Arresting of at least five civil activists in Saqqez

Arresting of at least five civil activists in Saqqez

10:14 - 8 August 2020


Hengaw: Intelligence forces of Saqqez city have arrested at least five civil activists and transferred them to an unknown location.

On August 5, 2020, Intelligence forces of Saqqez, Kordistan Province, have arrested at least five civil activists on charges of collaborating with a Kurdish opposition party.

Based on Hengaw‘s source in Saqqez, the identities of the five detained citizens are as follows: "Ali Ghaderi", "Armia Ranjbari", „Hemin Karimi“ and two brothers named "Hiva Amini" and "Wuriya Amini".

The five citizens were transferred to an unknown location after their arrest and the number of detainees is likely to increase.