Hedayat AbdullaPour Archives - KHRN

July 4, 2020

Iran: UN rights experts condemn secret execution of Kurdish political prisoner

GENEVA (03 July 2020) – UN human rights experts today expressed outrage at reports of Iran's secret execution of Hedayat Abdollahpour, a member of the Kurdish minority in the country. The execution reportedly took place on 11 May in a military base in Oshnavieh, West Azerbaijan Province. "We condemn the execution of Hedayat Abdollahpour in the strongest terms," the independent experts said. "Any death sentence undertaken...

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June 10, 2020

Iran executes Kurdish political prisoner, refuses returning body to family

Kurdish political prisoner Hedayat Abdullahpour was hanged at Orumiyeh Central prison Today, Wednesday, June 10, an informed source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). The family members of Hedayat Abdullahpour were summoned to the Orumiyeh Court of Appeals where they were told that the political prisoner had been executed. The body of Hedayat Abdullahpour was buried in an unknown location without the family's knowledge. According...

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May 22, 2020

No News Over the Fate of A Death Row Kurdish Political Prisoner

Ten days after the transfer of death row political prisoner Hedayat Abdullahpour to an unknown location, his fate remains unknown. The death sentence of Mr Abdullapour was previously referred to the Enforcement Office after being upheld by the Supreme Court. The continued uncertainty about his fate has raised concerns among his family and Human Rights Organizations about the possibility of enforcing the sentence. Hedayat Abdullahpour, a...

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May 10, 2020

Death Row Political Prisoner Transferred to an Unknown Location

Death Row political prisoner Hedayat Abdullahpour was transferred from the political prisoners' ward of Orumiyeh Central Prison to an unknown location yesterday noon, Saturday, May 09. The institution has reportedly taken him from prison to the Intelligence Unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). But the reason for the transfer and whereabouts of this political prisoner is unknown. KHRN has expressed concern over the...

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October 11, 2018

Approval of the Death Sentence for Hedayat Abdollahpour by the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (Branch 47) approved the death sentence for Hedayat Abdollahpour, a prisoner detained at Orumiyeh Central Prison. The court also equally approved the long prison sentence for six other people who were arrested along with Abdollahpour in a conflict at Qaresoghl village in June 2016 and later released on bail. In a conversation with the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Hossein Ahmad Niazi...

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February 15, 2018

The Latest Status of Hedayat Abdollahpour’s Case Reported by His Lawyer

In an interview with the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Hossein Ahmad Niazi (the attorney to Hedayat Abdollahpour) confirmed that he had visited him at Orumiyeh Central Prison last week and he had contested the verdict. Hedayat Abdullahpour was arrested following the complaint and report of the Revolutionary Guards Corps (RGC) of Shno and Orumiyeh. He was sentenced to death by Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh...

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February 6, 2018

A Group of Political and Civil Activists Called for the Abolition of the Death Sentence of Ramin Hossein Panahi and Hedayat Abdullahpour

A group of known political and civil activists addressed a statement to Chief Justice of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Sadeq Amoli Larijani, and called for the abolition of the death sentence for two Kurdish political prisoners. The statement- written by a group people including representatives of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, lawyers, university professors and Kurdish political activists- reads as follows: “The judiciary has now sentenced...

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