Salmas Archives - KHRN

April 18, 2019

Kurdish Civilian Not Released Yet

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Shoeib Darvishzadeh, a Kurdish civilian from the village of "Habsh Sofla" of Khoy who was arrested by the Islamic Republic Guards Corp (IRGC) Intelligence forces on March 25, 2019 at the Sammas checkpoint, is still held at Salmas Prison on a temporary arrest warrants. According to a source close to Darvishzadeh's family, he was arrested and tortured during interrogations on...

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February 28, 2019

Three Kurdish Political Prisoners Released from Orumiyeh and Salmas Prisons

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Faramarz Mamadi, Nezam Heydari and Matin Khaledi were released over the past few days upon the leniency shown by Iran Judiciary from Salmas and Orumiyeh central prison respectively. Nezam Heydari, a Kurdish civilian and resident of the village of Dirak of Salmas, was arrested by security forces in Salman in the spring of 2016 and sentenced to life imprisonment by...

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