Fereshteh Hosseini Archives - KHRN

December 11, 2023

Kurdish civilian commences eight-month prison term in Orumiyeh

Kurdish civilian Fereshteh Hosseini today began serving an eight-month prison sentence in Orumiyeh Central Prison, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. In February, Branch 101 of the Criminal Court of Bukan, West Azerbaijan Province, sentenced Hosseini to eight months in prison on charges of "propaganda against the state", which was later upheld by the West Azerbaijan Province Court of Appeal in November. Hosseini was...

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February 14, 2023

Iran court sentences four Kurdish civilians to jail terms

An Iranian court has convicted civilians Fereshteh Hosseini, Hossein Ahmadi, Kazem Mam-Esmaeil and Younes Mahmudzadeh to prison terms on charges of "acting against national security" and "propaganda against the state". According to the verdict, Hosseini was sentenced to eight months in jail on charges of "propaganda against the state". Ahmadi was sentenced to three years in jail, Mam-Esmaeil to one year and Mahmudzadeh to three years...

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September 8, 2022

Kurdish woman’s detention continues in Orumiyeh prison

A Kurdish woman named Fereshteh Hosseini, who was arrested by the security police forces in Bukan, West Azerbaijan province, in late August, is still held in the women's ward of the Orumiyeh Central Prison. After being arrested, Hosseini was taken to the security police detention centre in Orumiyeh, West Azerbaijan province. And after about a week of interrogation, she was transferred to the women's ward...

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