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Zaniar and Loghman Moradi Condemned to death

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2018-02-21 09:32
KMMK: Zaniar and Loghman Moradi, two political prisoners were arrested on July 11, 2009 by security forces in Marivan city; on December 1, 2010, he was tried in Branch 15 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court and charged with moharebeh through membership in a ...

“Ramin Hossein Panahi”and ”Hedayat Abdollahpour” Sentenced to death

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2018-02-20 13:54
Kurdistan Human Right Association: On 15,January,2018 “Ramin Hosein Panahi”Held her court on He was tried in the first branch of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of the Republic of Iran on charges of membership in Komala and Baghī, meaning a coping with th ...

Iraq Sentences Turkish Woman to Death for Joining IS

BAS News - 2018-02-19 19:45
ERBIL — An Iraqi court has sentenced a Turkish woman to death for joining the Islamic State (IS). According to a spokesman of the criminal court in Baghdad, cited by Reuters, the convict was sentenced to death “by hanging”. Abdul-Sattar al-Birqdar has al ...

Iraq: German ISIS girl sentenced to 6 years in prison

Waar Media - 2018-02-19 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: A German schoolgirl who ran away to join the “Islamic State” terror group has been handed a six-year jail sentence in Iraq, according to media reports. Linda W. was arrested by Iraqi troops during the battle for Mosul. A court in Iraq has sen ...

Turkish ISIS woman sentenced to death in Iraq

Waar Media - 2018-02-19 12:55
WAAR-DUHOK: An Iraqi court has sentenced a Turkish woman to death by hanging for joining Islamic State (ISIS), a spokesman for the criminal court in Baghdad said on Monday. Ten other women of various nationalities were sentenced to life in prison, Reuter ...

Six Years of Imprisonment for Two Kurdish Citizens in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-02-19 02:02
A civil activist and a citizen from Sanandaj called Shahram Farhadi and Mohammad Naeempour were sentenced to 4 and 2 years in prison respectively by the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj (branh 1) on charges of membership in obstinate groups and propaganda ...

Several MPs Lodge Appeal to Iraq's Federal Court Against Haider al-Abadi

BAS News - 2018-02-18 21:23
ERBIL — Several MPs are trying to lodge an appeal to the Federal Supreme Court of Iraq against PM Haider al-Abadi for mistreating the Kurds to win the votes of Shi'ite Arab citizens. Sherko Jawdat, head of the Kurdistan Regional Parliament's natural reso ...

Turkey denies release request from ex-Kurdish HDP party leader: official

E-Kurd - 2018-02-17 21:29
ANKARA,— A Turkish court on Friday denied a request from the former head of the Kurdish opposition to be released from jail while his “terrorism” trial continues, an official for Selahattin Demirtas’s Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) said. Demirtas, one o ...

Turkish Vatan Party Calls for HDP Close Down

BAS News - 2018-02-14 23:02
ERBIL — Turkish nationalist Vatan Party lawyer and Vice President Nusret Senem on Wednesday applied to the Turkish Supreme Court to close the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP). “We are calling on the Supreme Court to do its work. HDP must be cl ...

Turkey prevents foreign envoys from following Demirtaş’s trial

Waar Media - 2018-02-14 16:48
WAAR-DUHOK: People’s Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş once again on Wednesday appeared in court in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. Selahattin Demirtaş, for the second time appeared in court on Wednesday for the accusations made against ...

Demirtaş Appears in Court Once Again

BAS News - 2018-02-14 12:27
ERBIL - People's Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş once again on Wednesday appeared in court in Ankara, the capital of Turkey.Selahattin Demirtaş, for the second time appeared in court on Wednesday for the accusations made against him o ...

Kurdistan: IS Member Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

BAS News - 2018-02-13 20:58
ERBIL — Garmiyan Criminal Court sentenced an Islamic State (IS) member to 5 years in prison. "After investigations were conducted, the criminal court of Garmiyan sentenced an Islamic State member identified as Omer Rabi to 5 years in jail," said Osman Ab ...

Iraqi Ex-minister Sentenced to 21 Years in Jail for Corruption

BAS News - 2018-02-13 00:28
ERBIL — An Iraqi court on Monday sentenced a former minister to 21 years in jail after he was found guilty in multiple cases of corruption. Abdel Falah al-Sudani had served as trade minister between 2006 and 2009. The court first sentenced him to two sev ...

A Kurdish Political Prisoner Exiled to Ardabil Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-02-12 02:01
On Thursday, February 08, A political prisoner held at Central Prison of Ardabil was exiled to Orumiyeh Central Prison after the verdict was finalised by the Supreme Court. “Siddiq Eini, a political prisoner who had been previously sentenced to 10 years i ...

Two Journalists Face Trial In Ahwaz For Criticizing Education Officials

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-11 02:37
Two journalists in the Arab region of Ahwaz in Iran have been summoned to appear in a regime court after they condemned the deteriorating standards of education in the region, which are the worst in the country. The journalists, NaimHamidi and Sayed Nasha ...

Iraqi Federal Supreme Court cannot rule on Kurdistan flag in Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2018-02-05 21:06
WAAR-DUHOK: The Federal Supreme Court of Iraq on Monday declared it cannot rule on the legality of the Kurdistan national flag being flown in the disputed province of Kirkuk, while a Kurdish official affirmed the ruling is in favor of the symbolic Kurdis ...

Flying Kurdish Flag in Kirkuk Is Constitutional: Iraq’s Supreme Court

BAS News - 2018-02-05 17:01
Erbil - After the sumitted complaint of the Turkmen against Rebwar Talabani, the head of Kirkuk Provincial Council (KPC) for raising the Kurdistan flag over the public offices in the city, the Iraqi Supreme Court made a final decision on the case. "Flyin ...

Saman Naseems’ Release from Prison Remains

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-02-04 02:01
Although the death sentence of Saman Naseem was reduced to five years in prison by the Oromiyah Court of Appeals which formally served the verdict to this political prisoner and his lawyer, his release from prison still remains uncertain. “On Monday, Janu ...

30 years imprisonment for six Kurdish Citizens in sanandaj

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-04 00:03
Six of the citizens of Kurdish people of the village “mirawe” from the functions area zhawe on sanandaj from the revolutionary Court of this city to 30 years of imprisonment and were sentenced. Mirofayeti: Aaccording to the report, reached out to the orga ...

Turkey court rules local Amnesty chief to remain in jail

Waar Media - 2018-02-01 22:27
WAAR-DUHOK: An Istanbul court on Thursday scrapped its decision to release Taner Kilic, the head of Amnesty International in Turkey, and ordered him to remain in jail for the duration of his trial on terror charges, the rights group said. “The Istanbul c ...

Ramin Hossein Panahi Sentenced to Death

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-01-30 02:02
Ramin Hussein Panahi, a Kurdish political prisoner, was sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court (Branch 1) in Sanandaj on the charge of membership in Komala Party. “According to the verdict, announced to me on Jan 25. issued by Judge Saeedi and anot ...

Iraq Sentences Another IS Convict to Death

BAS News - 2018-01-29 20:57
ERBIL — Diyala Criminal Court sentenced a member of the Islamic State (IS) to death after he was found involved in the murdering of seven people back in 2007. "The Criminal Court in Diyala has sentenced an IS member who confessed to have been involved in ...

Spanish court suspends Puigdemont’s return to power in Catalonia

Waar Media - 2018-01-28 12:27
WAAR-DUHOK: Spain’s Constitutional Court has unanimously ruled to ban a remote investiture for Carles Puigdemont as Catalonia’s president. Spanish ministers want to prevent Puigdemont retaking the regional leadership. The Spanish government has won its a ...

Saman Naseem, the Political Prisoner, May be Released in the Coming Days

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-01-28 02:02
The death sentence for Saman Naseem, the political prisoner, on charges of Moharebeh (waging war against God) by the Orumiyeh Court of Appeals has been changed to imprisonment sentence and he may be released in the coming days after serving at least 6 yea ...

Chamchamal Family of Killed Peshmerga Appeals in Court

BAS News - 2018-01-27 12:08
The brother of the victim killed by the Special Forces of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Kurdistan Region’s Chemchemal city, revealed that they have appealed in court against the forces. Nazim Hama Sleman, a commander of Peshmerga forces and t ...

Baghdad Sentences Ex-governor of Mosul to 3 Years in Jail

BAS News - 2018-01-26 17:58
BAGHDAD — An Iraqi court has sentenced Atheel al-Nujaifi, the former governor of Nineveh Province, to three years imprisonment for allegedly “communicating” and “collaborating” with Turkey. “The court decided to sentence Atheel (Nujaifi)... to a three-ye ...

Week in Brief: Tortured to Bleed Out

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-01-25 02:01
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Iranian Kurdish political prisoner in court says faced deadly torture Kurdish pol ...

Iraq sentences German woman to death for belonging to ISIS

The Defense Post - 2018-01-23 12:30
An Iraqi court said it had condemned to death by hanging a German woman of Moroccan origin after finding her guilty of belonging to ISIS The post Iraq sentences German woman to death for belonging to ISIS appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Iraqi Parliament Confirms Election Date

BAS News - 2018-01-22 15:40
BAGHDAD — The Iraqi Parliament on Monday decided on election timing amid tensions between the Sunni and Shi’ite Arab representatives The Iraqi Federal Court, on January 21th, stated the parliament does not have the authority to delay the elections in Ira ...

Iraq’s Federal Court Decides on Election Timing: Parliament Speaker

BAS News - 2018-01-21 22:19
BAGHDAD — After a series of meetings with the Iraqi political parties,Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri revealed that the federal court has decided on the elections. According to a source cited by Iraqi media, Jabouri has met different Iraqi poli ...

Iraqi Court Sentences German Female Member of IS to Death

BAS News - 2018-01-21 16:08
BAGHDAD — The Central Criminal Court in Baghdad has convicted a German woman, sentencing her to death for involvement with the Islamic State (IS). “The Central Criminal Court reviewed the case of a German suspect and decreed sentencing her to death, in a ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner To Be Executed Twice

Roji Kurd - 2018-01-20 00:03
The Urmia’s Revolutionary Court, sentenced a Kurdish political prisoner, from the city of Oshveniyah in Eastern Kurdistan, to death by hanging twice. Roji Kurd: According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Organisation-Rojhelat, “Hedayat Abdullah ...

Turkish Court Sentences HDP Lawmaker to 5 Years in Jail

BAS News - 2018-01-19 01:12
ERBIL — A Turkish court in Adiyaman sentenced on Thursday the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) MP Behçet Yıldırım to 5 years in prison for 6 different cases. Zeydan is charged with alleged links to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) which Anka ...

Demirtaş Acquitted of Insulting a Minister

BAS News - 2018-01-17 22:17
The HDP co-chair appeared for the second time in court ERBIL — A Turkish court in Ankara acquitted the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş on Wednesday of insulting the Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu in a 2015 speec ...

5 Ozgur Gundim’s journalists sentenced by Turkish state

ANHA - 2018-01-17 14:10
NEWS DESK- The court of Turkey made a ruling on the journalists Recep Doran, Aisha Dozgan, and the essayists Mohammed Ali Shelbi, Hussein Begdash to be prisoned for half and a year for their participation in the campaign of standing in solidarity with Ozg ...

The First Court Hearing of Ramin Hossein Panahi Held

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-01-17 02:00
The first court hearing of the political prisoner known as Ramin Hossein Panahi was held on Monday morning, January 15, at the Revolutionary Court (Branch 1) in Sanandaj headed by Judge Saeedi and another judge. “Ramin Hossein Panahi told the court that h ...

A Kurdish Singer Sentenced to Six Months in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-01-14 02:00
A young Kurdish singer known as Peyman Mirzadeh (from Gangchin village at Orumiyeh) was sentenced to six months of imprisonment by the Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on charges of propaganda against the system due to singing Kurdish revolutionary songs. ...
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