Ministry of Intelligence Withholds Details on Death of Yasser Mangouri in Detention Center

On Thursday, September 9, following a call attributed to the Ministry of Intelligence, the family of Yasser Mangouri was informed of his death while he was being held in a detention center.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Mangouri had been arrested by security forces on July 17.

No information has been provided to the family about the details of the death or its date.

Mr. Mangouri is said to had been previously interrogated on charges of “collaborating with an opposition party”.

Yaser Mangouri, a native of Piranshahr in West Azerbaijan Province, was a married father of three. He was also a welding worker.

The security agency has so far refused to return the body of Mr. Mangouri to his family.


Tens of Turk activists have been arrested in Ahar

HRANA News Agency – At least 50 citizens and Turk ethnic activists who had attended on the international mother tongue day’s gathering, have been arrested.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), tens of civil and political activists who had gathered on mother tongue day, in Akbar Abolzadeh’s house, have been arrested by intelligence service forces. Continue reading “Tens of Turk activists have been arrested in Ahar”