Kurdish Language Archives - KHRN

January 8, 2022

Iran jails woman activist over teaching Kurdish language

Kurdish literary and cultural woman activist Zahra (also Zara) Mohammadi presented herself today at the court of Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, to serve a five-year prison sentence. The court's Enforcement of Judgements Office arrested the activist and transferred her to the Juvenile Detention Centre in Sanandaj. Mohammadi had been accused of allegedly "forming groups and societies with the aim of disrupting national security" over her activities, which...

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