A former Kurdish political prisoner named Salah Osmani has been taken to Naqadeh Prison in West Azerbaijan province on 18 August.

Security forces had arrested him in Rizgari village of Piranshahr, West Azerbaijan province, on 17 August.

Osmani is accused of “collaboration with a Kurdish opposition party”.

In 2008, security forces arrested him on charges of “collaborating with a Kurdish party”. He was released after serving about four years in Orumiyeh and Yazd.