Kurdish Students Archives - KHRN

January 10, 2021

At Least 11 Kurdish Students and Civil Rights Activists Arrested by Security Forces

In the past two days, at least 11 Kurdish students and civil rights activists have been detained and taken to unknown locations by security forces in the cities of Karaj, Mahabad, Rabat and Marivan. These people have been identified as Farzad Samani, Sohaib Badrouj, Shapol Khezri, Darya Talabani, Salar Rahavi, Sirwan Nouri, Afshin Mam Ahmadi, Bahman Yousefzadeh, Farhad Musapour, Fereydoun Musapour and Dana Samadi. The...

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February 14, 2018

A Detained Student Charged with Blasphemy/ Another Kurdish Citizen still Detained in Orumiyeh

Despite two months after recent Iran protests, the fate of a Kurdish student and a citizen of Orumiyeh is still uncertain. They are still under temporary arrest, held in difficult conditions in ward 13 youth section of the Orumiyeh Central Prison. Moreover, a heavy sentence is expected for detained student activist as he is charged with blasphemy (insulting the prophet). According to reports received by...

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January 23, 2018

A Kurdish Student Arrested in Orumiyeh / A Number of Detained Students Released from Prison

A student from Sardasht was arrested by security forces in Orumiyeh and transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison after the completion of the interrogations. According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on 22 November 2017, a student of Orumiyeh University called Ebrahim Mohammadpour, was arrested by the security forces on charges of participating in national protests in Orumiyeh. After being detained at...

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January 8, 2018

Continued Arrest and Summons of Students in Kermanshah, Orumiyeh and Saghez

In the past days, following the strike and protest in various cities of Iran, six students have been arrested in Orumiyeh and Kermanshah while another student in Saqez has been summoned and questioned by the Intelligence Service. According to the information obtained by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on Friday, Dec 29, 2017, anti-riot forces and plainclothes forces arrested three students of Razi University of...

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September 12, 2017

Iran: A Kurdish Student Banned from Studying at Master’s Level

On Friday, Sept 1, 2017, the final results of the entrance exam for Master’s level was announced in Iran and one of the Kurdish students was deprived of the right to continue his study at this stage on the pretext of being a “Starred student”. (“Starred students” are university students banned from continuing their higher education as a result of their student and/or political...

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August 25, 2016

Iran tortures detained Kurdish student, father in Orumiyeh

The Iranian security forces arrested a Kurdish student and his father who were said tortured at the Inelegance Ministry’s jails in Orumiyeh for over ten days before being sent to the city’s central prison. A reliable local source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that “the Intelligence [Ministry] officers of Orumiyeh dressed in civilian clothes chased the care of Farhad Peiqami, a Kurdish architecture...

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March 8, 2016

Iran:Two Kurdish students sentenced to 10 years in prison

During the past months two Kurdish students named Qader Abdullazade and Mohammad Razmavar were sentenced to five and one year in prison respectively by the branch two of Orumiyeh's Revolutionary Court on charges of crimes against the national security,a Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) source said. The source said that “ Muhammad Razmavar is from the city of Maku and he is a student at...

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