Labor Rights Archives - KHRN

May 14, 2019

Two Labour Activists Sentenced to Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Eqbal Shabani and Towfiq Mahmoodi, two Kurdish Labour activists were sentenced to one year of suspended imprisonment for three years and one-year of imprisonment respectively on charges of cooperating with the "Opposition parties”. KHRN has obtained information that Eqbal Shabani’s hearing was held on May 5, 2019 at branch 1 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj, headed by Judge...

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April 26, 2019

A Labour Activist Transferred to Sanandaj Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): The Labour activist “Towfiq Mohammadi” was transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison after 45 days of detention at the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre. This labour activist was arrested by security forces on March 9, 2019 at his workplace in Sanandaj. Although Towfiq Mohammadi was transferred to the prison with a temporary arrest warrant, branch 2 of the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court announced that...

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February 11, 2019

A Worker Lost his life in Gold Quarry Mine in Qorveh

Kurdistan Human Rights Network - A young worker lost his life due to fall from Mine Crusher at the Sargoyi gold mine in Qorveh in Kurdistan Province on February 08. The worker identified as Mohammad Reza Sadeghian, 22, married and from the village of Nayband of Qorveh. It should be noted that dozens of workers die annually due to the lack of adequate safety equipment in...

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October 20, 2018

A Labour Activist to Pay a Fine on Charges of Disturbing Public Order / Evidenced

Osman Ismaili, a known labour activist who had been arrested on International Labour day's gathering by security forces (but released three days later), has been sentenced to a fine of 2 million rials fine by the Penal Court of Saqqez (Branch 103) on charges of disrupting public order. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Osman Ismaili has been summoned to the...

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October 11, 2018

Two Civil Activists Arrested in Saghez and Sanandaj

In the past few days, security forces have arrested two activists called Mohammad Saleh Shokri (resident of Saqqez) and Zanyar Dabbaghian from Sanandaj. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that security forces arrested teachers Mohammad Saleh Shokri on Saturday evening, Oct 7, 2018 in his house while searching his house and confiscating a number of his personal belongings. However, there is still...

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July 20, 2018

A Labor Activist Arrested in Marivan

Peyman (Hawar) Abdi, a labor activist from Marivan, was arrested by security forces in Marivan and transferred to Intelligence Ministry's Detention Centre in the city of Sanandaj. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the Kurdish activist called Peyman (Hawar) Abdi was arrested in one of the streets of Marivan on the evening of July 13 by security forces and he was taken...

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July 2, 2018

A Worker From Sanandaj Died at Workplace

A worker from Sanandaj lost his life due to severe injuries at workplace. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a worker called Vahid Mouloodi was injured and lost his life during work with rollers at the Zagros cartoon factory on Friday, June 29. He was married with two children.

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April 10, 2018

A Worker Dead and Another Wounded Due to the Fall of the Scaffold

In the last few days, two young Kurdish workers in the industrial city of Sanandaj fell from the scaffold and one of them lost his life. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Saturday, April 07, two workers from Sanandaj called Navid Mohammadi (28 years old) and Ismail Zandi fell from the scaffold during the construction work in the Industrial Town No....

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March 9, 2018

The Hearing of Najibeh Salehzadeh Held in the Revolutionary Court of Saqqez

The court hearing of Kurdish activist known as Najibeh Salehzadeh was held at the Revolutionary Court of Saqqez. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Tuesday, March 06, the hearing for Najibeh Salehzadeh's was held at the Revolutionary Court of Saqqez (Branch 1) on charges of propaganda against the system through interviews with foreign media abroad. “If defending my husband (Mahmoud Salehi) is...

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