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

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

Court of Appeals Finalises Sentence for A Kurdish Civilian

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-13 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The verdict for Farshad Abbasi, a Kurdish civilian who was previously sentenced to 5 years in prison by branch 1 of Orumiyeh Revolutionary Court on the charge of membership in one of the Kurdish opposition parties, w ...

A Kurdish Singer Sentenced to Two Years of Imprisonment and Deprived of Artistic Activity

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-09 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A Kurdish singer ‘Peyman Mirzadeh’, arrested on Thursday, February 20 by security forces, was sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment and permanent deprivation of singing by branch one of the Islamic Revolutionary Court ...

Civil Rights Activist Sentenced to Three Years of Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Mokhtar Zarei, a Kurdish Civil Rights activist, has been sentenced to three years of imprisonment on charges of participation in protest gathering and conspiracy against national security by the Branch 1 of the Revol ...

A Kurdish Teacher Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-05 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): A Kurdish teacher, Peyman Naqshbandi, was arrested by security forces in Orumiyeh on the charge of propaganda against the state and transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison after two days of interrogation at the Mini ...

Police can’t handcuff a member of the Barzani and Talabani families in Kurdistan of Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-03-04 15:42
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net No one can arrest a member of the Barzani and Talabani families in Kurdistan of Iraq even if they break law.This obviously proves that the rule of law doesn’t exist because law is not applied equally to all people, r ...

A Kurdish Singer Rearrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-28 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): A young Kurdish singer ‘Peyman Mirzadeh‘, who was sentenced to six months of imprisonment last year on charges of propaganda against the state due to singing Kurdish revolutionary songs, was arrested by security force ...

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 ...

Oil at The Highest Level in 3 Months Supported by Expectations of a Decline in Supply

Waar Media - 2019-02-18 13:37
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices rose at the beginning of the week, to the highest level in 3 months, supported by expectations of a decline in supply by the end of the first quarter 2019 The UAE Energy Minister said last week that the return of balance to th ...

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 ...

“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 ...

“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 ...

Ex-British soldier is sentenced to eight years in Turkish prison | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-02-11 08:46

85-year-old Kurdish woman still in prison

ANF - 2019-02-09 13:19
HDP deputy Rıdvan Turan calls for the release of critically ill prisoner Sisê Bingöl, who is detained for alleged PKK membership: "The detention of this 85-year-old woman is cruel." ...

KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga received Colonel Byrom, Deputy Director of Joint Operations Command

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-20 15:10
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On January 15th, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) received Colonel Jonathan Byrom (Deputy Director of the Joint Operations Command in Iraq, Global Coalition). At the start ...