Eight Activists Condemned for Commemorating Forest Fire Victims

Posted on: September 6th, 2018

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Eight labor and environmental activists were released from custody Wednesday, September 8th after being tried and interrogated for “Disturbing Public Order” and posting a bail of approximately $3000 USD (300 millon Rials).

HRANA confirmed the identities of the released activists: Khaled Hosseini, Mozafar Salehnia, Ali Mirzaei, Vali Nasri, Hajar Saeidi, Hossein Goili, Habibollah Karimi and Reza Amjadi, all residents of Sanandaj (Capital of Kurdistan Province).

Within two days of their trial, all eight were either summoned or detained for having organized a funeral in honor of Sharif Bajour and three other environmental activists who died of smoke inhalation and burns while fighting the Marivan forest fire.

HRANA reported on the arrests of Khaled Hosseini and Mozafar Salehnia on September 4, 2018.

Labor Activists Arrested in Western Iran

Posted on: September 4th, 2018

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, two labor activists living in Sanandaj (capital of Kurdistan province in Iran) were detained by security forces and taken to an undisclosed location, a close source told HRANA. The source identified the activists as Khaled Hosseini and Mozafar Salehnia.

Hosseini and Salehnia were among five labor activists who were summoned to Branch One of Sanandaj Revolutionary Court on April 28, 2018, shortly before International Workers’ Day (May 1st).

They were previously interrogated on March 5, 2017, by Branch 4 of the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court for taking part in a Nowruz (Persian New Year) festival organized by a workers’ council in Pardis Hall of Sanandaj.

3 labor activists have been sentenced to 1 year of prison

Posted on: July 14th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Three labors’ rights activists in Kordestan province and the members of the committee to help form the workers’ organizations have been sentenced to 1 year of prison on charge of propaganda against the regime.

 

According to the statements of this committee, Vafa Ghaderi, Behzad Farajollahi and Khaled Hosseini have been tried by the branch 1 of the revolutionary court of Sanandaj on 2nd, 3rd and 6th of July. (more…)

A labor activist is sentenced to 1 year of prison

Posted on: July 9th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Khaled Hosseini, the labor activist and member of the coordination committee to help form the workers’ organizations has been sentenced to 1 year of prison.

 

The first branch of the revolutionary court of Sanandaj has issued this sentence on charge of propaganda against the regime.

 

He was not summoned to the court and the sentence has been issued absentia. (more…)

Hamed Mahmoud Nejad, the labor rights activist is released

Posted on: May 20th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Hamed Mahmoud Nejad, the labor rights activist and a member of the committee to help form workers organizations, has been released on the bail of 50 million Thomans.

 

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), he had been arrested on 2nd May by the intelligence agents and was released on 19th May on the bail of 50 million Thomans. (more…)