Kurdish Civil Activist Zahra Mohammadi Remains In Limbo

Twenty days after getting arrested, the fate of Kurdish civil activist Zahra Mohammadi remains unknown.

Zahra Mohammadi, 28, was arrested on May 23, 2019, by agents of the Intelligence Department of Sanandaj, capital of the Iranian Kurdistan Province. They raided her residence in Nayser township in Sanandaj.

Ms. Mohammadi’s family managed to visit her on May 30, but have no new news of her ever since and are extremely concerned about her fate.

Zahra Mohammadi holds an M.S. degree in geopolitics from the University of Birjand, capital of South Khorasan Province. The Kurdish civil activist had been teaching Kurdish language for ten years in Sanandaj and its nearby villages.

Ms. Mohammadi is one of the founders of Nojin Social and Cultural Association which was founded in 2013. She was voted to direct the association.

Simultaneous with the arrest of Ms. Mohammadi, another two members of Nojin Association were also arrested by agents of the Department of Intelligence of Sanandaj.