Salah Osmani Archives - KHRN

January 16, 2024

Former Kurdish political prisoner arrested in Piranshahr

Security forces today arrested former Kurdish political prisoner Salah Osmani at his home in Piranshahr, West Azerbaijan Province, and took him to an undisclosed location. Osmani was arrested without a warrant during a raid on his home at 02:00 local time, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. During the search of his family home, security forces confiscated several personal items belonging to Osmani. Osmani was...

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August 23, 2021

Iran releases two Kurdish activists on bail

Iran has released on bail Kurdish activists Khabat Mafakheri and Salah Osmani today, 23 August. Security forces arrested Mafakheri on 10 August and Osmani on 18 August. Reportedly, the activists have been charged with "acting against national security" through “collaborating with Kurdish opposition parties”. The Ministry of Intelligence detained the environmental activist Khabat Mafakheri for several days in a detention centre in Sanandaj. He was later transferred...

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