Report: Kurdish Rights Spokesman Arrested in Iran

Iranian police have arrested the spokesman of a Kurdish rights organization for allegedly defending Iranians who criticized the recent executions of Kurdish opposition activists.

A journalist in Iran, who asked not to be identified by name, told VOA's Kurdish service that police detained Ijlal Ghawami (Quwami) on Friday in Iran's Kurdistan region.  Ghawami is a spokesman for the Human Rights Organization of Kurdistan (HROK).

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