarian insults made against them by some election campaigners, a Yarsani rights activist told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The source said the Yarsani community came under abusive attacks by election campaigners of Iranian parliamentary candidate Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, and that this happened after they organized a party-like...

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