Kurds

Special Report: Ghader Mohammadzadeh and Mohammad Amin Abdollahi

(5 April 2012) – As part of its on-going investigation into the condition of Kurdish political prisoners in Iran, the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center ... Read more

Kurdish political prisoner Habibollah Golparipour transferred to undisclosed location; at risk of imminent execution

(16 March 2012) – The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has received reports that yesterday Habibollah Golparipour—a Kurdish political prisoner on death row—was transferred ... Read more

Severe Beating and Transfer of Kurdish Prisoner Mostafa Salimi to Solitary Cell

(8 March 2012) -- The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has received reports that on Monday, March 5, Mostafa Salimi—a Kurdish political prisoner sentenced ... Read more

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran 3/6/2012

A/HRC/19/66 Human Rights Council Nineteenth session Agenda item 4 Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention Summary The present report, the first to be submitted to the Human Rights Council, ... Read more

Update: Return of seven Kurdish political prisoners to Orumieh’s central prison

(21 February 2012) – Last week, the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center received reports that on Tuesday, February 14 seven Kurdish political prisoners were transferred ... Read more

Kurdish political prisoners transferred from Orumieh prison to an unknown location

Kurdish political prisoners were transferred from Orumieh prison to an undisclosed location, families report ... Read more

Pressures on Kurdish students and teachers in Marivan continue

(13 February 2012) – Over the past few weeks, the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center has received several reports about continuing pressure from Iranian authorities ... Read more

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Seventy–seventh session 2–27 August 2010 Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 9 of the convention Concluding observations of the ... Read more

A message from the father of Zanyar Moradi, a Kurdish political prisoner on death row in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Twenty year old Zanyar Moradi was reportedly arrested on August 2, 2009. Nine months after his arrest, he was charged with assassination of the ... Watch video

Continued detention of six Kurdish political prisoners in solitary confinement in Orumieh central prison in Iran

(20 December 2011) – The families of six Kurdish political prisoners held in solitary confinement at Orumieh central prison still have no information about the ... Read more

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