Four Azerbaijani-Turk Activists Detained in Tabriz

On September 13, 2023, security forces in Tabriz apprehended four Azerbaijani-Turk activists and transported them to an undisclosed location. The detainees are Araz Ebrahim-Nejad, Javad Soodbar, Ali Babaie, and Davoud Shiri.

According to a source close to Babaie’s family, intelligence agents violently arrested Babaie at his workplace. Subsequently, they proceeded to his residence, conducted an extensive search, and confiscated some of his personal belongings.

The specific reasons for their arrests, their current whereabouts, and the charges against them remain unknown at this time. Notably, Davoud Shiri and Javad Soodbar have previously encountered legal issues and arrests related to their activism.

5 civil activists arrested in Miyandoab

HRANA News Agency – At least five people were arrested for attending the memorial for Khan Ali Motei, on Ghaijili village, territory of Miyandoab.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), during the memorial ceremony, which was held on Ghaeijili village, a territory of Miyandoab, at least five people were arrested, on Thursday, December 13. Continue reading “5 civil activists arrested in Miyandoab”