Iran: Kurd civil rights activist tried in Saqez

Najibeh Salehzadeh

On Tuesday, March 6, Najibeh Salehzadeh, a Kurd civil rights activist in Saqez, was tried by the 1st Branch of the Saqez Revolutionary Court on charges of spreading propaganda against the regime through interviews with foreign media.

“If defending my husband (labor activist Mahmoud Salehi) is considered spreading propaganda against the government, I have nothing to say,” she said in court.
Najibeh Salehzadeh, was present in court along with her husband, Mahmoud Salehi.