Rojava Archives - KHRN

March 2, 2020

Kurdish Civilians in Sanandaj Sentenced to Imprisonment and lashes

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that 8 civilians including "Fouad Enayati", "Ibrahim Aghaie", "Fouad Ghahramani", "Farhad Tarimradi", "Ahmad Moradi", "Pouya Feizi", "Reza Rajai" and "Mohammad Shahbazi" have been sentenced to imprisonment and lashes by Branch 104 of the Sanandaj Criminal Court in the past few days. Fouad Ghahramani, Ahmad Moradi and Farhad Tarimradi were each sentenced to 1 year in...

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February 6, 2020

Kurdish Civil Activists Taken to Bukan Prison to Serve their Imprisonment Term

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that four Kurdish activists Jaka Ismailpour, Simko Maroufi, Shaho Khezri and Homan Faizi- were taken to Bukan prison on Wednesday, January 29 to serve their imprisonment sentences. Jaka Ismailpour, Simko Maroufi and Homan Faizi were previously sentenced to 3 months, 4 months, 1 year and 2 years in prison respectively by Branch 101 of the...

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November 12, 2019

Three Kurdish Detainees Released on Bail

Three Kurdish activists who had been detained during Bukan protest rally against the Turkish army's invasion of northern and eastern Syria on 15 Octoberwere released on bail in recent days, a source Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) Activists Jaka Ismailpour, Simko Maroufi and Homan Faizi were released on bail, and another Kurdish activist, Shaho Khezri, who was arrested along with the other three activists, is...

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November 5, 2019

Several Protesters Against Turkish Army’s Attack on Rojava Sentenced to Prison, Detention

Dozens of protesters were arrested during a rally in Orumiyeh on 12 October in protest of the Turkish army's attack on northern and eastern Syria (Rojava). Two of these protesters have been sentenced to prison, others are kept in custody while some others have been released on bail, various sources told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Two of the female detainees, Somayeh Sakani and Kowsar Ismaili, were transferred to the Women's...

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October 17, 2019

Iran Arrests Several People Protesting Turkish Army Incursion Into Syria

Several civilians have been summoned and detained by the Iranian security and law enforcement for participating in rallies took place spontaneously and peacefully in several Iranian cities against the Turkish Army's invasion of north and east of Syria, known as Rojava, several sources confirmed to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).  Social media activists and users posted many photos and videos of gatherings in the cities of...

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October 15, 2019

Kurdish Labour Activists Summoned for Protest Against Turkish Army Incursion Into North, East Syria

Three Labour activists from Saqqez were summoned by the Intelligence Unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on October 13 for participation in a rally against the Turkish Army's incursion into the north and east of Syria, known as Rojava.  The three labour activists Seyed Ali Hosseini, Mahmoud Salehi, and Osman Ismaili were summoned by the Intelligence Unit of IRGC, and the 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 13, 2019

Sanandaj Security Forces Tighten Measures to Prevent Rally Against Turkish Army Attack on North and East Syria

The security forces in Sanandad city has tightened security measures and widely spread riot police and special guards on all the streets leading to the Azadi square to prevent a possible rally against the Turkish Army incursion into the north and east of Syria, known as Rojava, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The sourced added that tight security measures have been...

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May 27, 2018

Ramazan Ahmad Kamal From Kobane Handed Over to Syrian Government after Serving Ten Years in Prison

Ramadan Ahmed Kamal, a Syrian Kurdish political prisoner from Kobane (located in Kurdistan of Syria also known as Rojava) who has spent more than ten years in jail in Iran, has been handed over to the Syrian government. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that, on May 18 when Ramadan Ahmed Kamal was supposed to released from prison, he was transferred to one...

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