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May 7, 2018

Ramin Hossein Panahi’s lawyer’s Response to the Statement by Sanandaj Judiciary

Following the release of details about Kurdish death row cases by Sanandaj Judiciary, Hossein Ahmadi Niaz (Hossein Panahi's lawyer) announced that his client had been tortured during the interrogation in addition to being subjected to unfair trial. According to the news by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), the statement is as follows: Following the disclosure of details about the case against Ramin Hossein Panahi by the...

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April 12, 2018

The Death Sentence for Ramin Hossein Panahi Confirmed by the Supreme Court

Hossein Ahmadi Niaz, Hossein Panahi's lawyer, announced that Ramin’s death sentence has been confirmed by Branch 39 the Supreme Court in Qom. “During a very quick procedure and without holding a hearing, on Wednesday April 11, the verdict was verbally served to me and my client's brother at Branch 39 of the Supreme Court based in Qom .” , the lawyer announced in an interview...

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March 9, 2018

Ramin Hossein Panahi’s Case Sent to Supreme Court (Brabch 37) Based in Qom

The dossier of Ramin Hussein Panahi, a Kurdish political prisoner, who was recently sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court (Branch 1) in Sanandaj, was sent to the Supreme Court Branch 37. An informed source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that, following protests against the death sentence issued by the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj (Branch 1), the family and lawyer of Ramin Hussein Panahi...

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February 11, 2018

A Kurdish Political Prisoner Exiled to Ardabil Central Prison

On Thursday, February 08, A political prisoner held at Central Prison of Ardabil was exiled to Orumiyeh Central Prison after the verdict was finalised by the Supreme Court. “Siddiq Eini, a political prisoner who had been previously sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Military court of Orumiyeh was exiled to Ardebil Central Prison after the verdict was finalised by the Supreme Court.” an...

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December 1, 2017

A Kurdish Political Prisoner Released After Serving 3 and a half Years in Prison

Naji Tamozadeh, a Kurdish political prisoner detained in Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released On Friday morning, December 1st after Serving three and a half years in prison. "Naji Tamozadeh, a member of the village council of Barde Sapi Village, was arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in Orumiyeh in June 2014 along with 15 other Kurdish people. He was detained for two...

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November 15, 2017

A Kurdish Political Prisoner Released after 5 Years in Prison

On Tuesday, November 14, a Kurdish political prisoner known as Khezr Rasoul Morovat, was released from Miandoab Prison after serving five years in prison. Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN) has been informed that this political prisoner and former student activist has been deprived of the right of furlough for five years and illegally exiled to various prisons several times. Last week, one of his fellow political...

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October 23, 2017

A Kurdish Political Prisoner Transferred To a Prison Ward in Orumiyeh Central Prison from Solitary Confinement

A Kurdish political prisoner in Orumiyeh Central Prison was transferred from solitary confinement to the prison ward. "On Sunday, October 19, Mostafa Davoodi, a Kurdish political prisoner detained in ward 12 (section dedicated to political prisoners) in Orumiyeh Prison, was transferred to the prison ward after spending four days in solitary confinement. On Sunday, October 14, this prisoner was transferred to solitary confinement for unknown...

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September 15, 2017

Iranian-Kurdish Political Prisoner’s Health Suffers Amid Ongoing Denial of Medical Treatment

Kurdistan Human Rights Netwrok- After nearly a decade behind bars, prisoner of conscience Zeinab Jalalian has developed intestinal problems, yet the authorities continue to deny her specialist treatment, her father told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “She is suffering from intestinal issues, but there is no specialist in the prison to help her and her requests to get checked by doctors outside...

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August 22, 2017

Iran: Prison Special Intelligence Authorities Put Increased Pressure on Kurdish Political Prisoners in Orumiyeh

Kurdish political prisoners are being put under increased pressure by the Prison Intelligence authorities, according to recently released reports. During the past few days, Bashir Pirmavanah, political prisoners detained in Ward 13 of the Orumiyeh Central Prison has been summoned, interrogated and threatened for several hours by Intelligence authorities located in prison due to communicating with political prisoners. During the interrogation, the Office of the Special...

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