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November 8, 2022

Tehran: Kurdish rapper’s fate remains unknown weeks after arrest

Saman Yasin (Seydi), a Kurdish rapper from Kermanshah and a resident of Tehran, who was arrested by the security forces at his home on 2 October, has been transferred to Tehran's Evin prison in recent weeks. "About two weeks ago, in a brief phone call with his family, Saman said he was transferred from Fashafouyeh Prison [also known as The Greater Tehran Central Penitentiary] to...

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November 7, 2022

Military-security forces kill at least 54 Kurdish civilians across Iran

Nearly 50 days have passed since the beginning of the nationwide uprising of the Iranian people following the murder of Zhina Mahsa Amini by the government. At least 54 Kurdish civilians, including seven minors, have been killed by the military-security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the provinces of West Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Kermanshah, Ilam, Qazvin, Alborz and Tehran. These statistics were collected until 6...

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October 27, 2022

Iran: Military-security forces kill three protesters in Mahabad

Iranian anti-riot forces and the paramilitary Basij forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) killed at least three protesters today in Mahabad, West Azerbaijan province. Today, widespread public protests were held in Mahabad after a large number of people attended the burial ceremony of Esmaeil Mowloudi, 35, a civilian who was killed last night by military-security forces during protests in the city. The anti-riot and...

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October 27, 2022

Iran forces kill 3, injure dozens as people commemorate Jina Mahsa Amini

Protesters and local shops and businesses in Iranian Kurdistan held demonstrations and went on strikes yesterday on the 40th day of the murder of a Kurdish woman named Jina Mahsa Amini by government forces. Many local businesses and shops in Mahabad, Sardasht, Piranshahr, Bukan, Divandarreh, Saqqez, Marivan, Dehgolan, Kamyaran and Javanrud went on widespread strikes and closed their businesses. Also, despite the strict security atmosphere and...

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October 24, 2022

Iran: At least 8 civilians detained in Ilam’s Darreh Shahr

Iranian security forces detained at least eight civilians during the public protests held in Darreh Shahr, Ilam province, in the past few days. The names of the protesters are Hossein Adib, Reza Nazarpour, Payam Rezaei, Peyman Rezaei, Zabi Gholizadeh, Reza Ghassemi, Farzad Asadi and Rasoul Kiani. So far, there is no information about the fate of the detained protesters. On 19 October, a group of civilians held...

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October 23, 2022

Iran protests: Security forces kill two in Sanandaj, Kermanshah

Two Kurdish civilians named Ramin Fatehi and Ramin Karami have lost their lives as a result of torture and shooting by Iranian military-security forces in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, and Kermanshah, Kermanshah province, in the past few days. On 21 October, the office of the Ministry of Intelligence in Sanandaj summoned the family of Fatehi, one of the detainees of the recent protests. It informed them...

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October 20, 2022

Iran forces wound 20 protesters, detain 23 in western Abdanan

Iran's anti-riot forces and the paramilitary Basij forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) injured at least 20 protesters on 17 October and security forces detained at least 23 in the past few days in Abdanan, in Iran's western Ilam province. Nationwide protests broke out after a 22-year-old Kurdish woman named Mahsa (Zhina) Amini died on 16 September after she was hospitalized following her...

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October 17, 2022

Joint Statement: 43 rights groups call on UNHRC for urgent action on Iran

Today, 43 international human rights groups, including Amnesty International, in a joint statement called on the United Nations Human Rights Council "to urgently hold a special session on Iran and establish an independent mechanism with investigative, reporting & accountability functions to address the most serious crimes under international law and other gross human rights violations committed in Iran, including in the context of successive...

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October 11, 2022

Kurdistan protests: Iran forces kill at least 30, injure 825, detain 2,000

Public protests against the state killing of Mahsa (Zhina) Amini continue in the fourth week in Sanandaj, Saqqez, Dehgolan, Divandarre, Kermanshah, Marivan, Mahabad, Bukan, Kamyaran, Javanrud, Salas-e Babajani and Qorveh despite the tense security atmosphere and the militarisation of these cities. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN)'s investigations show that since the beginning of the protests, the anti-riot and the paramilitary Basij forces killed at least...

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