Workers’ Right Activist, Khabat Shakiba Arrested in Sanandaj City

On January 29, workers’ rights activist, Khabat Shakiba, a resident of Sanandaj, was arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence and transferred to an unidentified location.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Saturday, January 9, intelligence agents arrested Shakiba in Sanandaj and transferred him to an unidentified location.

According to an informed source, “1 pm on Saturday, security forces arrested Mr. Shakiba while he was going to a cemetery to a relative’s burial place.”

Shakiba’s family’s inquiry to whereabouts has not answered by judicial authorities. The reason for his arrest is still unknown at the time of writing.

Shakiba faced other arrests and convictions due to his civil activities.