Kangavar Archives - KHRN

August 24, 2020

Activist Sentenced to Nine Months in Prison for Opposing the Compulsory Hijab

On Monday, Aug 10, 2020, a Kurdish civil rights activist ‘Zahra Jamali’ was sent to Dieselabad Prison in Kermanshah to serve her nine-month sentence, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).  The activist was summoned and interrogated by Kangavar Intelligence Office in March 2017 following the release of a video in opposition to the compulsory hijab. The next day, after being summoned...

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