Mahyar Ahmadi Archives - KHRN

December 25, 2023

Turkish court sentences Kurdish asylum-seeker to over six years in jail

A Turkish court in Hakkari, in south-east Turkey, has sentenced Kurdish environmental activist and former political prisoner Mahyar Ahmadi, from Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, to six years and three months in prison. The court charged Ahmadi with "membership of one of the Kurdish opposition parties", the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. Ahmadi was arrested on 12 September by Turkish border guards at the border between...

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