Kurdpa, Kurdistan Press Agency
Malakshahi's Nowruz Celebration was canceled
Kurdpa Agency: The pressure of intelligence forces resulted in cancellation of the Nowruz celebrations in the city
According to a report from the Kurdistan Press Agency, the Melekhashi celebration was canceled due to
pressure from the Ettelaat's Bureau
According to an informed source, intelligence and security forces raided the place of the Nowruz
celebration in Malekhshahi and seized the equipment of the ceremony.
This source said that the Malekhshahi Ettelaat Bureau threatened the
cultural activists of the city by telephone and told them that they would face judicial proceedings if they were celebrating Nowruz.
source said that the prosecutor's office had ordered the arrest of a citizen, "Nabi Karimi," and he is now being prosecuted.
also added that Malakshahi Ettelaat Bureau threatened several cultural activists.
In this regard, the Revolutionary Guard forces prevented the
celebration of Nowruz in the village of Aliabad, Oshnavieh.
A resident of the village told the Kurdpa's reporter in Oshnavieh: The
Revolutionary Guard forces seized the wood and firewood collected for Nowruz fire and then burned at a location near the village of
Cooperation Center of Iranian Kurdistan's Political Parties has launched a campaign called "Nowruz, Dance of freedom", which in
response to the campaign, intelligence agencies created a climate of terror and arrest of Kurdish activists.