Jin Jiyan Azadi Archives - KHRN

October 6, 2023

Son of slain protester released on bail after 18 days in detention

Khosrow Fathi, the son of Habibollah Fathi, a victim of the Jin Jiyan Azadi (Woman Life Freedom in Kurdish) uprising, was released from prison in Divandarreh, Kurdistan province, on 2 October on bail of 7 billion rials – nearly 14,000 USD – after spending 18 days in detention. Fathi was arrested in Divandarreh on 15 September by agents of the Intelligence Organisation of the Islamic...

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September 25, 2023

Security forces arrest four after memorial event for protest victim

On the anniversary of the death of Mohsen Gheysari, one of the victims of the Jin, Jiyan, Azadi (Woman, Life, Freedom) uprising in Ilam, Ilam Province, at least four civilians, Mohammad Hossein Gheysari (Mohsen's brother), Ali Shirkhani, Mahmoud Sadeghi, and his daughter Hedi Sadeghi, were beaten and arrested by security forces following a memorial service in Ilam on 21 September. Mohammad Hossein Gheysari and Mahmoud...

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September 22, 2023

Iran continues to suppress remembrance of last year’s uprising victims

Iranian security forces continue to prevent commemorations marking the anniversary of the government's killing of civilians during last year's Jin Jiyan Azadi (Woman Life Freedom in Kurdish) uprising. The first anniversary of the killing of at least 17 civilians was disrupted on 21 September as security and military forces maintained a heavy presence in Ilam, Kermanshah, Eslamabad-e Gharb, Quchan, Divandarreh, Qazvin, Shahriar, Varamin and Karaj. The...

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