Shaho Mountain Archives - KHRN

January 30, 2024

IRGC shelling causes environmental devastation in Shaho Mountains

For the second day in a row, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has carried out intense shelling, causing extensive environmental damage in the Shaho mountainous region near the villages of Tangivar and Palangan in Kamyaran, Kurdistan Province. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that IRGC forces stationed around the villages of Tangivar and Palangan carried out aggressive shelling on 29 January, causing...

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April 5, 2021

Iran’s IRGC shells heights of Shaho Mountain in northwestern Sarvabad

An Iranian military convoy carrying the heavy equipments of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have stationed near the village of Kani Hosseinbag of Sarvabad, bombarding the heights of Shaho Mountain located between the villages of Deyvaznav and Daleh Marz on 5 April, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The shelling, which took place without prior notice to the people of the area,...

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April 28, 2019

IRGC Military Manoeuvres in Shahu Mountains and Clashes with a Kurdish Armed Party

Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): On Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019, the forces of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Kamyaran and the Gashki Operational Axis distributed flyers in mosques in villages around Shaho mountains to anounce the beginning of military manoeuvres in the mountainous areas of the villages of Dewaznaw and Palangan. IRGC has asked the local people to leave the area as soon as...

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October 30, 2018

Continued Security Atmosphere in Shaho Mountain / Threat and Harassment of Environmental Activists and Citizens

Despite the announcement that the manoeuvre of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) (known as Muharram 2) in Shaho mountain areas of Kamyaran has finished, the IRGC troops, are planning to build new bases in the Protected Area of Shaho while taking tight security measures in addition to harassing villagers and environmental activists. It is noteworthy that this manoeuvre was widely criticised by environmental activists. According...

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