labor rights activists Archives - KHRN

October 21, 2019

Kurdish Labour Activist Arrested in Sanandaj / Another Released on Bail

Kurdish Human Rights Network has been informed that a Kurdish labour activist has been arrested on Monday Oct 14, 2019.  Faramarz Shariati from Sanandaj was arrested at his workplace by security forces on Monday Oct 14, 2019. At the time this report was published, despite frequent follow-up of Shariati's family and their visits to the security and judicial authorities, no precise information has been provided as...

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December 13, 2018

Former Political Prisoner Arrested in Tehran

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, a labour activist was arrested by agents of the Intelligence Ministry on December 12 and transferred to an unknown place. While confirming the news of this prisoner's arrest, a close relative of Ebrahimzadeh told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that several security forces had raided the house of this Labour activist without a warrant, while inspecting the house and confiscating a number of...

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May 16, 2018

Three Kurdish Labor Activists Released from Sanandaj Central Prison On Bail

Three labor activists from Sanandaj, who were arrested by security forces two weeks ago, were released on bail from Sanandaj Central Prison yesterday. On may 01 (the International Workers's Day), Yadi Samadin (the Secretary to the Sanandaj Bakery Sendicate) and Amir Shahabi (chairman of the Sanandaj Bakery Syndicate) were arrested by security forces. A few days later, "Armin Sharife (a labor and student activist) was also...

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April 26, 2018

A New Scenario in Labor Rights Activist’s Case After His Release From Prison

During the past few days, a Kurdish labor rights activist activist known as Osman Ismaili (released on 17 April after two months of imprisonment at Saqqez prison) went on a re-trial on charges of "propaganda against the regime through interviews with foreign media abroad”. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Apr 21, 2018, Osman Ismaili has been subjected to a...

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