Khabat Fadaei Archives - KHRN

February 27, 2023

Iran court sentences Kurdish artist to six years in jail

The Branch One of the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Varamin, Tehran province, in northern Iran, has sentenced Kurdish artist Khabat Fadaei to a total of six years in prison. The court charged Fadaei with "propaganda against the state" and "membership in a group and society with the aim of disrupting the security of the country". If the sentence is upheld at the appeal stage, five years...

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October 8, 2022

Tehran: Detained Kurdish artists’ fates remain unknown

The fate of the detained Kurdish artists Hossein Safamanesh, Khabat Fadaei and Saman Yassin remains unknown after Iranian security forces arrested them in the past few days over their support of the ongoing widespread protests across the country. The security forces detained Safamanesh on 6 October in Tehran and took him to an undisclosed location. The Kurdish artist from Kermanshah, western Iran, posted a statement on...

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