Omid Assadi, a labour activist from Kamyaran who was arrested by security forces earlier this year and later temporarily released on bail, was sentenced to one-year Discretionary Punishment by Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj.

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that this activist was arrested and beaten in Kamyaran by security forces before being transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Sanandaj. He was temporarily released after two weeks of interrogation on Sept 5, 2018 on a bail of 100 million Tomans.

The court hearing was held on Dec 9, at Branch One of the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court headed by Judge Saeedi. Accordingly, he was sentenced to one year in prison on the charge of cooperation with one of the Kurdish parties.