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Edris Menbari

HRD, Board Member
Nozhin Socio-cultural Association

Edris Menbari is a human rights defender and was board member of the Nozhin socio-cultural association from 2021-2023. He has been advocating for the socio-cultural rights of the Kurdish community by teaching Kurdish and organizing cultural events.

Human rights defenders and journalists are arrested, detained and prosecuted in unfair trials. HRDs continue to receive death threats and are subjected to harassment, arbitrary arrest and detention. They are refused bail or receive extreme bail conditions. HRDs are additionally subjected to systematic surveillance and their family members are targeted. Journalists have been subjected to flogging for criticising the government.