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January 14, 2022

Greece: Kurdish asylum-seeking couple drown in river

A Kurdish asylum-seeking couple from Marivan, Iran's northwestern Kurdistan province, lost their lives after drowning in a river in Greece on 13 January. Somayyeh Jamkhaneh, 28, and her husband Jalil Ravangard, 34, were hoping to reach Europe and seek asylum. Jamkhaneh's brother, Abdollah Jamkhaneh, 15, was also travelling with the couple. He survived after the incident but was arrested by the Greek police in a poor...

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