KHRN report of human rights

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that, on Sunday, November 1, security forces have raided the family home of two Civilians (Saman Asadhakim and Mohammad Shafeizadeh) at the village of Dewaznav in Sarvabad city and arrested them. The two civilians were then transferred to an unknown location.

Earlier in the past few months, three other Civilians living in this village (Meraj Mortezaei, Hiva Azizpour and Nasrollah Heidarnejad) had been arrested by the Marivan Intelligence Service. Meraj Mortezaei was released on bail on October 28, after two months in detention, but there is no information over the fate of the other two civilians.

Moreover, on Wednesday, October 28, an environmental activist from Divandareh named Ayub Agharzaei was arrested by security forces and taken to an unknown location.There is no information on charges against these detained civilians.

Kurdish Civilian Sent to Prison to Serve his Prison Sentence’
On Sunday, November 2, a Kurdish civilian called ‘Dler Nasri’ was arrested and sent to prison in this city to serve a one-year sentence after being summoned to Branch 4 of the Sanandaj Court’, an informed source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).

Dler Nasri, from Tangisar village of Sanandaj, was arrested by the Intelligence Unit of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in early October last year and was interrogated for two weeks in Shahramfar security detention centre. He was released on a 250 million Tomans bail after the end of the interrogation period.

Late last year, the Kurdish civilian was sentenced to a total of two years in prison by Branch 1 of the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court, headed by Judge Saeedi, on charges of “collaboration with a Kurdish opposition party” and “leaving the country illegally.” After contesting this sentence, the case was referred to the Court of Appeals and the sentence of one-year imprisonment for leaving the country illegally was converted into a fine while the remaining 1 year of his sentence was upheld.

Two Civil Activists Still Detained at Intelligence Service Detention Center in Orumiyeh
‘Two brothers, Saman and Salar Ghazali who were arrested by security forces in Mahabad on September 17, are still being held at the Intelligence Service Detention Center in Orumiyeh without the right to contact or visit their families.’, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).

Saman Ghazali is a final year student of Master of Sociology at the Boroujerd University and Salar Ghazali is a graduate of the Razi University of Kermanshah.

After their arrest, the two activists were transferred to the Intelligence Service Detention Center in Orumiyeh and they are currently being interrogated on charges of collaboration with a Kurdish opposition party.

There is still no news about their whereabouts and reason for their arrest despite the follow-up of their family.

Kurdish Civilian Taken to Prison to Serve his Prison Term
“A Kurdish civilian from the village of Ney, Marivan County, Kurdistan Province, named Peshtiwan Afsar, was arrested after being summoned to the Revolutionary Court of this city and transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison to serve his five-year sentence.”, reliable sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).

Peshtiwan Afsar was arrested by the Intelligence Unit of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) during the protest in the city of Marivan on November 19 last year and was transferred to the Shahramfar Detention Center in Sanandaj. After a month of interrogation at this security detention centre, he was released on a 400 million Tomans bail.

In late December last year, He was sentenced to 9 years in prison by Branch 2 of the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj on charges of “membership in the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran.” The sentence was commuted to five years in prison upon his appeal to the Court of Appeal.