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Farhad Jahanbeygi was the editor-in-chief of Neday-e Jame’e (“Call of the Society”), a Kurdish-Persian weekly published in the capital of the western province of Kermanshah, before he disappeared.

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Farhad Jahanbeygi In prison

Farhad Jahanbeygi, also known as Miran Bazani, was the editor-in-chief of Neday-e Jame’e (“Call of the Society”), a Kurdish-Persian weekly published in the capital of the western province of Kermanshah. On December 11, 2015 it was reported that Jahanbeygi had disappeared after being summoned by the Intelligence Ministry’s local branch in Kermanshah for questioning.

Farhad Jahanbeygi, also known as Miran Bazani, was the editor-in-chief of Neday-e Jame’e (“Call of the Society”), a Kurdish-Persian weekly published in the capital of the western province of Kermanshah.

On December 11, 2015 it was reported that Jahanbeygi had disappeared after being summoned for questioning by the Intelligence Ministry’s local branch in Kermanshah. “Nine days ago he was summoned to the Intelligence Bureau and was interrogated,” an informed source told Kurdistan Press Agency.

According to the same source, one day after Jahanbeygi was summoned, Intelligence Ministry agents raided his office and confiscated his computer, his notes and other items.

His parents said they held the Intelligence Ministry responsible for their son’s fate.

No further information about Farhad Jahanbeygi is available.

 

Updated: October 11, 2017

 

Source:

Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa), December 11, 2015

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