Kheyrollah Haghjouyan Archives - KHRN

November 10, 2023

Four Yarsani activists arrested at checkpoint in Dalahu

Four members of the Yarsan Civil Activists’ Advisory Council were arrested at a checkpoint in Dalahu, Kermanshah Province, on 10 November, and taken to an undisclosed location. The activists, Seyyed Amin Abbasi, Kheyrollah Haghjouyan, Pakzad Taheri, and Noshad Taheri, were detained at the Patagh checkpoint in Dalahu as they were returning from visiting Siavash Hayati in Qasr-e Shirin, Kermanshah Province. Hayati, a political prisoner and the...

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November 3, 2023

Prominent activist condemns unjust death sentence for Yarsani civilian

Prominent Yarsani activist and former political prisoner Kheyrollah Haghjouyan has released a video strongly criticising the fabrication of false charges and the imposition of a death sentence on Yarsani Kurdish civilian Reza Rasaei, describing the judicial process as unjust. Rasaei was sentenced to death for "complicity in the murder" of Nader Beyrami, the head of the IRGC's intelligence service in Sahneh, Kermanshah Province. Haqhjuoyan, who is...

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July 4, 2022

Iran court convicts Kurdish Yarsani activist to jail term

The Islamic Revolutionary Court of Sahneh in Kermanshah province has sentenced the prominent Kurdish Yarsani activist Kheyrollah Haghjouyan to one year in prison, 11 months of which was suspended for five years. The court charged Haghjouyan with "propaganda against the state" and "insulting sanctities". The decision was communicated to the activist on 21 June. Haghjouyan is a prominent Kurdish Yarsani activist and a member of the Yarsan...

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July 7, 2021

Iran releases prominent Kurdish Yarsani activist on bail

Iran has released the prominent Kurdish Yarsani activist Kheyrollah Haghjouyan from Dizel Abad Prison of Kermanshah on a bail of 500 million Iranian Tomans - nearly 20,000 USD. Haghjouyan is a member of the Yarsan Civil Rights Activists’ Advisory Council in Iran. On 28 June, the district court of Sahneh in Kermanshah province summoned the activist and imprisoned him in Dizel Abad Prison for “insulting...

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July 5, 2021

Kurdish Yarsani activists go on hunger strike in solidarity with jailed activist

The Yarsan Civil Rights Activists’ Advisory Council said in a statement that a group of its members, along with several other Yarsani activists, have gone on hunger strike yesterday for 48 hours in support of and in solidarity with Kheyrollah Haghjouyan, a detained member of the council. Haghjouyan had gone on hunger strike since his arrest on 28 June, protesting against his detention. He continues...

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June 28, 2021

Iran court imprisons Yarsani Kurdish activist in Kermanshah

The district court of Sahneh in Kermanshah province has imprisoned today Kheyrollah Haghjouyan, a member of the Yarsan Civil Rights Activists’ Advisory Council, in Kermanshah’s Dizel Abad Prison. Today, the court summoned the political and civil rights activist, accusing him of “insulting the sanctities and officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran”. In today’s court hearing, Haghjouyan was questioned and charged in connection with his political...

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