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London-based Iranian national sentenced to 10 years in prison on spying charges

London-based Iranian national sentenced to 10 years in prison on spying charges

Rûdaw - 2019-05-13 21:47
Iranian judiciary spokesperson accused Amiri of being the "planner and manager of the UK’s cultural infiltration in Iran". ...
London-based Iranian national sentenced to 10 years in prison on spying charges - Rûdaw

A Saqezi athlete was sentenced to three months imprisonment

Kurdpa - 2019-06-10 18:05
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish athlete from the city of Saqez was sentenced to three months in prison for the sake of imprinting the Kurdistan's flag on his shirt. ...

Jalalian’s lawyer sentenced to 30 years

ANF - 2019-06-04 13:17
Iran has sentenced Zeynab Jalalian’s lawyer Emir Salar Dawodi to 30 years in prison. ...

Co-mayors of Malazgirt sentenced to prison

ANF - 2019-05-28 08:53
A court charged former Malazgirt Municipality co-mayors, Halis Coşkun and Memnune Söylemez, with "being members of an illegal organization". Coşkun was sentenced to 12 years and Söylemez to 8 years and 6 months in prison. ...

Iraq Sentences Former Minister to Seven Years in Jail

BAS News - 2019-05-26 22:35
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a former minister to seven years in jail over alleged corruption during his time in the office, an Iraqi source revealed to RT on Sunday. "Former Minister of Culture Asaad al-Hashemi, who belonged to the Islamic Party, was sent ...

A citizen from Paveh sentenced two years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-24 12:59
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish citizen from Paveh was sentenced to two years in prison after three months of arrest and unknown fate. ...

Qatar says not invited to two summits in Saudi Arabia

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Qatar has not received an official invitation to two emergency summits called by Saudi Arabia, a Qatari state minister said on Monday. Saudi King Salman called for holding Gulf and Arab summits in Makkah on May 30 to discuss implications of re ...

JEP ruled immediate release for former FARC commander Santrich

ANF - 2019-05-16 09:28
The Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) has ruled to release former FARC commander Jesús Santrich who stayed over a year in prison over fake charges. ...

An Urmian citizen was sentenced to six months in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-15 16:07
Kurdpa Agency: The Urmia Revolutionary Court condemned a Kurdish citizen to six months in prison. ...

Two Labour Activists Sentenced to Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-15 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Eqbal Shabani and Towfiq Mahmoodi, two Kurdish Labour activists were sentenced to one year of suspended imprisonment for three years and one-year of imprisonment respectively on charges of cooperating with the “Oppos ...

Large number of armed Arabs moving to Kurdish village in Kirkuk: official

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 23:19
KIRKUK,— More than fifteen Arab families attempting to move to a village in Kirkuk province have encountered resistance from Kurdish residents, a member of the Sargaran sub-district council said on Tuesday. Locals from a predominately-Kurdish town outsid ...

Sulaimaniya: Three People Sentenced to Death on Murder Charges

BAS News - 2019-05-12 23:31
ERBIL - A court in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province has sentenced three people to death on murder charges in the disputed Kurdish city of Kirkuk. The death penalties were issued on Thursday (May 9) by the Sulaimaniya Criminal Court after findi ...

A labor activist was sentenced to one year suspended imprisonment for three years

Kurdpa - 2019-05-12 20:16
Kurdpa Agency: A Sanandaji labor activist was sentenced to one year suspended imprisonment for three years. ...

Iraqi Court Sentences Man to Prison for “Insulting” Shi’ite Imam

BAS News - 2019-05-12 16:05
ERBIL — An Iraq court on Sunday sentenced a man to three years in prison for allegedly “insulting” a Shi’ite Muslim Imam. Ali Srour Razaq was arrested earlier by the police in Najaf and faced a trial on Sunday, local media reported. He allegedly “insulte ...

Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner

BBC - 2019-05-08 00:35
Michael Behenna was sentenced to 25 years in jail for the murder of a prisoner shot during questioning. ...

A Kurdish Prisoner Released after Serving Five Years in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Ali Yeganeh, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released after serving four years and nine months in prison. KHRN has been informed that, this Kurdish civilian from Khoy was arr ...

A citizen from Karamah city west of Iran (Kurdistan region) is sentenced to prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-05-05 14:28
KMMK: Danial Darab Khani, a resident of Kermanshah, was sentenced to a year in prison by a division of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Islamic Republic of Iran on charges of acting against national security. This citizen was arrested by Islamic ...

Two Kurdish citizens were sentenced to 10 years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-05 11:20
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish citizens from the Margavar Rural District were sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Revolutionary Court of Urmia. ...

A young Kermanshahi sentenced to one year in discretionary imprisonment

Kurdpa - 2019-05-04 06:07
Kurdpa Agency: The second branch of the Revolutionary Court of Kermanshah sentenced Kurdish citizen to one year in discretionary imprisonment. ...

A Kurdish Civilian Sentenced to One Year in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-02 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A Kurdish civilian, “Danial Darab Khani” who was arrested in Kermanshah in March 2017 following a nationwide protest in December, has been sentenced to one year in prison for “acting against national security.” KHRN ...

Mukhtar Zarei was sentenced to three years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-04-29 06:35
Kurdpa Agency: three year imprisonment was issued to a Kurdish civilian activist from Sanandaj. ...