On Tuesday, June 7, 2022, security forces arrested teacher union activist Jabbar Doosti at his house in Mariwan and transferred him to an unidentified location. During the arrest, the agents searched his house and confiscated some of his personal belongings, including his laptop and cell phone.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, teacher union activist Jabbar Doosti was arrested by security forces at his house in Mariwan.
The reason for his arrest and the charges are unknown so far.
In recent months, teachers have organized nationwide rallies all across the country. In return, security and judicial authorities have repeatedly harassed, arrested and convicted teacher union activists.
Security forces in Kurdistan Province arrested two teacher union activists, Jabbar Doosti and Mehdi Tafsiri in Mariwan and transferred them to an unidentified location. Two other teachers and residents of Mariwan, Aram Ghaderi and Aram Mohammadi were also beaten by security forces. Aram Ghaderi was then arrested and released after a few hours of interrogation.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Telegram channel of the Coordination Council of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association, two teacher union activists, Jabbar Doosti and Mehdi Tafsiri were arrested by security forces.
The video received by HRANA shows a teachers’ gathering in Mariwan before the Ministry of Education was taken over by the police force.
In recent days, and especially since the Teacher Appreciation Week in Iran is close, many teachers and educators have been summoned or arrested by security and judicial institutions.
On January 31, at least seven teachers were arrested and transferred to an unidentified location amid nationwide protests of teachers and educators. In response to a call by the Coordination Council of Iranian Teachers’ Trade Associations, the retired and working teachers and educators protested yesterday and today in numerous cities across the country.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Monday, January 31, at least seven teachers were arrested and transferred to an unidentified location.
Mohammad Habibi, the spokesperson of Iranian Teachers’ Trade Associations, mentioned on his personal social media that have the following teachers were arrested during the protests: Ali Zahmatkesh, Asghar Amirzadegan and Ghahreman Kiani in Shiraz, Ahmad Heydari, Ahmadi and Davoudi in Tehran, and Jabbar Doosti in Mariwan
Yesterday, Shaaban Mohammadi, a member of the Kurdistan Teachers’ Trade Association was arrested in Mariwan.