From Sarekaniye in the Kurdish region of Syria
Detention date: 28 August 2014
Charged with: Membership in the PKK and enmity against God for killing a member of the IRGC
Sentence: Seven years in prison and the death penalty
Current status: Released from Orumiyeh Central Prison and returned to Damascus on 26 July 2020
Kurdish civilian from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Detention date: 17 November 2005
Charged with: Membership in PJAK, murdering two local members of the IRGC, illegal entry to the country, propaganda against the state in prison
Sentence: Five years in prison, death penalty and nine and a half years in prison, six months in prison, one year in prison
Current status: Released from Orumiyeh Central Prison on 22 February 2021
Kurdish Sunni civilian
Detention date: February 2010
Charged with: Spreading corruption on earth and complicity in killing a soldier in Mahabad
Sentence: 10 years in prison and death penalty
Current Status: Imprisoned in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj
Khosrow Besharat, a Kurdish Sunni prisoner, was detained in February 2010 and taken to the detention centre of the office of intelligence ministry in Orumiyeh, where he was interrogated for eight months on the accusation of “enmity against God” (moharebeh).
Besharat was then transferred to Evin Prison in Tehran, where he was interrogated in wards 240 and 209 for six months.
He was eventually transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj on 13 April 2012.
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