Mariwan Archives - KHRN

August 11, 2020

Kurdish Activist Sent to Prison to Serve His Sentence

Kurdish civil rights activist Voria Delangiz who had previously been sentenced by the Marivan Criminal Court to four months in prison and 24 lashes for "disturbing public order," was sent to prison, on Sunday, August 09. The trial of this activist was held on March 4. Voria Delangiz was arrested in September 2017 after being summoned to the Marivan Intelligence Office and was released on bail...

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November 13, 2019

Kurdish Civilian Released on Bail

Kurdish civilian Abdullah Weisi was released on bail on 7 November after 110 days of detention. Weissi, from the village of Golchire of Marivan, was arrested after being summoned to Marivan Intelligence Office on 20 July on the charge of "collaboration with one of the Kurdish opposition parties.” He was taken to the Marivan Prison from the prison's detention center in recently. Ten Kurdish civilians and activists were arrested by security...

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October 15, 2019

Protesters Participating in Marivan Rally Against Turkish Invasion of Northeastern Syria Arrested

Iranian security forces attacked the demonstrators participating in a rally in protest to Turkish incursion into the Kurdish areas in north and east of Syria, known as Rojava, on October 11 and arrested at least six of them at their workplace the following day. "On October 11, security forces attacked the demonstrators in the vicinity of the Marivan Intelligence Office where some of the protestors, including several...

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October 12, 2019

Kurdish Activist Sentenced to Six Months in Prison, 20 Lashes

A Kurdish civil rights activist was sentenced in absentia to six months in prison and 20 lashes by the branch 102 of Criminal Court of Marivan on charge of "disturbing public order" for participation in a protest rally against Turkish Army's invasion of the Kurdish-Syrian Afrin city, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) . The Iranian...

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January 25, 2019

The Protest Gathering of Municipality Workers in Mariwan Still Continues

On Thursday, January 24, the workers of the municipality of Mariwan gathered in front of the municipality building for the fourth consecutive day in protest to their delayed salaries. According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), a group of workers from the municipality of Mariwan continued their protest a 6-months delay in payment of their salaries and overtime bonuses due to the...

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December 11, 2018

An Environment Activist Released on Bail After Four Months

Arman Ghafouri, a civil activist detained by security forces in Mariwan on July 24, 2018, was temporarily released on bail after four months of arrest. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Arman Ghafouri, a student of Payam Noor University and a member of the Chiyay sabz Association of Mariwan, was temporarily released on bail from Mariwan Prison on Monday, December 10. He...

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June 3, 2018

Two Sisters Committed suicide in Mariwan 

Two sisters (30-year-old and 35-year-old from Mariwan), ended their lives by hanging themselves. In the afternoon of Thursday, May 31, two sisters, Amenah and Khadijah Saidid (residents of the Tappeh Musk of Mariwan) committed suicide by hanging themselves. One of the relatives of the family told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that the two sisters had difficulty earning a living as tailors. The source continued that the...

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April 21, 2018

Continued Strikes and Protests of Businessmen and Marketers in Different Cities of Kurdistan

Marketers in various cities of Kurdistan have gone on strike for the fifth day in protest to the blockade of the unofficial border crossings of Kurdistan and the high cost of customs. Despite the promise of the Supreme Leader's representative in the National Security Council to follow up their demands, marketers believe that they should continue the protests until their right demands are met. Kurdistan...

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April 18, 2018

Widespread Strikes and Protests of Businessmen and Marketers in Kurdistan in Protest to the Closure of Border Crossings and the High Cost of Customs

On the third day of the strike and protest by the Marketers in the cities of Javanrood and Baneh, Mariwan and Saqqez marketers also joined the protests. During this process, the markets of these cities are also half-closed. Various sources of Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) from Baneh, Javanrood, Mariwan, Saqqez and Sardasht have reported widespread strike of marketers and businessman during the business hours...

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