Kamran Ghassemi Archives - KHRN

March 15, 2024

Kurdish political prisoner temporarily ends hunger strike in Orumiyeh

Kurdish political prisoner Kamran Ghassemi temporarily ended his hunger strike on 14 March after officials at Orumiyeh Central Prison in West Azerbaijan Province agreed to consider his demands. Ghassemi began the strike on 5 March in protest at the refusal of prison officials and the Ministry of Intelligence to grant him leave and conditional release. After announcing his hunger strike, Ghassemi was placed in solitary confinement...

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March 13, 2024

Kurdish political prisoner’s hunger strike enters eighth day

Kurdish political prisoner Kamran Ghassemi has entered the eighth day of his hunger strike in solitary confinement in Orumiyeh Central Prison, West Azerbaijan Province, in protest at the refusal of prison officials and the Ministry of Intelligence to grant him leave and conditional release. Ghassemi was transferred to solitary confinement after announcing his hunger strike on 5 March and has since been denied the right...

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March 5, 2024

Kurdish political prisoner moved to solitary after hunger strike

Kamran Ghassemi, a Kurdish political prisoner who has served more than half of his seven and a half year sentence in Orumiyeh Central Prison in West Azerbaijan Province, began a hunger strike today in protest at the refusal of the prison authorities and the Ministry of Intelligence to grant his requests for furlough and conditional release. Following the announcement of the hunger strike, he was...

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