Kobane Archives - KHRN

May 27, 2018

Ramazan Ahmad Kamal From Kobane Handed Over to Syrian Government after Serving Ten Years in Prison

Ramadan Ahmed Kamal, a Syrian Kurdish political prisoner from Kobane (located in Kurdistan of Syria also known as Rojava) who has spent more than ten years in jail in Iran, has been handed over to the Syrian government. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that, on May 18 when Ramadan Ahmed Kamal was supposed to released from prison, he was transferred to one...

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September 2, 2017

Ramazan Ahmad Kamal from Kobane Deprived of Medical Care in Iran’s Qazvin Prison

Ramazan Ahmad Kamal, a political Kurdish political prisoner from Kobane who was transferred to Qazvin's Central Prison last September without the completion of his treatment course from Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, has been deprived of follow-up treatment in the prison. As a result, his health has been critical during the past few days due to suffering from postoperative infection in his arm. According to...

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March 1, 2016

Kurdish political prisoner ends hunger strike in Iran’s Rajaee Shahr prison

Kurdish political prisoner Ramazan Ahmad Kamal has ended a three-day hunger after t Tehran's general attorney issued a permit allowing him to receive medical treatment at a hospital outside of the prison. Kamal is a political prisoner in Iran but he originally comes form the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane. He went on hunger strike from his cell at the Rajaee Shahr prison in Iran's Karaj...

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January 23, 2016

Iranian prison official makes death threats against Kurdish political prisoners

A representative of the Prosecutor General of Tehran visited Rajaee Shahr prison in Karaj on 20 January to investigate the case of Syrian Kurdish political prisoner Ramazan Ahmad, who had complained about the extreme physical abuse that he had received at the hands of prison officers at the prison, after which he spent six days in coma, a reliable source told Kurdistan Human Rights...

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