29 Kurdish citizens arrested by Iranian security services during June 2021 — Statistical report

29 Kurdish citizens arrested by Iranian security services during June 2021 — Statistical report

01:52 - 4 July 2021

 

Hengaw: At least 29 Kurdish citizens were arrested by the Iranian security forces during June 2021 on charges of political, civil, and religious activities.

According to statistics recorded at the Statistics and Data Documentation Center of Hengaw Human Rights Organization, during June 2021, at least 29 Kurdish citizens were arrested by the Iranian security services on charges of political, civil, and religious activities.

According to the report, 26 citizens were arrested on charges of political activities and cooperation with Kurdish political parties, 2 on charges of civic activities, and one on charges of religious activities.

Most of the arrest cases were registered in West Azerbaijan (Urmia) province with 13 cases.

Also, 11 cases of the arrest of Kurdish citizens were registered in the provinces of Kurdistan (Sanandaj), 4 cases in Kermanshah, and 1 case in Khorasan Razavi.

2 female activists and one university student were also arrested last month.

2 Kurdish citizens were also arrested and transferred to prison to serve their sentences.