The number of detained Kurdish citizens in Iranian Kurdistan increases to 67 in past two weeks

The number of detained Kurdish citizens in Iranian Kurdistan increases to 67 in past two weeks

10:17 - 23 January 2021


Hengaw : The number of recent detainees in Iranian Kurdistan is increasing that averagely 5 Kurdish citizens have been detained daily by the security services of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

 According to a report received by Hengaw  Hengao Human Rights Organization, on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, following the detention of 3 Kurdish citizens in  Piranshahr district of West Azerbaijan (Urmia) province in Iranian Kurdistan, another citizen, identified as Pishtiwan Nabi Zargatan, 37-year-old , was detained  by Iranian security forces in this city And transferred him to an unknown location.

 Also on Thursday, January 21, 2021 , a Kurdish citizen from  Bukan district of West Azerbaijan(Urmia) province , identified as "Muhyaddin Shameh", was detained  by Iranian security forces and transferred to an unknown location.  

 The reason for the arrest of these two citizens has not been clarified by Iranian security agencies and their whereabouts are still unknown.
At least 19 other people were detained in Bukan  on Tuesday.

 Yesterday, a Kurdish citizen from Saqqez, identified as Atta (Shamal) Rahmanzadeh, was also  detained by Iranian security forces.

 Thus, according to the statistics registered in the Statistics and Documentation  Data Center of Hengaw  Human Rights Organization, during the past  two weeks, at least 67 Kurdish citizens in the cities of Bukan, Mahabad, Rabat, Piranshahr, Naghadeh , Saqqez , Baneh, Marivan, Sanandaj,  Kalatarzan, Sarvabad and Kermanshah have been detained by the security services of the Islamic Republic of Iran, five of whom have been released and 62 are still in custody.

 Faraz Firuzi, Hengaw’s legal advisor, said that : "In recent detentions, the minimum domestic law of the Islamic Republic of the right of access to a lawyer, immediate notification of the charge, the detention facility, and the location of detention have not been observed."  
The prosecutor at the detention center has legal responsibility for the lives and health of these detainees , said Mr. Firuzi.

 The names of the detainees are as followss 

 Bukan: 
1- Azimeh Naseri 
2- Hossein Gardashi 
3- Mohammad Haji ‌Resolpour 
4- Qader Rasoulpour 
5- Ali Zolfi 
6- Rojin Mohammad ‌Pour 
7- Fariba Ahmadi 
8- Hossein Mehraban 
9- Herish Rasoulpour 
10- Fouad Mohammadpour 
11- Rashid Ahmadi
12- Mohammad Amin Ahmadi
13- Reza Zandi
14-Farhad Zandi 
15- Hossein Rasoulpour 
16- Ayub Rasoulpour 
17- Hamed Rasoulpour 
18- Salahuddin Haji Rasool 
19- Mohammad Zandi  
20- Sirvan Mohammadpour 
21- Zanko Mohammadpour 
22- Muhyaddin Shameh

 Mahabad: 
1- Darya Talabani 
2- Shapul Khezri 
3- Soran Hosseinzadeh 
4- Salar Rahavi 
5- Afshin Mammadi 
6- Sirvan Nouri 
7- Iman Abdi 
8- Farzad Samani (detained in Karaj) 
9- Soran Mohammadi 
10- Amir Bayazidi Azad 
11- Asrin Mohammadi (detainedin Tehran)

 Marivan: 
1- Zanyar Motamedi 
2- Karvan Minuyi 
3- Dana Samadi 
4- Sirvan Karimzadeh 
5- Jabbar Piroozi 
6- Karo Alidad (released) 
7- Sahib Badrouj (detained in Karaj) 
8- Adel Parvazeh
9- Faramarz (detained in Tehran)

 Piranshahr: 
1- Karim Khalifani 
2- Hesamuddin Khezri 
3- Rasool Lavaze 
4- Rasool Pirouti 
5- Pishtiwan Nabi Zargatan

Naghadeh
1- Abdullah Haji Ahmadi 
2- Peyman Haji Ahmadi 
3- Galavij Abdollahi 
4- Rahman Daryazi (Ebrahimi) 
5- Diako Zardashti

 Sarvabad: 
1- Salman Advaei (released) 
2- Siamak Advaei 
3- Akram Adavaei 
4- Fardin Adavaei

 Kalatarzan: 
1- Omid Salimi 
2- Rahim Salimi 
3- Aso Mohammadi

Rabat: 
1- Bahman Yousefzadeh 
2- Fereydoun Musapour 
3- Farhad Musapour

 Kermanshah: 
1- Nasrin Yazdanipour (released) 
2- Nazanin Atabaki (released)

 Sanandaj: 
1- Aram Yousefi

 Baneh:  
1- Taraneh Mohammadi (released)

 Saqqez: 
1- Atta (Shamal) Rahmanzadeh