Masoud Nikkhah Archives - KHRN

February 21, 2023

Trial of three teachers’ union activists postponed in Tehran

The trial of three members of the board of directors of the Kurdistan-Marivan Teachers' Union, Shaban Mohammadi, Eskandar Lotfi and Masoud Nikkhah, which was scheduled to be held at Branch 28 of Tehran's Islamic Revolutionary Court, was postponed to another time due to the change of the hearing authority. The activists will be tried in the same hearing as two detained French civilians Cécile Kohler...

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August 22, 2022

Teachers’ union activists released on heavy bail in Tehran

The detained members of the Board of Directors of the Kurdistan-Marivan Teachers' Union, Shaban Mohammadi and Masoud Nikkhah were temporarily released on 20 August from Tehran's Evin prison on a bail of 2 billion Iranian Tomans – nearly 62,500 USD. Earlier on 17 August, Eskandar (Soran) Lotfi, the spokesperson of the Coordinating Council of Iranian Educators' Trade Union and a member of the board of...

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July 11, 2022

Teachers’ union activists remain in custody in Sanandaj, Tehran

Some seven detained teachers' union activists named Shaban Mohammadi, Masoud Nikkhah, Eskandar Lotfi, Omid Shah-Mohammadi, Parviz Ahsani, Kaveh Mohammadzadeh, and Hiva Ghoreishi are still held in custody in Tehran's Evin Prison and the detention centre of the Ministry of Intelligence in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province. Security forces had previously arrested the activists in the cities of Marivan and Divandarreh in Kurdistan province. On 5 July, Lotfi, the...

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