Violent Arrest Of Madeh Moradi By Security Forces
Human Rights in Iran – Sunday, September 4, 2022 – Security forces in Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan Province, arrested Madeh Moradi, from the village of Sar Huyeh.
According to the report of Human Rights in Iran, on Friday, August 2, 2022, Madeh Moradi, married with 1 child, from Sar Huyeh Village in Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan Province, was arrested by security forces and transferred to an unknown location.
“Security forces summoned this citizen by phone and then arrested him in the village of Sar Huyeh, Sanandaj, without providing a judicial warrant, along with beatings.”, a well-informed source told the reporter of Human Rights in Iran.
It should be noted that Madeh Moradi was arrested by the security forces on December 25, 2019, and after being transferred to the detention center of one of the security agencies in Sanandaj and undergoing interrogation and being informed of his accusation, was released on bail.
Suppression of citizens and filing accusations against them based on the scenario of security agencies violates Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, adopted on December 16, 1966.
In addition, the right to a fair trial by an impartial judge, interrogator, and investigator is among the rights highlighted in Article 10 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The impossibility of the accused to have access to a lawyer, as well as denying the person access to other necessities in a judicial process, violates Article 9 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Article 9 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights adopted on December 16, 1966.
In Article 5 of the Criminal Procedure Law, it is emphasized on informing the accused as soon as possible about the alleged charges and providing the right of access to a lawyer and other defense rights mentioned in the law.