March 8 Archives - KHRN

March 2, 2019

Kurdish Activists Summoned and Threatened on the Eve of March 8 and Newroz in Sanandaj

In recent weeks, a large number of civil, political, labour, and women activists in Sanandaj, including Simin Chaichi- poet and women's rights activist- Seyyed Khaled Hosseini and Mozafar Salehania- labour activists and members of the Coordinating Committee for the creation of labour organisations- have been summoned and interrogated by the security agencies affiliated with the Intelligence Ministry, IRGC and the Law Enforcement Force. According to...

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March 17, 2018

A letter from Zeynab Jalalian on International Woman’s Day

The Kurdish political prisoner known as Zeynab Jalalian sentenced to life imprisonment congratulated all women on March 8th (International Women's Day) while disclosing information on being tortured in the Kermanshah Intelligence Detention Centre. This letter, a copy which was sent to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), states: I congratulate my beloved mother, women who look after their loved ones and all the women of the...

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