Hengaw: Hengaw Organization for Human Rights on the occasion of international women's day publishes a statistical report on the arresting of Kurdish women and issuance of verdict for them and execution of Kurdish women during the last year.
According to the statistics recorded in statistics center of Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, from March 2019 til March 2020, at least 38 Kurdish women have been detained by Iranian security agencies. Moreover, 7 Kurdish women have been sentenced to prison by Iranian judicial system and 4 Kurdish women have been executed in Iran's prisons.
Arresting of 38 women
Over the past year at least 38 women have been detained in different cities of Kurdistan by Iranian security agencies that the most of them were due to political activities and Kurdistan province had the highest number of arresting women with 18 cases.
Three of women among the total have been arrested two times over the past year.
Cause of arresting:
Political activities: 25 cases equivalent to 66% of the total numbers
Civil activities: 11 cases equivalent to 32% of the total numbers
Due to the activity of other members of family: 2 cases equivalent to 2% of the total numbers
Division by province:
Kurdistan province (Sanandaj): 18 cases
West Azarbayejan province (Urumiyeh): 13 cases
Kermanshah province: 5 cases
Ilam province: 1 case
Lorestan province: 1 case
Mazandaran: 1 case
Issuance of imprisonment verdict
According to the registered statistics in the statistics center of Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, From March 2019 to March 2020, at least 7 Kurdish women activists have been sentenced to the total of 20 years and 9 months imprisonment.
According to the report, these women activists have been sentenced to imprisonment in charge of political activities and cooperation with the Kurdish opposition parties of Iranian government.
Over the past year, at least four women have been executed in the prisons of Sanandaj, Mahabad and Urumiyeh.
All these women had been sentenced to death in charge of murder by Iranian judiciary system.