Iranian forces arrest five Kurdish religious activists, civilians in Piranshahr

The Iranian regime's repression against the Kurdish population continues unabated.

The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) reported that Iranian security forces have arrested five Sunni Kurdish religious activists and civilians in Piranshahr, West Azerbaijan Province, in recent days, and taken them to undisclosed locations.

The individuals, Somayyeh Ghaderi, Hossein Bayazidi, Mohammad Soltani, Mohammad Moradi and Hadi Yousefpour, were arrested in separate incidents.

Ghaderi, from the village of Gazgasak, Soltani from the village of Khorenj, and Moradi from the village of Bikus, were all arrested on 6 May without warrants.

At the same time, Bayazidi from Piranshahr was arrested at his home in the city.

Additionally, Yousefpour, a member of the Koranic School, was arrested in a raid on his home in Piranshahr on 1 May.

The circumstances of their arrest and the specific charges against them remain unknown.