Kermanshah Archives - KHRN

October 30, 2023

Retired telecom workers, disabled civilians protest for rights

A group of retired employees of the Telecommunication Company of Iran took to the streets in Kermanshah, Kermanshah Province, today to demonstrate their dissatisfaction with their living conditions and to press for the resolution of various issues. The protests were not limited to Kermanshah, as similar demonstrations by retired telecom workers took place simultaneously in several cities across the country. The main demands of the pensioners...

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April 12, 2023

Landmine blast severely injures civilian in Iran’s Qasr-e Shirin

A landmine explosion severely injured an employee of Iran's demining department in the border areas of Qasr-e-Shirin, Kermanshah province, on 10 April. The civilian, whose identity is not known yet, suffered severe injuries on his hands and face. He was transferred to a medical centre in Kermanshah for treatment. Every year, dozens of civilians in Iran's border areas, especially in the provinces of West Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Kermanshah,...

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March 7, 2023

Protests break out in Iran’s Kurdish cities as schoolgirl poisonings continue

Protest rallies were held today in front of the Ministry of Education in Kermanshah, Sanandaj and Saqqez in north-western Iran after the Iranian Teacher's Union called for protests against organised chemical gas attacks on girls' schools and the poisoning of students across the country. Iranian Police Special Units fired tear gas and shotgun pellets towards a gathering of teachers and families in Sanandaj, injuring at...

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January 5, 2023

Kolbar dies after falling from border heights in Iran’s Kermanshah

Arman Mohammadi, a 35-year-old kolbar, lost his life today after falling from a border height in the Nowsud district of Kermanshah province, western Iran. Mohammadi, who comes from the city of Sarvabad in Kurdistan province, is reported to have fallen from the Sufi Janeh border heights while carrying goods.

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January 4, 2023

Iran: Prisoner executed over ‘premeditated murder’

Iran executed today Farhad (Farah) Karimi, a prisoner sentenced to death on the charge of "premeditated murder", in Kermanshah, western Iran. Karimi, who comes from Komoreh village in Paveh city of Kermanshah province, was jailed in 2019 on charges of "murdering" a civilian from Paveh's Nuryab village.

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December 22, 2022

Man kills brother’s wife over ‘family disputes’ – Iranian media

Iranian media outlets reported on 17 December that a man, with the help of his wife, shot dead his brother's 48-year-old wife in a village in the Bilvar district of Kermanshah province, western Iran. Reportedly, hours after the murder, the brother-in-law and his wife were arrested. During the first interrogations, the motivation for the murder was said to be "family disputes with the victim". The woman died...

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November 11, 2022

Kermanshah: Security forces raid house, take father hostage to arrest son

Security forces raided the house of a Kurdish civilian named Younes Haji Aliani in Kermanshah, western Iran, on 10 November, and detained his father Hossein Haji Aliani after they did not find him at home. The security forces told the family that the 58-year-old father would be held in custody until Younes Haji Aliani presents himself. Reportedly, the security forces did not have any court order...

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October 23, 2022

Iran protests: Security forces kill two in Sanandaj, Kermanshah

Two Kurdish civilians named Ramin Fatehi and Ramin Karami have lost their lives as a result of torture and shooting by Iranian military-security forces in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, and Kermanshah, Kermanshah province, in the past few days. On 21 October, the office of the Ministry of Intelligence in Sanandaj summoned the family of Fatehi, one of the detainees of the recent protests. It informed them...

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October 3, 2022

Iran anti-riot forces kill 16-year-old boy in Kermanshah

Anti-riot forces shot and killed a 16-year-old child named Amir Hossein Basati during the public protests held in Kermanshah, western Iran, on 21 September, over the murder of Mahsa (Zhina) Amini. A relative of the teenager told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that he was shot dead from a close range around Modarres Street in Kermanshah. The source said the family initially did not know...

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