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Detention date: 3 November 2017

Charged with: Membership in a Kurdish opposition party

Sentence: Death penalty

Status: Imprisoned in Orumiyeh Central Prison

Mohyeddin Ebrahimi, from Oshnavieh in West Azerbaijan province, was wounded and arrested on 3 November 2017 by a gunshot fired by the intelligence forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in one of the villages of Oshnavieh.

Ebrahimi was taken to the detention centre of the Intelligence Organisation of the IRGC in Orumiyeh.

He was accused of “membership in a Kurdish opposition party” and was interrogated and severely tortured.

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