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Kurdish teacher detained by Iran: Freedom for Zara Mohammedi

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Zara Mohammedi, a 27-year-old Kurdish teacher, was arrested on May 23rd, 2019 by Iranian authorities for teaching Kurdish children to speak and read in their mother tongue. She was arrested alongside two other teachers, Idris Menbari and Rebwar Menbari; they …

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Another Kurdish Political Prisoner Executed In Iran

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According to BBC Persian, the family of Mansour Arwand has confirmed that the 39-year-old Kurdish political prisoner was recently executed by the Iranian regime. Adding to the family’s distress, authorities have allegedly refused to hand over the body of Mr. …

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Iran: Two Kurdish Political Prisoners Executed

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A France-based organisation, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network claims that it has confirmed reports that brothers Ali and Habib Afshari have been executed. They were arrested in late 2010/early 2011 on charges of  ‘waging enmity against God’ through ‘propaganda activities’ and ‘membership in a dissident …

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Take Action: Stop the Execution of 22-year-old Saman Naseem by Iran

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Amnesty International writes: Iranian juvenile offender, Saman Naseem, could be executed as early as 19 February 2015 for crimes allegedly committed when he was 17 years old. He was sentenced to death after an unfair trial. The family of Saman …

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Kurdish political prisoner transferred to solitary confinement in Iran

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Ghader Mohammadzadeh, a Kurdish political prisoner, has been transferred to solitary confinement of a central prison in Urmiye, the Human Rights Activists News Agency reports. The reason for the transfer is unknown. According to the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center …

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Stop the execution of Farzad Kamangar!

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Appeal to Save Kurdish Social Activist from Death Sentence: Write to Iranian leaders to stop the execution of Farzad Kamangar, a 32 year old Kurdish teacher and social activist, sentenced to death following an unfair trial. Cut and paste the …

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Free Massoud Kordpour!

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Massoud Kordpour is a Kurdish human rights activist who has been arrested for the second time by the Iranian authorities supposedly for “spying” for foreign governments: This time authorities accused him of being a spy after he gave interviews to …

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Political prisoner dies in Iran due to severe torture

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Source: Iranian Political prisoners Association A Kurdish political activist, Kaveh Azizpour, has died in a hospital in west Iran after undergoing a double operation on May 16, 2008. He was reported to have been severely tortured in a so-called detention …

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