Statistics of the human rights situation in the first quarter of 2022 in Iranian Kurdistan
09:05 - 2/4/2022
Hana: The Statistics Center of the Hana Human Rights Organization publishes its statistical report on the human rights situation and the violation of the fundamental rights of Kurdish citizens in the first year of year 2022 in Iranian Kurdistan.
(Wherever the name of Kurdistan is mentioned, it refers to the provinces of Kermanshah, Ilam, Sanandaj (Kurdistan), Urmia (West Azerbaijan).)
With the emphasis on the lack of free access to news and events inside the country, these statistics cannot include all violations of citizens' rights, but all the efforts of Hana's human rights colleagues inside the country are in order to be extremely careful in the insertion of news and fact-checking of published cases.
According to statistics recorded by the Statistics Center of the Hana Human Rights Organization, at least 126 Kurdish citizens were arrested in the first quarter of the year 2022. 13 people were executed, 65 Kolbers were killed and injured, 14 workers were killed and injured while working, at least 7 people were injured by a landmine and 20 committed suicide.
During the first quarter of the year 2022, at least 126 Kurdish citizens were arbitrarily detained by the security services of the Islamic Republic of Iran without any arrest warrant issued by the court.
All of them have been identified by the Hana Human Rights Organization, most of whom have been arrested on charges of political activity and collaborating with Kurdish opposition parties in the Islamic Republic, as well as civil and environmental activities. According to these statistics, out of the total number of detainees, 59 people were arrested for political activities, 54 people for civil activity, 3 people for environmental activities, 3 people for student and teacher activists, 2 were women activists, and 5 of detainees were labor activists.
According to Hana statistics, in the first three months of 2022, 13 Kurdish citizens were executed in Iranian prisons, with 8 convicted of premeditated murder and 5 convicted of drug-related offenses.
In the first quarter of the year 2022, a 7-year-old child was shot dead by the police of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Two kids under the age of 18 were arrested.
According to Hana statistics, in the first quarter of the year 2022, 65 Kurdish border porter known as Kolber were killed and wounded.
Of these, 11 were killed, 3 of whom were killed by direct fire from Islamic Republic forces. In this quarter, 54 Kolbers were injured. 26 people were wounded by direct fire from the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic, and 28 others were injured in natural disasters and car accidents. The highest number of Kolbers casualties is related to the border towns and villages of Kurdistan.
In the first three month of the year 2022, at least 7 women were arrested and detained by security forces. Of these, 4 were arrested for civil activities, one for activities in the field of
women, and two for political reasons and cooperation with the Kurdish opposition parties. Two women were also killed by family members for honor reasons.
According to statistics recorded by the Hana Statistics Center, in the first quarter of the year, at least 20 people committed suicide in the cities and villages of Kurdistan. These suicides were due to livelihood reasons and family disputes.
According to statistics recorded by the Hana Statistics Center, in the first quarter of the year 2022, at least 7 civilians were injured on the borders of Kurdistan by landmines and explosives left over from the Iran-Iraq war.
Most of the victims of these mines were Kurdish farmers, traders and Kolbers.
According to statistics recorded at the Hana Statistics Center in the first three months the year 2022, at least 14 Kurdish workers lost their life due to work-related accidents and lack of safety at work, and many were injured and poisoned. 5 labor activists have also been arrested. .
In the first quarter of 2022, environmental activists also came under pressure from security forces, arresting 3 of them.
Hana Human Rights Organization Statistics Center
April 1, 2022
It is free to cite these statistics by citing the source
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