Orumiyeh Archives - KHRN

January 3, 2023

Family of killed boy ‘threatened’ to lie about cause of death, says mother

Iranian security agencies have pressured a family whose son was shot to death by the military-security forces in Orumiyeh, north-western Iran, forcing them to say that the young man died from a dog bite. Nima (Aslan) Shafagh-Doust, 17, who comes from Orumiyeh, was injured after being shot twice in his legs on 21 September 2022 during the anti-government protests in the Eslamabad neighbourhood of the...

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August 16, 2019

No information about the Fate of Three Kurdish Detainees in Orumiyeh

Although one month have passed since the arrest of three Kurdish civilians including “Saber Kamani”, “Kamran Kamani” and Keyvan Mokaremi” residing at “Anbeh village” of Taregor Region of Orumiyeh, there is still no information available on their fate. "On July 8, 2019, several armed plainclothes along with several vehicles carrying officers affiliated with of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) came to the village and...

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July 19, 2019

Seven Kurdish Civilians Arrested in Kurdistan

Following further arrests of Kurdish civilians and activists during the past few days, seven other Kurdish civilians have been arrested in Orumiyeh, Shahin Dezh, Takab, Mahabad and Sanandaj. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that Sanandaj security forces have arrested Ramadan Soltaniyan at his home on July 6, 2019 and transferred him to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Sanandaj. Ramazan Soltaniyan's sons...

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February 15, 2019

Protest Gathering of Teachers in Several Cities of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN)- Both retired and employed teachers held a protest gathering in front of the Kurdistan Provincial Education and Training department in Sanandaj on Thursday, February 14. The protestors were holding up signs with slogans such as “Learning mother tongue is every human's right, Free education for all citizens, training system modifications, and the end of the privatisation program.” Teachers at the gathering...

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January 11, 2019

Kolbars Subjected to Never-Ending Deadly Attacks by Iranian forces

Over the past week, Iranian border guards have shot and injured three kolbars at the borders of Baneh, Sardasht, and Orumiyeh. Moreover, a Kolbar lost his life due to falling from the heights in the border areas of Sardasht and Piranshahr and another one died due to cardiac arrest. Hedi Feqi Mahmoudi Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a Kolbar, 29-year-old Ahmad Azizi,...

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January 6, 2019

One Kolbar Killed and Another Wounded at Orumiyeh and Baneh Borders

Over the past few days, Iranian border guards shot dead a kolbar from Orumiyeh and injured another one from Baneh. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the border guards of Broodak opened fire on the 19-year-old Yaghoob (Kamiyan) Niksirat from Joojhi village of Orumiyeh on January 03. The incident resulted in the death of the afore-mentioned kolbar who was not carrying any...

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January 2, 2019

Two Kolbars Injured at the Borders of Orumiyeh and Baneh

During the past week, two Kolbars were have been injured by direct shooting of Iranian frontier forces at the borders of Baneh and Orumiyeh. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Iranian border guards of Mergor in Orumiyeh have targeted a group of Kolbars on Thursday, December 27. As a result, a kolbar, Zabir Rahimi was injured. At the same time, another kolbar, Hamid...

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December 30, 2018

More Kurdish Civilians Arrested by Iranian Security Agents

Over past few days, two Kurdish civilians of Kamyaran and Sanandaj have been arrested by security forces and transferred to an unknown location while three civilians from Piranshahr and Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish), who were previously arrested, are still in detention at the Ministry of Intelligence Detention centre in Orumiyeh. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that...

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December 15, 2018

A Kolbar Died Due To Avalanches Fall At The Border Areas Of Orumiyeh

On Friday morning, the body of a Kolbar who had lost his life due to Avalanche fall at the border areas of Orumiyeh, was found by the local people. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the body of the Kurdish Kolbar, who had gone missing when going to the border areas of Orumiyeh, was found in Somay Bradoost after a two-day search...

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