Three Environmentalists Remain in Police Custody

HRANA News Agency – Three Kurdish social activists and members of Management Council for Green Chya Forum in Marivan, Kurdistan Province, will remain in temporary police custody for another month.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Sharif Bajour, Behrooz Darvand and Iraj Ghaderi were arrested on July 23, 2011 by security forces in the city of Marivan.On August 23, 2011, the prosecutor granted a request made by the Intelligence Agency’s interrogator to keep these three prisoners behind bars for an additional month because investigations surrounding their cases have not yet been completed.

These three social activists have been permitted to call their families only for a few minutes during the last month.