Career

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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Status

In prison

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 11th 2015, it was reported that Jahanbeygi had disappeared after being summoned by the Intelligence Ministry’s local branch in Kermanshah for questioning.

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.

An informed source told Kurdistan Press Agency that “Nine days ago he was summoned to the Intelligence Bureau and was interrogated”

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

No further information about Farhad Jahanbeygi is available.

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