Amir Kahrizi Archives - KHRN

September 12, 2023

Asylum seeker in Turkey begins hunger strike over deportation fears

Amir Kahrizi, a political asylum seeker from Kermanshah, who is currently held in a camp in Agri, eastern Turkey, went on a hunger strike on 9 September in protest at his imminent forced return to Iran. On 25 August, Kahrizi was moved from a refugee camp in Edirne, north-west Turkey, to a camp in Agri, a town on the Iranian-Turkish border. In an interview with the...

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