Mehdi Sadeghi Archives - KHRN

July 4, 2023

Former Kurdish political prisoner found dead in Tehran

The body of Mehdi Sadeghi, a former Kurdish political prisoner who died under suspicious circumstances, was found in Tehran's Tarebar Square on 1 July. The day before, Sadeghi posted a video on his Instagram page denying the news of his suicide, which had spread on social media. The cause of Sadeghi's death is currently unknown, as his family has not provided any information due to pressure...

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March 16, 2023

Detained civilian remains in state of uncertainty in Ilam

Civilian Mehdi Sadeghi, who was arrested by security forces about three weeks ago for the second time in the past few months, remains in a temporary detention centre in Ilam, in a state of uncertainty regarding his case. After spending several days in the detention centre of the Ministry of Intelligence in Ilam, Sadeghi was transferred to a temporary detention centre in the city, Kurdistan...

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February 3, 2023

Iran court sentences Kurdish civilian to six months in jail, 74 lashes

The Branch 103 of the Criminal Court of Ilam, in western Iran, has sentenced Kurdish civilian Mehdi Sadeghi to six months in prison, 74 lashes, and a two-year ban on leaving the country on charges of "disrupting public order and peace". Sadeghi was detained on 12 October 2022 during the recent anti-government protests in Ilam. After his arrest, he was taken to the detention facility of...

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