Kurdish teacher Archives - KHRN

February 3, 2021

Governmental selection board fires Kurdish teacher

The central selection board of the department of education in Kurdistan province, linked to the intelligence organisation, has dismissed Mohammad Mansouri, a Kurdish member of a Quran School, from his teaching job in the Naysar Vocational School in Sanandaj, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network. A selection procedure – known as “Gozinesh” – is usually carried out for state officials and employees in...

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November 3, 2019

Court of Appeal Upheld Imprisonment Sentence for Teacher

An 11-year prison sentence for a Kurdish teacher from Bukan was upheld by the Orumiyeh Court of Appeal in mid-October, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Seyyed Aram Amin Zadeh had previously been sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Orumiyeh Revolutionary Court on charges of "acting against national security through the formation of extremist groups in the...

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May 13, 2019

No News about the Fate of Kurdish Teacher and Religious Activist

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): There is still no news about the fate of Yaser Amini Azar, the mathematics teacher and religious activists, who was arrested four days ago despite the repeated enquiries of his family about his whereabouts. This teacher was arrested by security forces in Mahabad when he was returning home from school on Wednesday, May 7, 2019. Security agents have stated that...

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March 4, 2019

A Kurdish Teacher Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): A Kurdish teacher, Peyman Naqshbandi, was arrested by security forces in Orumiyeh on the charge of propaganda against the state and transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison after two days of interrogation at the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre of this city. According to reports received by KHRN, security forces arrested this Kurdish teacher on Wednesday, February 27 in the...

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February 18, 2019

Teacher Union Member Arrested in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Mokhtar Asadi, a member of the Kurdistan Teacher Association was detained on Thursday, February 14 and taken to an unknown location several hours after a protest gathering in front of the Kurdistan Provincial Education and Training Office in Sanandaj. According to a reliable source, the activist was returning home with his family wehn arrested and he...

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November 26, 2018

A Teacher Still Held at IRGC Intelligence Detention Centre in Sanandaj

Omid Shahmohammadi, a teacher from Diwandareh and a member of Teachers 'Association, who was arrested after the second round of teachers’ sit-in in Iran on Monday 12 November 2018, still remains under interrogation at Intelligence detention centre of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Sanandaj. A reliable source has told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that, despite the fact that the security of the Diwandareh...

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November 16, 2018

A Teacher Summoned and Interrogated by IRGC in Sanandaj

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) summoned and interrogated Eskandar Lotfi, a teacher and guild activist from Mariwan, regarding his guild activities at Sanandaj for several hours. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the IRGC has been summoned and interrogated Iskandar Lotfi for several hours on Nov 14, 2018 during the second round of teachers’ sit-in in Iran. Eskandar Lotfi is one of...

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November 15, 2018

Teachers Hold the Second Round Of Sit-Ins At Schools Across Kurdistan

The second round of teachers’ sit-in, which began on November 13 across Iran including various cities and villages of Kurdistan, still continues despite the pressures and threats of Iranian security forces. Several Kurdish teachers participating in this sit-in have told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that the majority of schools in various cities and villages of Kurdistan have participated in this sit-in. This sit-in, which...

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October 31, 2018

A Detained Teacher Released on Bail in Saqqez

Mohammad Saleh Shokri, a teacher from Saqqez who had been arrested by security forces of Saqqez on Oct 7, 2018, was released on bail on Sunday. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Mohammad Saleh Shokri (with 24 years of teaching experience at various schools in Saqez), was arrested by the security forces on Oct 7, 2018, and transferred to the Intelligence Detention Centre. He...

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