Labour Activists Archives - KHRN

January 5, 2021

A Labour activist Arrested in Kermanshah

On Sunday, January 03, Javanmir Moradi, a labour activist and a member of the board of directors of the Free Trade Union of Iran, was arrested by security forces and taken to an unknown location, an informed source told the Kurdistan human rights network (KHRN). According to the Free Trade Union of Iran, this industrial electricity worker was detained by security forces after a personal...

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May 1, 2020

Kurdish Labour Activists Summoned and Threatened on the eve of International Workers’ Day

On the eve of International Workers' Day, Sanandaj Intelligence Office and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) telephone summoned a number of Kurdish labour activists in addition to threatening them not to attend any non-governmental event on this day.  "For several days now, as in previous years, security agencies have made threatening calls to at least 10 labour activists.” A labour activist in Sanandaj told...

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December 21, 2018

Four Kurdish Labour Activists Transferred to Prison to Serve Their Sentence

Four labour activists from Kamyaran were transferred to Kamyaran prison to endure their sentence. They had been arrested in April of 2016 on charges of attending the International Labour Day Ceremony but released after a few days on bail. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that two labour activists, Aram Mohammadi and Shaho Sadeghi, were summoned to the Kamyaran Judiciary on December 18...

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December 5, 2018

Court of Appeals Upholds Final Verdict For Six Labour Activists

The hearing for six activists from Kamyaran was held at Branch 4 of the Sanandaj Court of Appeals during the past few days. They were recently sentenced to imprisonment by the branch one of revolutionary court in Sanandaj on Oct 16, 2018 presided by Judge Saeedi on charges of propaganda against the state. The verdicts of 4 of these people were just approved while...

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