Protest Archives - KHRN

October 25, 2018

Students Protest Against the Ongoing Trade and Welfare Problems at Razi University of Kermanshah

According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) On Tuesday, students of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Razi University of Kermanshah protested against the continuation of the guild and welfare problems at the university Oct 23, 2018. These students refused to eat the food bought from the university canteen and put their food trays on the campus ground. The students also held a...

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October 9, 2018

Strike of Marketers in Some Kurdish Cities

Following a call in social networks for a nationwide strike in protest to the poor economic situation and inflation, a large part of the markets in several cities (including Sanandaj, Kermanshah, Ilam, Baneh, Saqqez, etc) had closed their shops. Different sources of Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) have confirming the strike in various cities of Kurdistan while stated that the businessmen and marketers have been...

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May 17, 2018

Protest Gathering of Students at Industrial University in Kermanshah

The students at Industrial University in Kermanshah continued their strike for the second day. “A group of students at Industrial University in Kermanshah have been gathering at the lobby of IT Department since Monday 14 May in protest to the privatization of the Educational System, reduction of the maximum years that students may take to successfully complete a degree and the poor condition of educational...

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January 19, 2018

The Uncertain Fates of Kurdish Citizens Arrested for Protesting Against Sexual Harassment of a Student from Orumiyeh

A number of Kurdish people arrested after participating in the protest against the sexual harassment of a 12-year-old schoolgirl in Orumiyeh are still being detained at Orumiyeh Central Prison. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been notified that at least 10 people are still in temporary detention at different parts of the Orumiyeh central prison with no information about their fate three months after the...

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September 8, 2017

Sanandaj Citizens Rallied in Protest to the Killing of Kurdish Kolbars by Iranian Disciplinary Forces

Following the protest of Sanandaj citizens to the killing of Kurdish Kolbars, there is a high security alert in Sanandaj city due to the presence of numerous Riot Police. Moreover, the internet connection has been completely interrupted throughout the city since yesterday. The Iranian Riot police attacked Protestors who had gathered in Sanandaj today in solidarity with Baneh people. At least five people were...

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February 8, 2016

Several Kurdish activists released following protest in Iran’s Sanandaj

The Iranian authorities have released several local Kurdish political and civil activists who had been arrested on 4 February during a solidarity rally held to condemn Turkish army killing of brethren Kurds. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) sources said that the detainees had been released following a protest held outside the Tee Shalom detention centre. "The number of the arrested is still unclear, but it has...

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February 1, 2016

Political prisoners protest against being held with criminals in Iran’s Orumiyeh

A group of political prisoners from Orumiyeh prison's Ward 12 refused to receive prison food on 26 January in protest over being imprisoned with non-political and criminal inmates, a Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) source said. The source said that the prisoners had demanded relocation of all political prisoners to the ward and all non-political criminal prisoners to be taken elsewhere in the...

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