Iranian security forces Archives - KHRN

May 18, 2021

Iran security forces arrest five Kurdish activists in Sanandaj

Photo: Mohsen Hossein-Panahi Security forces simultaneously arrested five Kurdish civil rights activists Reza Rezaei, Mohsen Hossein-Panahi, Keyvan Elyasi, Morteza Mohammadi, and Ghaneh Khateri today, on 18 May, in Sanandaj, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). No information has yet been obtained about the reason for the arrests of the activists and their situation.

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December 17, 2018

Two Kurdish Civilians Arrested by Security Forces in Marivan

Iranian Security Forces arrested at least two Kurdish civilians in Marivan and transferred to an unknown location on Thursday, December 13. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that security forces in the Marivan industrial town raided the mechanic shop of a civilian, Zaniar Moradi from the village of Dagaga of Sarvabad on December 13 without a warrant while arresting and transferring him to...

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December 13, 2018

Iran Security Forces Arrest More Kurdish Civilians

Iranian Security Forces arrested at least 3 Kurdish civilians in Sanandaj and Diwandareh and transferred to an unknown location. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a civilian from Sanandaj, Homayoun Bahmani was arrested on Saturday, December 01 by security forces in Diwandareh and transferred to an unknown location. Moreover, security forces raided the office of two Sanandaj civilians known as Vahid Azimi and...

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July 16, 2018

A Kurdish Citizen Killed by Security Forces in Miandoab

The security forces have targeted a Kurdish citizen's vehicle on the Miandoab route to Bokan. This attack resulted in the death of a Kurdish citizen while there is no information on the fate of the other three passengers in the vehicle. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that security forces have targeted a vehicle near the cities of Gojgel and Moshirabad of Miandoab...

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December 23, 2016

Police presence forces a rally to cancel in Iran’s Kurdish Mariwan

A gathering of solidarity with Kurdish Kolber workers was cancelled in Mariwan because of the presence of huge Iranian police forces. A few days ago in Mariwan, a group of Kurdish activists planned to gather outside the residence of the governor of the city to protest against the never-ending killings of Kurdish Kolber workers by the security forces. But on the day of the planned protest...

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November 17, 2016

Iran forces continue mass arrests of Kurds in Boukan, Naghadeh

Iranian security forces have carried out mass arrests of Kurdish citizens in the past few weeks in Boukan and Naghadeh(Naqadeh) areas, according to reliable local sources. A Kurdish student of physical education studies was arrested in Naghadeh city’s main street along with Shayan Haji Talkhabi said to be a make-up artist, on 29 October, according to a reliable source. The security forces immediately...

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September 25, 2016

KHRN appeals for witnesses to 2006 Maku bloodshed in Iran

KHRN documents violations of human rights in Iran's Kurdistan region and we are preparing a documentary report on Iranian security forces' slaying of Kurdish civilian protesters in the city of Maku (also spelt as Mako or Makoo) in the Kurdistan Region of Iran on Wednesday 15 February 2006, and we need to gather more information and evidences from the civilians involved in the event...

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