Zanyar Moradi Archives - KHRN

October 2, 2021

Iran intelligence ministry releases on bail two Kurdish civilians

The Ministry of Intelligence in Orumiyeh and Sanandaj have released on bail Kurdish civilians Shirzad Mamandi and Zanyar Moradi in recent days. On 28 September, the intelligence ministry of Orumiyeh, West Azerbaijan province, released Shirzad Mamandi on bail. On 29 August, security forces had arrested Mamandi at his home in Oshnavieh, West Azerbaijan province. They had taken him to the detention centre of the intelligence ministry...

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June 29, 2021

Iran security forces arrest two Kurdish workers in Divandarreh

Security forces have arrested two Kurdish civilians in Divandarreh in the past week, Kurdistan province, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). They have arrested Zanyar Moradi on 24 June and Amjad Moradi on 26 June at their workplaces. They have then taken the two civilians to an undisclosed location. Zanyar Moradi is a construction worker, and Amjad Moradi works at a restaurant. Amjad Moradi, who...

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September 11, 2018

The Statement of Kurdish Human Rights Network in Condemnation of the Execution of three Kurdish Political Prisoners and the IRGC Missile Attack at Kurdish Parties in Koy Sanjaq

On Saturday morning, Sept 8, 2018, three Kurdish political prisoners called Ramin Hossein Panahi, Zanyar Moradi and Loghman Moradi were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. The transfer of Ramin Hossein Panahi from Sanandaj prison to Rajai Shahr prison and transfer of Zanyar and Loghman Moradi to solitary confinement had increased fears about their imminent execution. However, it was expected that the widely...

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September 7, 2018

UN rights experts call on Iran to halt imminent executions of Iranian Kurds

GENEVA (7 September 2018) – UN human rights experts* have appealed to Iran to halt the imminent executions of Iranian Kurd prisoners Zanyar and Loghman Moradi, amid serious concerns that they did not receive a fair trial and were tortured during pre-trial detention. They also reiterated calls to halt the execution of Mr. Ramin Hossein Panahi. “We urge the Government of Iran to immediately halt...

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September 7, 2018

Zanyar and Loghman Moradi May Face Execution at any Moment

On Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018 two political prisoners known as Zanyar and Loghman Moradi, sentenced to death, have been transferred to quarantine section of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. Accordingly, there is an increased fear about their imminent execution. After being transferred to the quarantine section of the Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, the prison authorities contacted their families yesterday, on Sept 6, 2018, and...

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July 31, 2018

Tension Between Political Prisoners and Religious Prisoners at Gohardasht Prison in Karaj

there has been a physical and verbal conflict between four religious prisoners held in Gohardasht (on charges of membership in ISIL and Al-Qaeda) with a number of political prisoners . As a result, two political prisoners have been injured. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that following a verbal conflict between a political prisoner called Houshang Rezaei (sentenced to death) and one of...

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July 19, 2018

Assassination of a Kurdish Activist in Iraqi Kurdistan

The dead body of Eghbal Moradi, a member of the Kurdistan Human Rights Association(KMMK) and the father of Zanyar Moradi’s (a Kurdish political prisoner sentenced to death) was discovered Yesterday morning at 1:30 by security forces in the Penjwen district at the east of Sulaimani in Iraq’s Kurdistan region. According to the findings of the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), he, who has been resident...

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May 31, 2018

Zanyar Moradi and Ramin Hossein Panahi’s Open Letter on Public Awareness

Zanyar Moradi and Ramin Hossein Panahi, two Kurdish political prisoners sentenced to death by the Iranian government, have published an open letter to the public regarding the implementation of the "death penalty" from the history of Constitutionalism to today and stated that various governments regard such penalty as "the most fearsome tool for the elimination of dissents.” In their letter, these two political prisoners who...

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May 31, 2017

Kurdish Death Row Prisoners in Letter Explain Unfair Trial, Detention in Iran

Uncertainty has continued looming over the status of the legal case of Kurdish political prisoners Zanyar and Loghman Moradi eight year after their imprisonment. The Iranian judiciary has refused to accept their request to have a fair trial to provide evidence and documents through their lawyer. KHRN has obtained and publishes full text below of a translated letter written by the two prisoners on the latest...

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