At least 46 Kurdish citizens arrested in January of 2020

At least 46 Kurdish citizens arrested in January of 2020

10:18 - 3 February 2020


Hengaw: 46 Kurdish citizens have been arrested in January of 2020 because of their social, political, labor and Religious activities.

Based on recorded statistics in Hegaw Human Rights Organization, at least 46 Kurdish citizens have been arrested in January of 2020 by intelligence forces of Islamic Republic of Iran in different provinces of Kurdistan. According to this report, 3 women, 3 social media activists and 7 students are among arrested citizens.

List of arrested Kurdish citizens based on accusation:
Political activities: 40 cases (87 percent).
Social activities: 4 cases (9 percent).
Labor activities:1 case (2 percent).
Religious activities: 1 case (2 percent).

List of arrested Kurdish citizens based on provinces:
Kurdistan province: 27 citizens.
West Azerbaijan province: 9 citizens.
Kermanshah province: 9 citizens.
Ilam province: 1 citizen.