With the arrest of another Kurdish citizen, the number of detainees in Mahabad reaches to 9

With the arrest of another Kurdish citizen, the number of detainees in Mahabad reaches to 9

13:23 - 16 January 2021


 Hengaw: Another Kurdish citizen from Mahabad district of West Azerbaijan (Urmia) province has been  arrested after being summoned to the city's intelligence office.

 According to a report received by Hengaw Human Rights Organization, on Thursday, January 14, 2021, a Kurdish citizen from Mahabad, identified as Soran Mohammadi, was arrested after being summoned by telephone to the Iranian Intelligence service office in Mahabad .

 According to an informed source, the detention of Soran Mohammadi was related to previous mass detentions in Mahabad and he was transferred to Urmia after his detention .

 On Saturday last week, at least 7 other Kurdish citizens were detained in the city, and a Kurdish student from Mahabad was also detained  in Karaj.

 Taking into account this case, the number of detainees in Mahabad last week has reached 9, which is as follows;

 1- Darya Talabani 
2- Shapul Khezri 
3- Soran Hosseinzadeh 
4- Salar Rahvi 
5- Afshin Mam Ahmadi 
6- Sirvan Nouri 
7- Iman Abdi 
8- Farzad Samani (arrested in Karaj) 
9- Soran Mohammadi

 It is worth mentioning that during the last week, several other citizens from Mahabad have been summoned to the city's intelligence office and interrogated.