Kurdish Labour activist Archives - KHRN

June 29, 2020

Kurdish Labour Activist Still Detained in Evin Prison

Haydar Ghorbani, a Kurdish labour activist and a member of the Free Trade Union of Iran who was detained by security forces at his family home in Tehran on June 7, 2020, is still being detained at Ward 209 of Evin Prison. During this period, the activist has had only two short telephone calls with his family. Despite his family's enquiries made to the court...

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December 21, 2019

Labour Activist Released on Bail from Sanandaj Prison

Kurdish Labour activist Seyed Khaled Hosseini was released from Sanandaj Central Prison on a bail of 100 million tomans on 19 December. The Iranian security forces detained Hosseini, a member of the Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers’ Organization, in Sanandaj on 25 November.  The activist has been arrested and prosecuted several times over the past several years for allegedly participating in a protest rally in condemnation of the...

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March 18, 2019

Labour Activist Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): Eqbal Shabani, a labour activist and inspector of the Sanandaj Bakery Association, was temporarily released on a bail of 100 million Tomans from Sanandaj Central Prison. He was arrested by security forces on February 18 and transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Sanandaj. He was transferred to the quarantine section of the Sanandaj Central Prison after interrogations on...

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November 28, 2018

A Labour Activist Transferred to Saqqez Central Prison to Endure his Sentence

A labour activist from Saqqez, who was sentenced to 3 months of imprisonment on charges of propaganda against the state last January, was transferred to Saqqez prison to endure his imprisonment. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a labour activist known as Ezat Nasiri was summoned to the Enforcement Office of Saqqez and transferred to the central prison of Saqqez on Nov...

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February 8, 2018

A Kurdish Labour Activist Summoned to Serve his Imprisonment Sentence

Saqez Enforcement Office has summoned the bailor of Osman Ismaili, a labour activist, and called him for serving his imprisonment sentence. According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on February 04, The Enforcement of Office of Saqez has summoned Ms Rabieh Rahmani, the bailor of Osman Ismaili, and notified her that this activist should introduce himself to Court Enforcement Office for serving...

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November 10, 2017

Family of the Imprisoned Labour Activist Worry about His Health Condition

The labour activist, Mahmoud Salehi was transferred to the general section of Imam Khomeini Hospital after five days in intensive care unit. This prisoner had been transferred to Imam Khomeini Hospital from Saqqez Prison on Nov 3, 2017, due to his heart problem. "On Thursday, November 09, my father was transferred from the heart section of the hospital to the general section as his health...

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November 1, 2017

A Kurdish Labor Activist Arrested and Transferred to Saqqez Prison

Mahmoud Salehi, a well-known labor activist, was arrested in front of the entrance to Saqqez Hospital and then transferred to the prison yesterday for serving his one-year prison sentence. “on Oct 28, 2017, Mahmoud Salehi, was arrested at Imam Khomeini hospital in Saqqez city when leaving the hospital after being treated with dialysis. He was transferred to the court where a new decree was...

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October 10, 2017

Continued Pressure on Kurdish Labour Activists in Sanandaj / Four Labour Activists Summoned by the NAJA Intelligence Bureau

Following the new wave of pressures on labour activists in Kurdistan, four labour activists were summoned by the Bureau of Law Enforcement (NAJA) in Sanandaj. “On Saturday, October 07, four Kurdish activists including two members of Free Trade Union, namely Sharif Saeed Panah and Muzaffar Salehnia, and two members of the Coordinating Committee of labour Organisations, namely Galib Hosseini, and Khalid Hosseini, were summoned by...

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October 3, 2017

Continued Arrests of Kurdish Labour Activists in Sanandaj

Iranian security forces arrested another Kurdish Labour activist in Sanandaj yesterday and transferred him to the Intelligence Detention Centre of this city. Reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) indicate that On Friday, Sept 29, 2017, Sanandaj security forces entered Foad Zandi's home by breaking the door, arrested and transferred him to the Intelligence Detention Centre in Sanandaj while confiscating some of his...

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