Kurdish Singer Archives - KHRN

October 11, 2019

Kurdish Singer Trial Held in Absentia

The trial of Kurdish singer Mohsen Lorestani was held at Branch 4 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Tehran in absentia, Isna News Agency reported. In a brief interview with Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Mohsen Lorestani’s Lawyer Seyed Kazem Hosseini stated that his client's trial had been held “without his knowledge and presence.” "At the moment I have no more updates, but there has been...

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July 29, 2019

A Kurdish Singer flogged with lashes in Orumiyeh Prison

The Kurdish singer 'Peyman Mirzazadeh' was transferred to branch 4 of Enforcement Office at Orumiyeh Central Prison and was flogged with 100 lashes to which he had been sentenced in June 2019 in addition to two years of imprisonment. He has gone on hunger strike in protest to the afore-mentioned sentences. "The reason for issuing a lashes order by Branch 110 of Orumiyeh Public Court...

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January 14, 2018

A Kurdish Singer Sentenced to Six Months in Prison

A young Kurdish singer known as Peyman Mirzazadeh (from Gangchin village at Orumiyeh) was sentenced to six months of imprisonment by the Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on charges of propaganda against the system due to singing Kurdish revolutionary songs. According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), this singer was transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison from Orumiyeh Intelligence Detention Centre last week....

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December 28, 2017

Concern Over the Fate of Kurdish Singer Detainee in Orumiyeh 

In recent days, a young Kurdish singer from Orumiyeh has been arrested by security forces and transferred to an unknown location. "On Monday, Dec 18, 2017, Security forces entered the home of a young singer known as Peyman Mirzazadeh in Gangachin village at Orumiyeh, arrested and transferred him to an unknown location.” an informed source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). "In the past few days,...

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