Khoy Archives - KHRN

November 13, 2019

Iranian Forces Open Fire Kurdish Border Porters, Three Wounded

The Iranian checkpoints forces in Kurdistan opened fire at the Kurdish Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- of which three of the Kolbars were wounded, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Hassan Heydari from the village of Tooreh at Safavid district of Khoy has been wounded by direct shooting of the checkpoint forces on 9 November. He is being treated at Khoy's Imam Khomeini Hospital...

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April 18, 2019

Four Kolbars Killed and Two Wounded

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): As a result of a series of direct shooting of Iranian border guards, a Kolbar was killed while two others were wounded. Moreover, three Kolbars from Sardasht and Piranshahr died of frostbite at the borderlands of Piranshahr last nigiht. KHRN has been informed that a group of Kolbars in the frontier elevations of the Kani Khoda of Piranshahr have suffered...

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April 15, 2019

Three Kurdish and Afghan Civilians Killed by Iranian Border Guards at Khoy Border Area

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): On Tuesday night, April 12, 2019, a Kurdish civilian and an Afghan family of six people were targeted by the Iranian border guards near the village of Tavarreh of Khoy. As a result of this shooting, the Kurdish civilian and two members of the Afghan family - the mother and son aged 13- were killed while another child of...

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August 16, 2018

The New Scenario of Ministry of Intelligence Denied by Zeynab Jalalian

On July 30, following the announcement of a three-day hunger strike by Zeynab Jalalian along with nine prisoners of ordinary offences in protest to being deprived of weekly visits and basic prison facilities, one of the websites linked to the Ministry of Intelligence denied the strike's news in an interview with a person called "Mostafa Moloodi”who introduced himself as Zeynab Jalalian’s lawyer. However, in a...

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July 25, 2017

The Revolutionary Guards Killed the Third Member of a Kurdish Kolbar Family in Khoy

In the past week, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps(IRGC) opened fire on a number of Kolbars in Qur'an border region of Khoy. In this incident, a Kurdish Kolbar was killed while another one was injured. “On Saturday, July 15, the Revolutionary Guards opened fire on a number of Kolbars who were passing along the Turkish border near “Tars Abad village” of Qur'at of Khoy City....

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February 25, 2016

Kurdish female political prisoner coerced to make scripted TV confession

Kurdish female political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian serving life imprisonment in Iran’s Khoy prison has been coerced by members of the Iranian Intelligence Ministry to make confessions on state TV for crimes she had not committed, one of the prisoner's relatives told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Several members of the Iranian Intelligence Ministry visited Jalalian a few weeks ago demanding that she makes a scripted...

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