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December 20, 2020

Iranian-Kurdish Worker Died in Accident at Work in Kurdistan Region

A 30-year-old worker from ‌Bukan named Rezgar Hajizadeh died in an explosion at an oil refinery in the city of Duhok in the Kurdistan Region yesterday, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). According to unofficial statistics, thousands of Kurdish civilians from different cities of Iranian Kurdistan are employed by the industrial, construction, agricultural and climatic sectors of Kurdistan Region.

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September 25, 2017

Iran Halts Flights to Kurdish Region Before Referendum

Iran halted flights to and from Kurdish regions in northern Iraq on Sunday following a plan by the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to hold a referendum on independence. Iran also started military exercises at the Kurdish border areas of the cities of Marivan, Baneh, Sardasht and Piranshahr. Meanwhile, the Special Forces are still manoeuvring in the main areas of the city to create...

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July 13, 2017

Kurdish Activist Adnan Rashidi Released from Asayesh detention centre in Penjwein

On Wednesday, July 12, Adnan Rashidi (Kurdish activist) was released from Asayesh detention centre in Penjwein after being detained for 10 days. Kurdish security forces 'known as Asayish' arrested Rashidi, who is a member of the Kurdistan Human Rights Association (KMMK) on Monday, July 3, and transferred him to Asayish office under the pretext of a simple questioning. He was then transferred to the detention...

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July 8, 2017

Iranian Kurdish activist arrested by Security Forces of Kurdistan Regional Government

During the past few days, Kurdish security forces known as Asayesh detained a Kurdish activist in Penjwein district of Kurdistan. This former Kurdish prisoner, who is also a member of the Kurdistan Human Rights Association (KMMK), was transferred to a detention centre in Sulaymaniyah. “At 11 a.m. on Monday, July 3, Asayish Forces went to Adnan Rashidi's house and transferred him to Asayish office under...

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