Hengaw: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Hengaw: During the last month, at least the arrest of 56 Kurdish citizens by the security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran has been recorded on charges of political and civil activities. These statistics have decreased by 40.5% (38 cases) compared to June.
According to registered statistics at the Documentation Centre of Hengaw Human Rights Organization, in July 2022, at least 56 Kurdish citizens were arrested by the Iranian government's security agencies on charges of political, civil, and trade union activities.
According to the report, 51 citizens have been arrested on charges of political activities and cooperation with Kurdish parties, and 3 citizens have been arrested on charges of civil and trade union activities.
Last month, at least 2 female activists, 5 teenagers, and also 3 teachers in Kurdistan have been arrested by security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kurdistan.
Most arrests have been recorded with 43 cases by the Intelligence service. Also, most of the detainees have been arrested in their homes with 27 cases by security forces.
It is worth mentioning that 3 of these 56 cases have been detained after being summoned to the branches of Judgement Enforcement in their cities and transferred to prison to serve their sentences.
Separation by charge
Political activity: 51 cases equal to 91.5% of the total cases.
Civil and trade union activity: 3 cases equal to 5.5% of the total cases.
Unknown: 1 case equals 1.5% of the total cases
Religious activity: 1 case equal to 1.5% of the total cases
Separation by province
Kermanshah province: 1 case
West Azerbaijan Province (Urmia): 29 cases
Kurdistan Province (Sanandaj): 25 cases
Ilam Province: 1 case
Revolutionary Guards Intelligence: 9 cases
Intelligence office: 43 cases
The Judgement Enforcement: 3 cases
Unknown: 1 case
Place of detention:
Street: 9 cases
Home: 27 cases
Court: 3 cases
On Borders: 1 case
Unknown: 1 case
Intercity road: 1 case
Workplace: 7 cases
IRGC Intelligence: 5 cases
Intelligence Office: 2 cases