Kurdish activist Archives - KHRN

October 27, 2019

Kurdish Activist Imprisoned in Kermanshah, Labour Activist Arrested in Sanandaj

A Kurdish activist from Javanrood was taken to Dieselabad Prison in Kermanshah on October 20 to endure his four years sentence, and a labour activist was arrested and taken to “an unknown location,”  a source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Kurdish activist Yaser Nouri was arrested on June 22 2015 and interrogated for about three months at the Ministry of Intelligence Detention...

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July 25, 2019

Kurdish Activist on Hunger Strike after Being Detained for the Past 7 Months

Hossein Kamangar, a Kurdish activist who has been temporarily detained for the past seven months, has gone on hunger strike in protest to his continued arrest and uncertain condition as well as pressure on him to make forced confessions. "During the past few days, relatives and families of Hossein Kamangar have gathered several times in front of the Sanandaj Intelligence Bureau and demanded information about...

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November 21, 2017

Two Kurdish Asylum Seekers Activists Arrested by Turkish Security Forces / They are at the Risk of deportation to Iran

The forces of Security and Intelligence Services of Turkey (MI) beat up the family of a Kurdish asylum seeker activist in Turkey and kidnapped two members of the family and transferred them to a security detention centre. "At 18:30 on Nov 18, 2017, the family of Sheida Rahimi (Kurdish asylum seeker activist) was beaten up while returning to their place of residence in Istanbul by...

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