Mehdi Tavakoli Archives - KHRN

May 15, 2020

Sanandaj; A Kurdish Photographer Summoned by Intelligence Office

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a Kurdish photographer Mehdi Tavakoli has been summoned by the Sanandaj Intelligence office and interrogated about his activities. He has also been told that he was not currently allowed to leave the city of Sanandaj. Mehdi Tavakoli was arrested by security forces in Sanandaj on October 12, 2016, and was transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison after...

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July 18, 2017

A Kurdish Photographer Sentenced to Imprisonment in Sanandaj

Mehdi Tavakoli, a photographer from Sanandaj, was recently sentenced to one year of punitive imprisonment and one year of suspended imprisonment by Branch One of the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj on charges of acting against national security. According to the information obtained by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Mehdi Tavakoli, one of the well-known Kurdish photographers was sentenced to one year of imprisonment and one...

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