Iranian Kurdistan's human rights situation as of May 2023

06:50 - 2/6/2023

Iranian Kurdistan's human rights situation as of May 2023

Hana: Hana human rights organization's statistics center publishes its statistical report on the human rights situation and the violation of fundamental rights of Kurdish citizens in May 2023 in Iranian Kurdistan. Due to the lack of free access to news and events inside the country, this statistic cannot include all cases of violation of citizens' rights, but all the efforts of the colleagues of Hana Human Rights Organization are in this direction, that the utmost accuracy in the inclusion of news and verification of the published cases be done.

Based on the statistics registered in the statistics center of Hana Human Rights Organization, in May 2023, at least 38 Kurdish citizens were arrested, 16 people were executed, 9 Kolbers were injured, 4 workers had accidents while working and died. And 12 labor activists were summoned and arrested, at least 8 people committed suicide, one person was killed by a mine explosion, and one woman was murdered.
In May 2023, at least 38 Kurdish citizens were arrested by the security institutions of the Islamic Republic of Iran arbitrarily and without any arrest warrant from the court.
The identity of all these people has been verified by Hana Human Rights Organization, and most of them have been arrested on charges of political activity, participation in demonstrations, cooperation with Kurdish opposition parties of the Islamic Republic, and civil activities. According to these statistics, 12 workers, 5 clerics of Kurdistan and 2 women were among the arrested people.
In May 2023, at least 16 people were executed in Kurdish regions. Of these, 12 people were executed for murder and 4 people were executed for drug-related crimes.
Based on Hana's statistics, in May 2023, 9 Kolbers were injured. Of these, 7 of them were injured by direct fire from the government forces and 2 of them were injured due to natural accidents caused by the chase by the government forces.
In May 2023, 2 women were arrested, 2 women committed suicide and one woman was killed by her husband.
At least 8 people have committed suicide in the cities and villages of Kurdistan. 6 of these people were male and 2 were female. These suicides were for unknown reasons.
Based on the statistics recorded in the Hana statistics center in May, 4 workers died due to work accidents, and 12 labor activists were arrested.
And finally, in this month, one person was killed due to the explosion of a mine planted by the government forces in the border areas of Kurdistan.

Statistics Center of Hana Human Rights Organization
1, June 2023
Citation of these statistics is free by mentioning the source

07:57 - 2/6/2023 Updated.