Four Kurdish Individuals Arrested by Iranian Security Forces

07 May 2024 15:24

Hengaw; Monday, May 6, 2024

Following the arrest of two Kurdish residents, Mohammad Soltani and Mohammad Moradi, in the city of Piranshahr, West Azerbaijan (Urmia) Province, the total number of arrests in the area today has risen to four. Earlier, Hengaw reported the arrest of Somayeh Ghaderi and Hossein Bayzidi.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, on Monday, May 6, 2024, security forces from the Piranshahr Intelligence Office conducted raids in the villages of "Khoranj" and "Bikus," resulting in the arrest of Mohammad Soltani and Mohammad Moradi, respectively.

Hengaw had previously reported the arrest of Somayeh Ghaderi from the village of "Gozgesk" and Hossein Bayzidi from Piranshahr by the Intelligence forces earlier in the day.

Sources from Hengaw stated that the arrests were made without judicial warrants and were accompanied by violence. At present, specific information regarding the reasons for the arrests, charges brought against the individuals, and their current conditions remains unavailable.

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