Khabat Shakiba Archives - KHRN

February 2, 2022

No information on fate of detained labour activist

Days after the arrest of Khabat Shakiba, a labour activist from Sanandaj, Iran's northwestern Kurdistan province, there is still no information on his fate. Security forces arrested the labour activist on 27 January when he was attending the burial ceremony of one of his relatives in Behesht Mohammadi cemetery in Sanandaj. They then took him to an undisclosed location. Also, in November 2018, Branch 103 of the...

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November 9, 2018

Fine or Imprisonment? A Price to Pay For Attending Celebrations

Khabat Shakiba, an environmental activist from Sanandaj who was sentenced to 3 months of imprisonment or a fine of 15 million Rials on charges of disturbing public order in September this year, paid the fine instead of going to prison. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that, on Aug 16, 2018, Khabat Shakiba was summoned to the court following a telephone call...

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