Labour activist Archives - KHRN

December 6, 2019

Kurdish Labour Activist Arrested in Sanandaj

Labour activist Jalil Mohammadi, a member of the Coordination Committee for the Establishment of Workers' Organizations, was arrested by security forces on 3 December, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Mohammadi was arrested at his workplace in Sanandaj and taken to an unknown location.  No information has been released concerning the whereabouts of the activist. Mohammadi has also been summoned and detained many times over the past few years...

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November 22, 2019

Labour Activist Arrested in Tehran

Labour activist Yashar Darulshafa, who had been sentenced to five and a half years in prison in 2010, was detained by the security forces and taken to an unknown location on 21 November, a source  the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). "About 20 security forces members raided on the house of a friend of Yashar Darulshafa and broke the door to arrest him. Darulshafa was...

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