Kamran Darwishi Archives - KHRN

May 28, 2020

Political Prisoner Transferred to Solitary Confinement on the Third Day of the Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the Kurdish political prisoner Kamran Darwishi has been transferred to solitary confinement on the third day of his hunger strike by the order of the head of Orumiyeh Central Prison. He has been on the hunger strike since May 23, 2020, in protest to his continued detention in the Ward for Prisoners of Drug Crimes....

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August 29, 2019

Two Kurdish Political Prisoners Ended Their Hunger Strike

Rahmi Turgut and Kamran Darwishi, two Kurdish political prisoners held in Orumiyeh Central Prison, ended their hunger strike on Aug 28, 2019. According to the information obtained by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Rahmi Turgut, a Kurdish citizen of Turkey who had been on hunger strike since July 22, 2019 in protest against the refusal of authorities to grant him conditional release or transfer him...

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August 20, 2019

Latest Statue of Kurdish Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

One of the five Kurdish political and religious prisoners at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, who have been on hunger strike for about a month, ended his strike yesterday. Four others are still on hunger strike. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that authorities of Orumiyeh Central Prison summoned "Bashir Pirmawane" to the Prison Execution Bureau yesterday and informed him about his request for...

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August 17, 2019

Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with Sewn Lips at Orumiyeh Prison

Kamran Darwishi, a Kurdish political prisoner who has been in Orumiyeh Central Prison since May, has sewn his lips and gone on hunger strike. The political prisoner, who is serving the fourth year of his five-year imprisonment sentence, has demanded his immediate release after being issued with a forensic certificate confirming that he was unable to bear imprisonment. A source familiar with the case of the...

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April 1, 2019

New Charges Filed Against A Kurdish Political Prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights Network )KHRN): New charges have been filed against the Kurdish political prisoner, Kamran Darwishi, at Branch 1 of Public Prosecutor's Office in Orumiyeh where the prisoner was also present. The two new charges of disrupting public order and blasphemy were explained to the prisoner. According to the information obtained by KHRN, these new charges were brought forward following new meaures for putting...

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