Category Archives: National minorities

Almost 100 Kurdish activists and citizens arrested

The Iranian regime’s new wave of widespread arrests of Kurdish activists and citizens continues to grow. The arrests by the IRGC (Pasdaran) Intelligence Organisation and the Intelligence Agency started on January 9th.

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Zeynab Jalalian: female Kurdish activist contracts Coronavirus in jail

Zeynab Jalalian, a female Kurdish political activist, has contracted Coronavirus in Gharchak jail. Continue reading

Ten years ago: Farzad Kamangar and three other Kurds executed!

The following is a statement issued by Iranian Workers’ Solidarity Network (IWSN), SZAC’s predecessor on May 9th 2010. Farzad Kamangar was a teacher.
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Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn on Jeremy Hunt’s trip to Iran

Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn on Jeremy Hunt’s trip to Iran and repression in Iran.

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Zanyar Dabbaghian, a labour activist in Sanandaj, arrested

Zanyar Dabbaghian, a labour activist in Sanandaj

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General shutdown in Iran’s Kurdish areas

On September 21st several cities in Kurdistan Province, Kermanshah Province and the Kurdish cities of West Azerbaijan Province were part of a general shutdown of shops and businesses. According to eyewitnesses and published images, most shops took part in the shutdown, affecting the main markets of these cities. Continue reading

Free Ramin Hossein Panahi and annul his death sentence!

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