Sajjad Moradivandan Archives - KHRN

March 29, 2023

Detained civilian continues hunger strike in Iran’s Ilam

Civilian Sajjad Moradivandan has been on a hunger strike since 14 March and has sewn his lips shut to protest against his continued detention. Moradivandan was arrested two months ago and has been demanding his release ever since. Despite his critical health condition, the Ilam prison and court authorities have ignored his requests for release so far. The civilian had left Abdanan due to fear of arrest...

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February 27, 2023

Four detainees start hunger strike, protest detention in Iran’s Ilam

Detained civilians Sajjad Moradivandan, Saman Moradivandan, Peyman Yasmi, and Amir Hossein Namdarpour went on a hunger strike on 24 February, protesting against the state of uncertainty regarding their situation and harsh detention conditions in Ilam Central Prison, in western Iran. So far, prison authorities have ignored the demands of these detained civilians, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. Iranian security forces arrested Sajjad Moradivandan...

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February 3, 2023

Abdanan: Protests against civilian detentions; several people detained, injured

A group of civilians in the city of Abdanan, Ilam province, in western Iran, took to the streets on 1 February to protest against the arrest and issuance of prison sentences for two civilians from the city, Sajjad Moradivandan and Ayat Arefinia. During the protests, which lasted until midnight, protesters chanted slogans calling for the immediate release of detainees. In an interview with Iranian state media...

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February 1, 2023

Security forces detain three Kurdish civilians in western Iran

The security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran arrested Kurdish civilians Arman Menbari, Arvin Nikpey and Sajjad Moradivandan in Sanandaj, Marivan and Masjed Soleyman, transferring them to an undisclosed location. Menbari, who is an athlete from the city of Sanandaj in Kurdistan province, was detained on a street in the city. Simultaneously, Nikpey was arrested on a street in Marivan, Kurdistan province. After arresting him, security...

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