Ejlal Ghavami Archives - KHRN

September 12, 2022

Kurdish journalist accused of ‘propaganda’ questioned over his work

The interrogation session of the Kurdish journalist Ejlal Ghavami was carried out at Branch 5 of the Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor's Office in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, on 11 September. Ghavami is accused of "propaganda against the state". Reportedly, the Prosecutor's Office cited some of the journalist's writings and his signature on several statements as examples leading to this accusation. After the investigation session, Ghavami was temporarily released...

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September 27, 2018

Ejlal Ghavami, the Kurdish Journalist, Sentenced to Eight Months of Imprisonment

Ejlal Ghavami, the Kurdish journalist and human rights activist who was arrested and briefed in Sanandaj on Aug 20, 2018, has been sentenced to 8 months of imprisonment in absentia on charges of "publishing lies to disturb public opinion” by Branch 109 of Sanandaj Penal Court. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the verdict was issued by Branch 109 of Sanandaj Penal...

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