Report of February about human rights violation in Iran

According to reports, more than 100 people have been executed; seven of them publicly. This month, detention of political activists has continued, at least 8 Kolbers have died.


On the 12th of February, Mustefa Ebdal-Beg from Bemzorte (Shino areas) had his leg amputated and lost one of his eyes due to a land mine planted by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards.

Two Kurdish Kolbers from Wawan (Nalas areas) were shot; one by the name of Soran lost his life on the 5th of February.

4 Kurdish Kolbers, Faxer Shinodukane and Shaker Shinodukane from Gesiyan, Adem Grdipur from Shexzerd and Xebat from Dizec of Mergewer, Urmiye lost their lives due to an avalanche.

A Kurdish Kolber by the name of Aref Piroti from Xanege of Tergewer, Urmiye was shot dead by an Iranian border troop on the 25th of February.

On the 23rd of February, Ibrahim Saeidiniya, a 25 year old from Pirsefa, Meriwan was seriously injured as the result of a collision with a truck during a chase involving Iranian forces.

A Kolber by the name of Selaheddin Bruki, 28, from Nawer, Chaldiran was killed.

As was Neshmil, a Kurdish female from Piranshar; her body was found outside the city after her death.

Arrests and punishments in Kurdistan

Osman Mustefapur, the Kurdish political prisoner who was arrested in Urmiye was sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Enghelab Court of the city.

On the 6th of February, 5 Kurdish citizens were captured in Tehran. Their names were Yaser Naderiyan from Nerwê, Ferzad Bezmune from Newsud, Keyhan Ehmedi from Teshar, Aras Behrami from Newsus and Naser Babacani from Pawe.

Ebdullah Xezri was arrested by the Ettelaat agents and was transferred to the Urmiye Intelligence Service.

Eli Rencber and Ehmed Behrami from Sine (Sanandaj) were convicted to 11 years and 6 months to prison by the Sine Revolutionary Court.

On the 3rd of February, Kerem Keleshi from Urmiye was sentenced to death.

Mehabad Revolutionary Court sentenced 3 Kurdish political activists from Serdesht by the names of Sirwan Hesen Nejad, Seyid Saman Huseyni and Sirwan Nesrulla Zade to four months imprisonment on the 20th of February.

On the 25th of February, Arman Perwizi the Kurdish political prisoner convicted to execution was deported from Rasht Jail to Zabol Prison in Sistan and Baluchestan.

In Ahwaz, 20 Arab activists were arrested by the Iranian Regime on the 25th of February.

Mohemmed Tewekuli, a member of the Association of Teachers was dismissed from his job.

Sediq Peyxami, a university professor was suspended from teaching due to his publishing of critical writing.

On Wednesday, the 23rd of February, Saman Dadres from Bokan died in a suspicious manner in Bokan Jail.

Kurdish Political inmate Luqman Muradi, was sentenced to death but was confronted with violence by prison officials at Rajaei-Shahr Prison on the 27th of February.


Kurdistan Human Rights Association ─ KMMK