Posted News: Sun, Jan 27th, 2019
News Code: 1690

2018 Annual report about Human rights violations against Kurds in Iran

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Maf News: During 2018 at least 530 Kurdish people in Iran are detained, captured or investigated by Iranian security forces. During that same year, 50 Kurds were executed by Iran. Also, 189 porters, crossing the border, got killed, died or injured.

According to the report by the Center of Democracy and Human Rights in Kurdistan, during 2018, Iranian courts at least issued 213 years and 10 months of imprisonment as a sentence for Kurdish political activists in Iran. Of those 189 porters mentioned above, at least 59 were killed, 130 were injured as well.

January

At least 17 porters, crossing the board, killed and injured. 5 of them killed, 12 injured. During the same month, 4 people hanged. 131 summoned for investigation. 70 years and 9 months of jail issued in general, as political punishment.

February

At least 46 people, with political accusations, arrested or investigated in Kurdish cities of Iran. At least 24 years and 3 months of imprisonment have been issued for 13 political prisoners. Two prisoners hanged. During the same month, 14 porters killed or injured. 5 got killed, 9 injured.

March

At least 60 Kurds at different cities faced investigation and detainment. 4 prisoners executed. On the border arias 10 porters killed or injured. 2 killed, 8 injured. 24 years and 3 months of jail issued in general for 6 political prisoners.

April

During this month, at least 37 people in Kurdish cities of Iran faced investigation and detainment for political charges. One prisoner executed. During that same month 7 porters targeted by Iranian forces. 1 of them got killed, 6 injured.

May

At least 23 Kurds faced investigation and detainment. 5 prisoners sentenced 12 years in jail. Nine prisoners were executed. Also, during this month, On the border arias 11 porters killed or injured. 3 people (porters) got killed. 8 got injured.

June

At least 15 Kurds faced investigation and detainment. Fifteen porters were targeted by Iranian border security forces. 6 porters got killed, 9 injured.

July

At least 46 Kurds faced investigation and detainment for political charges. Several citizens were sentenced to 44 years and three months imprisonment. Suring this month 15 people were hanged. At the borders 10 porters killed or injured; 3 porters got killed, 7 were injured.

August

During August 2018 at least 36 Kurdish citizens in Iran faced investigation and detainment for political charges. During this month Several prisoners sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment altogether. Four prisoners executed. 18 porters targeted by border security forces. 8 dead, 10 injured.

September

At least 50 Kurdish citizens in Iran faced investigation and detainment for political charges. Suring this month 4 prisoners executed. 1 year and 6 months of jail issued in general for 2 prisoners, as political punishment. At the border, 5 porters killed, 19 injured.

October

During this month 6 porters got killed and 13 injured on the borders. Four people executed. 20 yearsand three months of imprisonment altogether for 9 prisoners. At least 31 people faced investigation and detainment.

November

29 people faced investigation and detainment for political charges. Some of them sentenced and imprisoned. Two people executed. During the same time, 20 porters targeted on the borders. 7 of them got killed, 13 injured.

December

At least 24 porters targeted. 8 of them got killed on the borders, 16 got injured. One peopl executed. 26 people faced investigation and detainment for political charges. 5 labor activists were sentenced for 5 years and 4 months imprisonment altogether.