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“Sahar Kazemi” a civil activist, was sentenced to five years imprisonment.

“Sahar Kazemi” a civil activist, was sentenced to five years imprisonment.

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-16 00:01
On 14 February 2019”Sahar Kazemi”a citizen and civil activist Sanandaj was sentenced by the Revolutionary Court to five years in prison. The verdict was issued for reasons (civil and environmental) by the court,an informed source regarding this report tol ...
“Sahar Kazemi” a civil activist, was sentenced to five years imprisonment. - Roji Kurd

HDP’s Irmez sentenced to 18 months in prison

ANF - 2019-03-05 12:04
Former HDP Sirnak MP Aycan Irmez has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. ...

Arrested of two young men by the Iranian Intelligence Agency.

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-28 00:02
On 25th February 2019,two young men from Goyze Koyre village,Marivan city arrested by Iranian Intelligence Agency. 23-years-old”Arman Soleimani” son of Bahram and 29-years-old”Mohammad Mohammadi” son of Abdullah,are the identity of two detainees,according ...

Turkey frees Kurdish writer and artist Zehra Dogan after two years in prison

E-Kurd - 2019-02-24 19:22
ISTANBUL,— Turkey conditionally freed Kurdish writer and artist Zehra Dogan on Sunday after more than two years in jail for “terrorist propaganda”, her employer said. Dogan’s case has won the public backing of street artist Banksy since she was sentenced ...

“Omid Shah Mohammadi”teacher of Divandare city was sentenced to imprisonment.

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-24 00:03
“Omid Shah Mohammadi” teacher of Divandare city arrested after a nationwide strike, and was sentenced by the Iranian judiciary to imprisonment. On 14 February 209”Omid Shah Mohammad” teacher of Divandare was sentenced to one year discretionary imprisonmen ...

A citizen from Sanandaj was arrested along with a beating by Iranian Intelligence Agency.

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-22 00:01
A citizen was arrested along with beatings by Iranian Intelligence Agency. On 20 February 2019 a citizen named “Salman Abedi”from Sanandaj was detained and moved to an unknown location by Iranian Intelligence Agency,Kurdistan Human Right Organization-Rojh ...

A Labour Activist Arrested in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-21 02:00
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network, Iqbal Shabani, a labour activist and inspector of the Sanandaj Bakery Association, was arrested by security forces at one of the streets of Sanandaj on February 18. There is no information a ...

Human Rights Lawyer Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-19 02:00
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Masoud Shamsnejad, the Human Rights Lawyer who had been arrested on January 08, has been temporarily released on bail of one billion Toman. The lawyer was sentenced to 6 years and 4 m ...

“Omid Mohammadi”from Ravansar committed suicide because of the bad economic situation.

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-17 00:00
On 15 February 2019 30-year-old “Omid Mohammadi” son of “Seyyed Morad” from Ravansar has completed his master’s degree in computer science,hanging him self and ended him life,Kurdistan Human Right Organization_Rojhelat. Mr. Mohammadi has ended his life du ...

“Massoud Shamsnejad”a lawyer in Uromia was sentenced to 6 years in prison.

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-17 00:00
“Massoud Shamsnejad”a lawyer who was detained from 8 January 2019 was detained by Branch Three of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Orumiyeh on charges of “propaganda against the state and acting against national security” He was sentenced to 6 years ...

Kurdish journalist sentenced to three years imprisonment

ANF - 2019-02-16 12:59
Journalist Özgür Paksoy has been sentenced to more than three years for "terrorist propaganda". ...

A Report on the Situation of Mozaffar Sekaanvand, Kurdish Political Prisoner: Illegal Exile of Kurdish Political Prisoner, without Permission to Visit and Furlough

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-16 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Mozaffar Sekaanvand Lakran, a Kurdish civilian from Maku who was arrested in 2012 and sentenced to 20 years in exile in Borazjan/Bushehr Province, has been illegally imprisoned since his transfer to exile. Mozaffar S ...

“Mohammad Amin Shilan Abadi”was sent to prison for implementation of sentence.

Roji Kurd - 2019-02-16 00:01
“Mohammadamin Shilan Abadi”son of”Haji Rasool”and resident of Naghadeh who was sentenced to imprisonment by the Iranian judiciary, introduced himself to the”Oshnaviyeh”(Shano) Prison to serve his 4-year sentence. “Mohammadamin Shilan Abadi” was sentenced ...

Iran: Kurdish Lawyer Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

BAS News - 2019-02-12 10:38
ERBIL — An Iranian court earlier this week sentenced a Kurdish lawyer to six years in prison after accusations of opposing the government. Masoud Shamsnezhad was detained by the Iranian intelligence service on 8th January, according to Hangaw Organizatio ...

A Kurdish Woman Sentenced to 9 Months of Imprisonment in Salmas

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-12 02:00
Sima Moradi from Salmas was sentenced to nine months in prison on charges of membership in one of the Kurdish parties. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that this Kurdish civilian was arrested by security forces in Salmas late last f ...

Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 6 Years of Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-12 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Masoud Shamsnejad, the human rights lawyer, has been sentenced to 6 years in prison by Branch 3 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on charges of propaganda against the state and acting against national se ...

Canada Mosque Killer Bissonnette Sentenced to 40 Years

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK A Canadian man who shot six worshippers to death in a Quebec City mosque was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison. Prosecutors had said that Alexandre Bissonnette’s crime was so hateful and so obviously motivated by bigotry that he should re ...

Court demands 18 years in prison for former HDP MP Yıldırım

ANF - 2019-02-01 13:52
The court demands up to 18 years 3 months in prison for imprisoned former HDP MP Gulser Yıldirim. ...

Journalist Idris Sayilgan sentenced to 8 years in prison

ANF - 2019-01-25 14:32
Journalist Idris Sayilgan was sentenced to 8 years and 3 months in prison. ...

A Civil Rights Activist Arrested and Transferred to Sanandaj Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-25 02:00
Shahram Farhadi, a Civil Rights activist who has been previously sentenced to two years in prison by the Sanandaj Court of Appeal, was arrested and transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison to endure his sentence. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has be ...