Kurdish linguist and researcher , Mustafa Ilkhanizadeh detained

Kurdish linguist and researcher , Mustafa Ilkhanizadeh detained

22:57 - 26 January 2021


 Hengaw : Mustafa Ilkhanizadeh, linguist, researcher and author and head of the Adab Cultural and Educational Institute, has been detained in Bukan district of West Azerbaijan (Urmia) province in Iranian Kurdistan.

 According to a report received by Hengaw  Human Rights Organization, on Tuesday, January 26 , 2021 , Iranian security forces raided the office and home of Mustafa  Ilkhanizadeh, a Kurdish linguist, researcher and head of the Adab Cultural and Educational Institute in Bukan, and detained him . 

 According to an informed source, while  detaining  Mustafa Ilkhanizadeh, Iranian security forces searched his home and workplace and confiscated his mobile phone, computer and personal belongings.
 The source further stated that Mustafa Ilkhanizadeh was detained for holding a ceremony on the anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Kurdistan by Qazi Muhammad in 1946 ,  in Adab Institute.

 Mostafa Ilkhanizadeh has been transferred to an unknown location and his fate is unknown .