Hengaw: Friday, March 3, 2023
Based on the statistics registered in the Statistics and Documents Center of Hengaw, in February 2023, at least 76 Kurdish citizens were arrested by the Iranian security institutions on charges of political, civil, and trade union activities.
According to this report, 73 citizens have been kidnapped by the Iranian government institutions on charges of political activity and cooperation with Kurdish parties, and 3 citizens on charges of religious activities.
Last month, at least one female activist, four children and teenagers under the age of 18, as well as two students and a teacher, were kidnapped in Kurdistan by the Iranian government.
The most arrests were made by Iranian Intelligence, with 73 cases. Also, most of the arrested people, in 48 cases, were kidnapped from their homes.
It should be mentioned that out of these 76 cases, a citizen was arrested after being summoned to the enforcement branch of the Iranian court and was taken to prison to serve his sentence.
Separation by charge:
Political activities: 73 cases equal 96% of total cases.
Religious activities: 3 cases equal 4% of total cases.
Separation by province:
Kermanshah province: 6 cases
West Azarbaijan province (Urmia): 21 cases
Kurdistan province (Sanandaj): 25 cases
Ilam province: 23 cases
In other regions of Iran: 1 case
Information Department: 73 cases
Execution of sentences: 3 cases
Place of detention:
Street: 10 cases
Home: 48 cases
Court: 3 cases
Intercity route: 3 cases
Workplace: 7 cases
Intelligence department: 5 cases