Kurdish political prisoner with cancer denied health care by Iranian authorities
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Kurdish political prisoner with cancer denied health care by Iranian authorities

Kurdish political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh was denied medical care by Iranian prison authorities for two years in spite of suffering from gastrointestinal bleeding. After collapsing…

Family members of Kurdish activists under pressure by Iranian authorities
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Family members of Kurdish activists under pressure by Iranian authorities

A frequent method that Iranian authorities, especially the intelligence agency Ettelaat, resorts to in preventing Kurds from organizing themselves is to target family members of…

230 Kurds arrested following demonstrations in support of Kobane
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230 Kurds arrested following demonstrations in support of Kobane

According to Kurdistan Press Agency, 230 Kurds have been arrested in various cities in Iranian Kurdistan for having taken part in demonstrations in support of…

Four Kurds arrested in Paveh by Iran’s intelligence agency
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Four Kurds arrested in Paveh by Iran’s intelligence agency

According to Kurdistan Press agency, four Kurds in the city of Paveh have been arrested by Iran’s intelligence agency. They arrested men have been accused…

Iranian Intelligence Agents Arrested a Kurdish Civilian in Zele
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Iranian Intelligence Agents Arrested a Kurdish Civilian in Zele

Kurdistan Press Agency reports that agents of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s intelligence agency arrested a Kurdish civilian by the name of Rezai Haji Saleh…

Wehidalah Dosti Arrested in Kermanshar

Iranian intelligence agents arrested a Kurdish man by the name of Wehidalah Dosti in the city of Kermanshar. Dosti, who is originally from the town…

Kurdish Labour Activist Arrested in Baneh
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Kurdish Labour Activist Arrested in Baneh

Iranian revolutionary guard forces arrested a Kurdish labour activist by the name of Omar Slemani in the city of Baneh. According to witness statements Slemani…