Protesting villagers from landfill city of Salmas

According to reports Kurdistan Human Rights Association spread of plastic waste in waste disposal sites Salmas in East Kurdistan agricultural lands surrounding villages to become one of the major problems of environmental and brought protests from villagers.

According to the news arrived, a place for waste disposal selected in the development of the city and surrounding no fence to prevent the spread of plastic waste is not considered and the capacity of the site is finished and the standards for protecting environment environmental and preventing the spread of diseases, especially among birds and transmit it to the city, not been met.

Long ago in Sarvabad functions Marivan people of this region in terms of waste disposal in Marivan to an environmental problem for the region had become the rally protested the deal and the suppression and arrests security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran met although their protest was non violent civil.

It should be noted that Islamic Republic of Iran with security policies to the environment and original East Kurdistan more susceptible to damage, and any civil protest the East Kurdistan with the worst attitude. In the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of the right defense and Islamic Republic of Iran is one of the signatories of this declaration.

Article 20 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights clearly states that every human being has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association