Teachers' protests Archives - KHRN

June 20, 2022

Teacher’s protests: Iran releases 15 teachers, 22 remain in custody

Iran has released 15 teachers who were detained in the past week during a wave of widespread arrests of teachers. Some four members of the Kurdistan-Marivan Teachers' Union named Aram Mohammadi, Aram Ghaderi, Tahsin Mostafa, and Seyvan Soleimani, were released from Marivan Prison on 17 June. These teachers were arrested by security forces in the city of Marivan on 15 June. Also on 18 June, 10 detained...

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June 18, 2022

Iran: Dozens detained in teachers’ protests across Kurdistan

Security agencies have been summoning and detaining dozens of teachers in the cities of Saqqez, Divandarreh, Marivan and Sanandaj since 15 June in order to prevent a nationwide gathering of teachers, which was held under tight security measures on 16 June. Security agencies, who threatened several teachers' union activists in phone calls, told them that orders were given to shoot teachers at protest rallies. Also, reports...

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