Juvenile Detention Centre Archives - KHRN

June 7, 2022

Kermanshah: Situation of women’s section in Juvenile Detention Centre

The families of some of the prisoners in the women's ward of the Juvenile Detention Centre in Kermanshah spoke to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) about the grave situation in the prison. The families say about 70 women and a child are currently being held in the ward's five rooms. Most of these prisoners are forced to sleep on the floor due to the...

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July 6, 2021

Teenager detained over ‘membership of a Kurdish opposition party’

Zhina Hassani-Moghaddam, a 16-year-old teenager, has been transferred from the detention centre of the Ministry of Intelligence in Sanandaj to the Juvenile Detention Centre of the city. Security forces had arrested Hassani-Moghaddam, who comes from Saqqez, Kurdistan province, on 18 June, accusing her of joining a Kurdish opposition party. A source that spoke to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) said: “Zhina Hassani-Moghaddam, who had previously...

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