Five Qashqai Civil Rights Activists Arrested

On November 14, 2022, security forces arrested five Qashqai civil rights activists, Avazollah Safari Kashkooli (teacher and Turkish language researcher), Esmail Musaloo, Jasem Bahadori Sakkez, Samad Avaye Khosh, and Hamid Hazrati in Shiraz, Firuzabad and Asaluyeh. The agents transferred these individuals to the Ministry of Intelligence office in Shiraz.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, five civil rights activists for the Qashqai community were arrested by security forces.

The reason for these arrests and the charges are still unknown.