Vahid Chavaran Archives - KHRN

September 4, 2023

Kurdish detainees sew lips in Ilam, protest ongoing detention

Detained Kurdish civilians Vahid Chavaran, Mohammad Hossein Haaseli, and Nasser Rezaei sewed their lips together in the pre-trial detention centre of Ilam Prison, one day after starting a hunger strike. The Kurdish civilians, along with Bakhtiar Mohammadzadeh, a detained civilian from Darreh Shahr in Ilam Province, began their hunger strike on 3 September in protest at their continued detention. Today, in response to the authorities' neglect...

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June 26, 2023

Mountaineer trying to leave Iran detained in Sarabbagh

Security forces arrested Vahid Chavaran, a mountaineer from the town of Sarabbagh in Iran's western province of Ilam, as he attempted to leave the country on 23 June and took him to an undisclosed location. In recent months, security forces have repeatedly raided Chavaran's family home to arrest him in connection with the recent anti-government protests in Abdanan, Ilam province. These attempts to arrest him were...

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