Susan Hassanzadeh Archives - KHRN

June 5, 2024

Kurdish activist detained for 20 days without legal access, family visits

Susan Hassanzadeh, a civil rights activist and Kurdish language teacher, has been detained for 20 days without family visits or legal counsel in the Ministry of Intelligence detention centre in Orumiyeh, West Azerbaijan Province. A source who spoke to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) said: "Since Ms Hassanzadeh's arrest, she has had only one brief phone call with her family, informing them that she...

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May 20, 2024

Activist’s whereabouts unknown six days after arrest in Bukan

The whereabouts of civil rights activist and Kurdish language teacher Susan Hassanzadeh remain unknown six days after her arrest in Bukan, West Azerbaijan Province. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that security forces beat and arrested Hassanzadeh at her family home on 15 May without a court warrant and took her to an undisclosed location. Despite persistent efforts by her family, including visits to...

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