In these days the fate of labor activists in Kurdistan is more worrying than ever,Arrests and detentions continue.
Roji Kurd: On 8 May 2018”Armin Sharifa”a Kurdish activist from Sanandaj and a member of the Sanandaj Trade Union Syndicate by the Iranian Intelligency Agency has been summoned and arrested in this city, and his fate is still unclear,Kurdistan Human Right Organization_Rojhelat,reported.
On 1 May 2018 “Yadollah Samadi” and “Amir Shahabi”two activists from Sanandaj city and director of the city’s nanny workers’ union, were arrested by plainclothes forces. Have been moved to an unknown location.
Before first May day the International Labor Day, “Sherif
Saedpanah”, “Habibollah Karimi”, “Ghaleb Hosseini”, “Khalid Hosseini” and “Muzaffar Saleh-nia”, five well-known rights activists The workers were summoned by the branch One of the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court.
With the arrival of first May the International Labor Day, “Sherif Saedpanah”, “Habibollah Karimi”, “Ghaleb Hosseini”, “Khaled Hosseini” and “Muzaffar Saleh Niyah ” five well-known workers rights activists have been summoned by Branch 1 of the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court,Kurdistan Human Right Organization-Rojhelat,reported.
The Committee for the Coordination of the Establishment of Workers’ Organizations, in a statement, has expressed its opposition to the summoning of these labor activists.
“The summons, interrogations, prosecutions, and the imprisonment of workers and workers activists have been convicted for security reasons for any kind of summons, interrogations, prosecutions and undoubtedly these efforts are fruitless and can not prevent the movement and the activities of workers in society”, It is in this protest.
On 13 December 2017”Mozafar Salehania”a Kurd activist from Sanandaj and a member of the board of directors of the Free Trade Union of Iran, has been summoned according to an appeal from the Revolutionary Public Prosecutor’s Office.
On 5 October 2017 a number of labor activists in Sanandaj were summoned to the institution through written subpoenas from police forces.