killing of a kolbar in Baneh and beating another kolbar for two gallons of gasoline in Nodesheh
Killing a kolbar in Baneh
The direct firing of the armed forces led to the death of a kolbar in Baneh. On the other hand, the forces of the Border Regiment severely beat a kolbar for carrying 2 gallons of 20 liters of fuel. (kolbar are porters who bring trade goods across the state borders in Kurdistan ).
Human Rights Center no to prison – no to execution. On Sunday, August 7, 2022, the killing of a 28-year-old kolbar named Hajar Faraji due to direct fire from the armed forces stationed at the Sardab border.
Hajar Faraji was shot in the heart and died instantly.
Mr. Faraji, unmarried, was a native of Zarbaneh village and a resident of Sheikh Salam Baneh village. His body is supposed to be buried today in Zarbaneh village
Beating a kolbar in Nodesheh
On the other hand, according to Kolbernews, today Sunday, August 7, 2022, the border forces severely beat a kolbar at the checkpoint of Mendoh border post.
The killing of kolbar and Sokhtabran ( fuel carriers ) is a matter that usually happens especially in the border cities. Armed government agents kill or harass and beat the porters under the pretext of carrying contraband.
According to the Statistics Center of the Human Rights Center, neither jailed nor executed, during the one-year process of Ebrahim Raisi’s presidency, at least 119 kolbar, fuel carrier , or Small sellers were killed by government agents.
Many of these people (whose statistics are not included in this number) were seriously injured by the shooting and are no longer able to continue working.
kolbar has a hard work, but because people do not have a job, they are forced to do it in order to survive and continue their lives