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Iranian Kurdish political prisoner faces execution - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2020-09-20 11:20

Iranian Kurd in Danger of Being Iran’s Next Executed Political Prisoner, Lawyer Says | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2020-09-17 07:25

Supreme Court Overturned the Death Sentence for a Kurdish Political Prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-09-17 02:03
The family of Houshmand Alipour have stated that the Supreme Court had violated the sentence. According to a statement issued by the campaign to rescue this political prisoner on Tuesday, September 15,… The post Supreme Court Overturned the Death Sentence ...

Kurdish political prisoner sentenced to death in Iran | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2020-09-14 17:32

Political prisoner from Rojhilat sentenced to death penalty

ANF - 2020-09-13 18:48
​​​​​​​A Kurdish political prisoner from Urmia who was arrested in 2019 by the Iranian security forces, has been sentenced to death by the Islamic Republic judiciary. ...

Iran hands Kurdish political prisoner death... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-09-13 17:27

Zeinab Jalalian Held in a Solitary Cell for Two and a Half Months

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-09-12 02:00
Kurdish political prisoner Zeinab Jalalian has been held in a solitary cell in Kerman for two and a half months. She was transferred from the quarantine of Qarchak prison in Varamin to… The post Zeinab Jalalian Held in a Solitary Cell for Two and a Half M ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Sentenced to Death

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-09-12 02:00
Kurdish political prisoner Shaker Behrouz was sentenced to death by Branch 2 of the Orumiyeh Revolutionary Court on charges of “taking up arms against the state”(baqi) through membership in the Komala Party. A… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner Sentence ...

Zeynab Jalalian in isolation

ANF - 2020-09-09 20:00
Kurdish political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian has been held in a solitary cell in Keman for two and a half months. ...

Ill prisoner Yamaç not taken to hospital

ANF - 2020-09-03 08:30
Mehmet Yamaç, is a political prisoner affected by COPD. He conveyed to his family that he had difficulty breathing but his request to be taken to hospital was no answered so far. ...

Tehran Prosecutor Opposes Transferring the Political Prisoner to Bojnourd Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-21 02:07
The Tehran prosecutor has declined to the request to transfer Kurdish political prisoner Sakineh Parvaneh to the prison in Bojnourd, North Khorasan Province where her family resides. The family of this political… The post Tehran Prosecutor Opposes Transfe ...

Political prisoner in Turkey locked up in a cell with ISIS suicide bomber for intimidation - Nordic Monitor

Nordicmonitor - 2020-08-16 06:31

Prisoner Gül calls off hunger strike

ANF - 2020-08-12 08:43
Political prisoner Cüneyt Gül called of his hunger strike but is denied visit with his lawyer. ...

Prisoner Injured by Another Prisoner and Taken to Hospital

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-10 02:12
on Friday morning, August 7, a prisoner accused of drug crimes attacked Soheila Hijab, a political prisoner in Qarchak prison, and stabbed her several times in the abdomen with a broken glass,… The post Prisoner Injured by Another Prisoner and Taken to Ho ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Heydar Ghorbani at Risk of Imminent Execution

Iran Hrm - 2020-08-09 23:14

Kurdish Political Prisoner Haidar Ghorbani Is at Risk of Execution - NCRI

Ncr Iran - 2020-08-08 18:22

Iran Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence For Kurdish Political Prisoner - Rights Group

Radiofarda - 2020-08-08 16:56

Robert Mugabe: From political prisoner and freedom fighter to cartoonish modern dictator - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2020-08-07 10:43

Political Prisoner in Critical Health Condition on the Seventh Day of Her Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-07 02:01
Kurdish political prisoner Shahnaz Sadeghifar who has been on a hunger strike since July 30, 2020, in protest to her 15 years prison sentence, is in a critical health condition, a reliable… The post Political Prisoner in Critical Health Condition on the S ...

Kamal Hassan Ramazan Released from Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-02 02:03
Kurdish political prisoner Kamal Hassan Ramazan Solo was released from Orumiyeh Central Prison after serving six years in prison. He was in danger of execution in the past few years due to… The post Kamal Hassan Ramazan Released from Prison appeared first ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Not Heard from for Weeks Since Announcing COVID Symptoms – Center for Human Rights in Iran

Iranhumanrights - 2020-07-26 06:18

Release of Basque prisoner in France appealed

ANF - 2020-07-25 10:07
Basque political prisoner Frédéric "Xistor" Haramburu could be released on parole on 6 August, but the French National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor's Office has appealed the decision. ...

Kurdish political prisoner faces 4 additional years for calling Turkish president a misogynist | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2020-07-19 19:03

Singing snails bring attention to plight of Turkish political prisoner - The National

Thenational - 2020-07-13 19:10

Iran: UN rights experts condemn secret execution of Kurdish political prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-07-05 02:03
GENEVA (03 July 2020) – UN human rights experts today expressed outrage at reports of Iran’s secret execution of Hedayat Abdollahpour, a member of the Kurdish minority in the country. The execution… The post Iran: UN rights experts condemn secret executio ...

Iran: UN Rights Experts Condemn Secret Execution Of Kurdish Political Prisoner | Scoop News

Scoop - 2020-07-04 08:12

The Possibility of Transferring Zeynab Jalalian to Kerman Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-07-04 02:01
In an interview with Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), a member of Zeynab Jalalian‘s family announced the possibility that this Kurdish political prisoner may be transferred to Kerman Prison. Zeynab Jalalian went… The post The Possibility of Transfer ...

UN Condemns Iran’s Secret Execution of Kurdish Political Prisoner – Center for Human Rights in Iran

Iranhumanrights - 2020-07-03 18:34

Snails in a cell - A lockdown opera pays tribute to a political prisoner in Turkey | Europe | The Economist

Economist - 2020-07-03 00:18

No News Over the Fate of Zeynab Jalalian after Being Transferred from Qarchak Prison to an Unknown Location

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-07-02 02:03
Kurdish political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian was transferred from the quarantine ward of Qarchak Prison to an unknown location on Thursday, June 25, 2020, on the sixth day of her hunger strike, and there… The post No News Over the Fate of Zeynab Jalalian af ...

Supreme Court Upheld the 15-year Imprisonment Sentence for a Political Prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-30 02:00
The 15-year prison sentence of Sardar Ozmush, a Kurdish political prisoner, was upheld by Branch 25 of the Supreme Court last week, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). … The post Supreme Court Upheld the 15-year Imprisonment ...

Kurdish political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian on hunger strike

ANF - 2020-06-23 14:08
Political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian, who is imprisoned in Iran, is on hunger strike. With this action, the Kurdish activist, who is in isolation and infected with Covid-19, demands her transfer to another prison. ...

Kamal Hassan Ramazan Taken Back to Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-23 03:03
“At noon on Thursday, June 18, 2020, Kurdish political prisoner Kamal Hassan Ramazan was taken back to the prison after spending five days in a security detention centre in Orumiyeh. The details… The post Kamal Hassan Ramazan Taken Back to Prison appeared ...

Zeynab Jalalian Went on a Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-23 03:03
Zeynab Jalalian, a Kurdish political prisoner in the quarantine ward of Qarchak Prison, has been on hunger strike since this morning. Her request is to be returned to Khoy Prison or transferred… The post Zeynab Jalalian Went on a Hunger Strike appeared fi ...

“I am hostage in the hands of Iranian government” Political prisoner Zeinab Jalalian in a phone call with her family

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-06-13 07:55
KMMK: Zeinab Jalalian, a political prisoner in Iran, in her recent phone call with her family told them that she is in a complicated condition and that the Iranian government’s actions are aimed to put more pressure on her. Zaynab Jalalian was able to cal ...

Sole life-sentenced female political prisoner in... | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-06-12 15:03

Unité d’exécution des peines d’Urmia:Hedayat abdollahpour death penalty has been enforced.

Roji Kurd - 2020-06-12 00:19
by: Bahozikurdistan _ Sarvin Hedayat abdollahpour death penalty has been enforced. One month after Hedayat abdollahpour, who was a political prisoner sentenced to death, was transferred to Urmia. The enforcement Unit announced that the abovementioned had ...

Iran Executes Kurdish Political Prisoner Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Iranfocus - 2020-06-11 21:56

Iran’s Regime Executed a Political Prisoner in Secret Three Weeks Ago - NCRI

Ncr Iran - 2020-06-11 19:00

Former Irish political prisoner to be deported from the US

ANF - 2020-06-11 09:51
Former Irish political prisoner Malachy McAllister is expected to be deported from the US to Ireland after losing a two-decade fight against expulsion. ...

Iran executes Kurdish political prisoner, refuses returning body to family

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-11 02:08
Kurdish political prisoner Hedayat Abdullahpour was hanged at Orumiyeh Central prison Today, Wednesday, June 10, an informed source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The family members of Hedayat Abdullahpour were… The post Iran executes Kur ...

Iran Secretly Hangs Kurdish Political Prisoner Hedayat Abdollahpour

Iran Hrm - 2020-06-10 20:21

Zeynab Jalalian diagnosed with COVID-19

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-10 02:21
“The Kurdish political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian was diagnosed with COVID-19 at Qarchak Prison.”, Ali Jalalian, Zeynab Jalalian’s father, told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). According to Jalalian’s father, Zeynab Jalalian was… The post Zeynab J ...

Zeynab Jalalian Taken to Hospital

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-10 02:21
Zeynab Jalalian was transferred to a hospital outside prison, an informed source told in an interview with the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). “The political prisoner was transferred from Qarchak Prison to… The post Zeynab Jalalian Taken to Hospita ...

KNK calls for the release of Zeynab Jalalian

ANF - 2020-06-09 03:36
The Women's Commission of the Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) calls for the release of Zeynab Jalalian from Iranian custody. The political prisoner is infected with COVID-19. ...

Fears raised for Kurdish political prisoner held in Covid-infected prison in Iran | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2020-06-09 01:01

Jailed Kurdish Political Prisoner Refused Hospitalization For COVID-19

Radiofarda - 2020-06-07 22:03

Political Prisoner Transferred to Solitary Confinement on the Third Day of the Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-29 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the Kurdish political prisoner Kamran Darwishi has been transferred to solitary confinement on the third day of his hunger strike by the order… The post Political Prisoner Transferred to Solitar ...

Conditional Release of a Political Prisoner Opposed by the Ministry of Intelligence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-29 02:00
Tahsin Dadrasi, a Kurdish civilian of Marivan who has served more than a third of his six-year imprisonment sentence, has been deprived of the right to parole due to opposition from the… The post Conditional Release of a Political Prisoner Opposed by the ...

Female Kurdish Political Prisoner on Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-28 02:02
Kurdish political prisoner Sakineh Parvaneh has been on a hunger strike at Qarchak prison since Monday, May 25, in protest to his five-year prison sentence and authorities’ failure to comply with the… The post Female Kurdish Political Prisoner on Hunger S ...

No News Over the Fate of A Death Row Kurdish Political Prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-23 02:01
Ten days after the transfer of death row political prisoner Hedayat Abdullahpour to an unknown location, his fate remains unknown. The death sentence of Mr Abdullapour was previously referred to the Enforcement… The post No News Over the Fate of A Death R ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner in Imminent Danger of Execution at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-21 02:03
In recent days, there have been reports of the possible execution of Arsalan Khodkam at Orumiyeh Central Prison. In a short video addressed to the public and international Human Rights Organisations, the… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner in Imminent Da ...

Death Row Political Prisoner Transferred to an Unknown Location

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-12 02:00
Death Row political prisoner Hedayat Abdullahpour was transferred from the political prisoners’ ward of Orumiyeh Central Prison to an unknown location yesterday noon, Saturday, May 09. The institution has reportedly taken him… The post Death Row Political ...

Supreme Court: Charge of murder against Mostafa Salimi is incorrect

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-07 03:28
Mohammad Jabbari, Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Kurdistan Province, announced that the main charges against the Kurdish political prisoner Mostafa Salimi were mischief, armed robbery and the murder of two police officers. He… The post Supreme Cou ...

Zeynab Jalalian Transferred to Qarchak Prison in Varamin

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-06 02:03
Political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian was taken to the Qarchak Prison of Varamin on Saturday, May 2, 2020. She was abruptly transferred out of the Prison of Khoy on Monday, April 27, without… The post Zeynab Jalalian Transferred to Qarchak Prison in Varamin ...

Fears grow for Kurdish political prisoner transferred to 'unknown location' in Iran | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2020-05-03 00:51

Zeynab Jalalian Transferred to an Unknown Location

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-04-30 02:00
Zeynab Jalalian, a political prisoner sentenced to life imprisonment who is held at Khoy prison, was transferred to an unknown location by security forces on April 28. She suffers from conjunctive intestinal infections… The post Zeynab Jalalian Transferre ...

Kurdish political prisoner Released on Parole

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-04-28 02:03
Kurdish political prisoner Afshin Hossein Panahi has been released on parole yesterda. In late March, he was transferred from Sanandaj Central Prison for furlough. A family member of the political prisoner confirmed… The post Kurdish political prisoner Re ...

Political Prisoner Ended Hunger Strike in Kermanshah

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-04-25 02:02
Kurdish political prisoner Ismail Moridi had been on a hunger strike while sewing time at Dieselabad prison in Kermanshah since Apr 12, 2020, in protest to the opposition of the security forces… The post Political Prisoner Ended Hunger Strike in Kermansha ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Goes on “Dry” Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-04-23 02:00
Mustafa Sabzi, a Kurdish political prisoner who has been on “dry” hunger strike at Khoy prison since April 16, was transferred to the prison’s medical clinic yesterday due to weakness. “Mustafa Sabzi… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner Goes on “Dry” Hung ...

Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with Sewn Lips at Kermanshah Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-04-21 02:00
A Kurdish political prisoner ‘Ismail Moridi’ has sewn his lips and gone on hunger strike at Kermanshah’s Dizel abad prison in protest to opposition of the security forces to his conditional release.… The post Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with Sewn Li ...

Prisoners face the pandemic alone

ANF - 2020-04-16 11:45
Emirhan Sağlam, father of political prisoner Zafer Sağlam, who has been held in a single cell for 11 days with symptoms of coronavirus in Silivri No. 5 Prison, said: "Our children were left alone with the epidemic." ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Released from Sanandaj Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-04-15 02:02
Kurdish political prisoner ‘Khabat Dehdar’ was released from Sanandaj Central Prison after four years in prison. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the political prisoner, who was previously sentenced… The post Kurdish Political ...

No Information over the Fate of the Kurdish Female Prisoner after being transferred to a Psychiatric Hospital

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-04-14 02:01
According to an informed source in Tehran, a female political prisoner named “Sakineh Parvaneh” has been transferred from Qarchak Prison in Varamin to Aminabad Psychiatric Hospital in Rey. The Kurdish civilian from… The post No Information over the Fate o ...

Execution of Mostafa Salimi; grave violation of human rights and crime against Kurds

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-04-13 01:26
KMMK: KMMK strongly condemned the execution of political prisoner Mostafa Salimi by the Islamic Republic of Iran and calling it a grave violation of human rights and a crime against humanity. Mostafa Salimi has spent the past 17 years in prison and has be ...

Iran’s regime executes Kurdish political prisoner - The Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2020-04-12 23:13

Escaped Kurdish political prisoner executed in Iran after deportation from Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2020-04-12 01:50
SAQQEZ, Iranian Kurdistan,— The escaped Kurdish political prisoner Mustafa Salimi was executed in Iran after being deported from Iraqi Kurdistan Region back to Iran, Hengaw organization for Human Rights said on Saturday. Convicted of belonging to a proscr ...

KMMK urges KRG to respond to the extradition of Mustafa Salimi to Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-04-12 00:55
KMMK: KMMK strongly condemned the extradition of political prisoner, Mustafa Salimi, by the KRG to the Iranian Government and urges the authorities in the autonomous Kurdistan region to respond. Mustafa Salim has been sentenced to death and has spent the ...

Mustafa Salimi was executed / Penjwin’s Asayish delivered him to Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-04-12 00:55
KMMK: On the morning of Saturday, April 11th, 2020, Mostafa Salimi, a 51-year-old political prisoner, was executed by the Iranian government after 17 years of imprisonment. Mostafa Salimi escaped with a group of prisoners from Saqqez prison on March 27th ...

Iran executes Kurdish political prisoner following prison riot

ANF - 2020-04-11 15:34
Numerous prisoners have begun to test positive for coronavirus in recent weeks, with several died of Covid-19 in Iranian prisons. ...

Iran executes Kurdish political prisoner following prison riot

Iran Hrm - 2020-04-11 10:50

Kurdish Prisoner Returned to Orumiyeh Central Prison after a Year in Solitary Confinement

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-03-28 02:03
A Kurdish political prisoner “Shaker Behrouzi”, who had been transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Orumiyeh last March, was returned to Orumiyeh Central Prison. “He was transferred to the… The post Kurdish Prisoner Returned to Or ...

Political Prisoner Transferred from Orumiyeh Central Prison to Maku Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-03-12 02:02
Kurdish political prisoner “Mohammad Mirzaei” was transferred from the Orumiyeh Central Prison to the Maku prison in his home town of Orumiyeh on Thursday, March 05. Mohammad Mirzaei had been a member… The post Political Prisoner Transferred from Orumiyeh ...

Eight Kurdish Political Prisoners Continue Hunger Strike at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-03-11 02:04
Kurdish political prisoner “Bashir Pirmawanah” has been on hunger strike since January 25 in protest to the refusal of prison officials to grant him conditional release. Seven other political prisoners Kamran Darvishi,… The post Eight Kurdish Political Pr ...

Political prisoner Aysel Koç dies in prison in Ankara

ANF - 2020-03-03 14:33
MKP prisoner Aysel Koç, who has been imprisoned since 2012, died in Sincan women's prison. According to authorities, she committed suicide. Her lawyer wants to see the autopsy report. ...

IHD: Sick prisoners are left to die

ANF - 2020-02-29 19:29
The 414th "F-Session" of the Human Rights Association (IHD) in Istanbul focused today on the situation of Ali Gülmez. The political prisoner is seriously ill, but his release is still being refused by the judicial authorities. ...

Political prisoner is on death fast to protest against torture

ANF - 2020-02-26 09:41
Bayram Sevgin, a political prisoner in Kayseri Bünyan Closed Prison, has been on death fast for four days to protest against torture. ...

ECtHR rejects application for political prisoner without hands

ANF - 2020-02-23 18:00
Political prisoner Ergin Aktaş has been certified five times that he cannot remain in custody. Nevertheless he is to serve a life sentence in isolation. In the opinion of the ECHR this is justified. ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Goes on Dry Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-02-19 02:19
Kurdish political prisoner Siyamak Ashrafi has announced his dry hunger strike at Orumiyeh Prison in a letter released on day 26 of his hunger strike, an informed source has told Kurdistan Human… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner Goes on Dry Hunger Stri ...

Sick prisoners are left to die

ANF - 2020-02-05 19:08
The situation of sick prisoners in Turkish prisons continues to deteriorate. Political prisoner Adnan Yalçın has not been treated for five years despite being seriously ill. ...

Political Prisoner in Critical Health Condition on Day 9 of His Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-02-01 02:23
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Siamak Ashrafi’s physical health has been reported to be alarming on day 9 of his hunger strike at Orumiyeh Central Prison. He was transferred to the prison’s… The post Political Prisoner in Critical Health Condition ...

Two Prisoners on Hunger Strike at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-01-28 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that Kurdish political prisoner Bashir Pirmawane has gone on hunger strike in protest to his request for conditional release. Meanwhile, another Kurdish political prisoner… The post Two Prison ...

Political prisoner denied treatment passes away

ANF - 2020-01-27 14:35
Hüseyin Polat had been in prison in Turkey for 24 years. He suffered from gastric bleeding, but he was not treated in hospital. Two days ago, he died in Tekirdağ F-type prison. ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Sentenced to Death for the Second Time

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-01-22 02:59
Mohieddin Ebrahimi, a Kurdish political prisoner sentenced to death for the second time. The verdict was served on him in Orumiyeh Central Prison yesterday. His trial was held four months ago at… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner Sentenced to Death for ...

Two Catalan political prisoners given 48 hours prison leave

ANF - 2020-01-18 10:15
Sinn Féin MP Paul Maskey has welcomed the temporary release of Catalan political prisoner Jordi Cuixart and has called for him to be released permanently. ...

Political prisoner who ended her life buried in Mardin

ANF - 2020-01-16 17:03
Political prisoner Nurcan Bakır has been buried at her birthplace in the Northern Kurdish province of Mardin. After 28 years in jail, she took her own life yesterday in a Turkish prison in protest against the prison conditions. ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Sentenced to Death

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-01-08 02:54
Kurdish Political Prisoners Houshmand Alipour and Mohammad Ostadghader were sentenced to death and five years of imprisonment respectively on the charge of ‘taking up arms against the state,” their attorney Ali Sakeni told the… The post Kurdish Political ...

Iran Sentences Kurd Political Prisoner Houshmand Alipour to Death

Iran Hrm - 2020-01-02 11:17

Kurdish Political Prisoner Transferred Back to Orumiyeh Central Prison After Nine Days

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-15 02:00
Kurdish political prisoner Kamal Hassan Ramazan was transferred to Orumiyeh Central Prison on 12 December 2019, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Ramazan had been interrogated about the events… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner T ...

Will political crises lead to a Hamas-Israel prisoner swap?

Al Monitor - 2019-12-13 21:35

Former Political Prisoner Rearrested

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-12-10 02:46
Civil right activist Akbar Goyli, who is also a former political prisoner, was rearrested by the Iranian security forces after attending the Sanandaj Judiciary and transferred to an unknown location on 7… The post Former Political Prisoner Rearrested app ...

Political Prisoner Ended Hunger Strike in Yazd Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-27 02:01
Kurdish political prisoner Ghader Mohammadzadeh ended his hunger strike on 21 November after a month and nine days upon the promise given by officials of Yazd Central Prison to address his demands.… The post Political Prisoner Ended Hunger Strike in Yazd ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Released at End of Prison Term

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-26 02:06
Kurdish Political Prisoner Maghboleh Sakanvand was released from Khoy prison after serving her nine months in prison on 21 Nov 2019. Sakanvand was sentenced to one year in prison by the Khoy… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner Released at End of Prison ...

Iranian Azeri Political Prisoner Hospitalized

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-14 02:02
Iranian Azeri political prisoner Mohammad Nazari detained at Orumiyeh Central prison was transferred to Imam Khomeini Hospital in the city on 9 November due to unstable his health conditions, and he was… The post Iranian Azeri Political Prisoner Hospital ...

Death Row Political Prisoner Taken to IRGC Intelligence Unit

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-11-10 02:01
A death row Syrian Kurdish political prisoner was transferred to the detention centre of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), from Orumiyeh Central Prison on 7 November, as source told the Kurdistan Human… The post Death Row Political Prisoner T ...

Mustafa Koçak: 47 kilos and fasting for 90 days demanding justice

ANF - 2019-10-30 11:20
Political prisoner Mustafa Koçak has been on hunger strike for 90 days demanding a fair trial. On the 30th day of action he went on deathfast . His mother Zeynep Koçak said, "My son now is 37 kilos." ...

Political Prisoner Released at End of Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-30 02:01
A Kurdish political prisoner was released from Orumiyeh Central Prison on October 20, following the end of his three years and nine months imprisonment sentence, a source confirmed to the Kurdistan Human… The post Political Prisoner Released at End of Se ...

Political Activist Detained Again to Serve Remainder of Imprisonment Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-30 02:00
Political prisoner Saeed Shirzad was arrested at the end of his prison leave and taken to the Rajai Shahr Prison to serve remainder of his imprisonment sentence. Shirzad was detained as his furlough… The post Political Activist Detained Again to Serve Re ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Released After Serving Ten Years Imprisonment Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-27 02:01
A Kurdish political prisoner held at Ardebil Central Prison was released from prison following the end of his ten-year imprisonment sentence, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). “Omar… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner Rel ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner in Orumiyeh Deprived From Rights

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-10-27 02:01
A Kurdish political prisoner serving a one-year prison sentence in Orumiyeh prison since March 21, 2019, has been deprived of any leaves, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner in Orumiyeh Depriv ...
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