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Masoud Nikkhah

HRD, Member

Masoud Nikkhah is a human rights defender and a member of Iran Teachers’ Trade Association, Marivan- Kurdistan Branch, who has advocated for rights of children to free education, a proper classification of teachers and harmonization of retirees’ pensions.


Detained HRDs are ill-treated, subjected to solitary confinement, denied adequate medical treatment and visits by family members, and forced to confess their alleged crimes under duress.