Keyhan Mokarram Archives - KHRN

December 15, 2021

Iran: Three Kurdish political prisoners go on hunger strike

Three Kurdish political prisoners, Keyhan Mokarram, Nayeb Hajizadeh, and Ali Mohammadi-Moghaddam, went on a hunger strike in Orumiyeh prison on 11 December. Mokarram has gone on a hunger strike to protest the non-implementation of the double-urgency parliamentary plan regarding his case, which would reduce his prison term. Hajizadeh's hunger strike is a protest against authorities denying him access to medical services. Also, Mohammadi-Moghadam went on a hunger...

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August 4, 2021

Kurdish political prisoners sentenced to lashes, jail term

Kurdish political prisoners Keyhan Mokarram, Nayeb Hajizadeh, and Nayeb Askari have been sentenced to 50 lashes and three months in prison after the head of Orumiyeh Central Prison filed a complaint, accusing the prisoners of “disrupting the prison order”. The lawsuit was filed after a general crimes prisoner beat a Kurdish political prisoner. The court session of the three political prisoners was held on 12 July,...

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July 12, 2021

New lawsuit filed against three Kurdish political prisoners

A new lawsuit has been filed against Kurdish political prisoners Nayeb Hajizadeh, Nayeb Askari, and Keyhan Mokarram after the complaint of the head of Orumiyeh Central Prison, Amir Sohrabi. The political prisoners have been accused of “disrupting the prison order”. They were taken to the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Orumiyeh on 12 July and informed of the charges they face, sources said. On July 27, two...

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June 14, 2021

Orumiyeh prison authorities put Kurdish prisoners in solitary confinement

Authorities in Orumiyeh Central Prison have transferred Kurdish political prisoners Shaker Behrouz and Keyhan Mokarram, who went on hunger strike on 13 June, to solitary confinement on the same day. Shaker Behrouz, who was sentenced to the death penalty for “armed insurrection” through “membership in the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan”, stated that the reason for his hunger strike was to protest against the disregard...

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