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May 21, 2024

Ministry of Intelligence arrests five Kurdish activists over Newroz celebrations

The Ministry of Intelligence arrested Hazhar Mahmoudi, the manager of the Shnoyakam Instagram page, along with four collaborators, after summoning them in Oshnavieh, West Azerbaijan Province, on 20 May. The detainees, including photographer Delshad Shadab, presenters Baset Ghaderzadeh and Zaher Hajipour, and Kurdish language teacher Sami Mahmoudi-Aghdam, were taken to an undisclosed location. The arrests are reportedly linked to the recent Newroz celebrations, which have come...

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