Kamal Karimi Archives - KHRN

July 19, 2023

Kurdish labour activists sentenced to over five years in prison

Branch One of the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, has sentenced Kurdish labour activists Shadman Abdi, Kamal Karimi and Khabat Mahmoudi to a total of five years and three months in prison. According to the verdict, Abdi was sentenced to three years in prison on charges of "assembly and collusion against national security" and "forming an illegal group to disrupt the national security". Karimi...

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June 2, 2023

Kurdish labour activist Kamal Karimi released on bail in Sanandaj

Kurdish labour activist Kamal Karimi was temporarily released from Sanandaj Central Prison on 31 May after 15 days in detention. The activist was transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison on 30 May after completing his interrogation at the Ministry of Intelligence detention centre, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. Karimi was released on bail of 5 billion Iranian rials – nearly 10,000 USD. On 17 May,...

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