lashes Archives - KHRN

January 24, 2020

Kurdish Civilian Sentenced to Imprisonment and 74 Lashes

Kurdish Civilian Omid Karami was sentenced to one year of imprisonment and 74 Lashes by branch 2 of Criminal Court on charges of "disturbing public order and closing public roads” on January 20.  He was detained in Sanandaj by security forces a day after a protest rally against the Turkish army's attack on northern and east Syria but he was released...

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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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December 12, 2017

A Kurdish Student Sentenced to 50 Lashes and Fines

During the past few days, a Kurdish student was sentenced to 50 lashes and fines by Saqez Criminal Court on charges of disrupting the public order. "Zamaneh Zivia, a final year law student of Payam-e-Noor University of Saqez, who was arrested at her home in Nov 6 following street celebrations in support of the referendum for Kurdistan Independence by security forces at home. This Kurdish...

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June 5, 2017

51-year-old Kurdish prisoner given 20 lashes in Iran’s Orumiyeh Prison

Kurdish political prisoner Hassan Rastegari Majd was flogged with 20 lashes on charges of disrupting a prison order in Orumiyeh Prison, a source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Branch 104 of the second Criminal Court of Orumiyeh sentenced Majd to three months in prison and 20 lashes on charges of disturbing public order. After the prison sentence was finalised for him, the flogging sentence...

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