Fatemeh Sheikhi Archives - KHRN

February 16, 2024

Kurdish civilian sentenced for allegedly insulting sacred beliefs

Fatemeh Sheikhi, a 22-year-old civilian from Abdanan in Ilam province, has been sentenced to one year in prison for "insulting sacred beliefs," with the court opting to suspend the sentence for two years. Sheikhi's trial took place on 7 February in Branch 101 of Abdanan Criminal Court Two, presided over by Judge Mohammad Gholami, and the verdict was handed down to the civilian on 12...

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