Iran: Security agents arrest journalist and internet activists in Kurdistan


In the last 11 months of this year, 23 journalists, media activists and  administrators of Telegram channels and internet activists in Kurdistan have been arrested by Iranian Security forces.

According to this report, during this time, five journalists, three photographers, and 15 Telegram channel admins were arrested by Iranian security agencies.

From these people, seven were from Mahabad, eight were from Gilane Gharb, three from Baneh and five others were from Mashhad, Kohdasht, Piranshahr, Orumieh and Naghadeh.

Also during this period, five Kurd journalists were sentenced to overall 12 years and 6 months of prison by the Iranian Judiciary.

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