Kurdish Sunni Prisoners Archives - KHRN

February 11, 2020

Prison Guards Raid Sunni Prisoners’ Ward in Rajai Shahr Prison

On Sunday morning, February 2, the special guard of Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj searched the ward 11 of this prison, where the Sunni prisoners were held. The guards disrespected the prisoners during their physical inspection and this has caused tension in the ward, sources told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).  "From the very beginning of the inspection, the special guards were...

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October 2, 2017

Kurdish Cleric Released on Bail / Another Cleric Remains in Custody

Momostat Abdul Karim Azarin, Kurdish Sunni Cleric, was released on bail from Orumiyeh Central Prison after being detained for more than three months but his son-in-law, who was arrested before him, is still in detention. “On June 10, 2017, the security forces of Orumiyeh arrested a member of the congregation called Mullah Mohammad Omari in his house in Piranshahr. He was then transferred to the...

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