Moharebeh Archives - KHRN

December 22, 2022

Detained Kurdish civilian faces death penalty at upcoming trial

Detained 27-year-old Kurdish civilian Towhid (Loghman) Darvish will be tried on 24 December over “enmity against God” (moharebeh), a charge that carries the death penalty in Iran, a credible source close to the case told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).  The judicial authorities had informed his family that the trial would be held on 24 December at the Islamic Revolution Court in Tabriz in the...

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December 7, 2018

Conditional Release of A Kurdish Political Prisoner after 13 Years in Prison

The Kurdish political prisoner, Mohammad Amin Abdollahi was granted conditional freedom from Birjad Prison after serving 13 years and 6 months in prison. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Mohammad Amin Abdollahi, who was serving his 18-year sentence in prison, was conditionally released from Birjand Central Prison upon the consent of the Mahabad and Birjand prosecutors. Mohammad Amin Abdollahi was arrested in Bukan...

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April 27, 2018

Saman Naseem Not Released Due to New Charges Filed By IRGC

On Thursday 25 January the death sentence for the political prisoner known as Saman Naseem on charges of Moharebeh (waging war against God) by the Orumiyeh Court of Appeals was reduced to imprisonment sentence by the Supreme Court. However, Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has filed new charges against him including murdering and injuring four members of IRGC. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has...

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August 4, 2017

Iranian Kurdish Prisoner Executed in Sanandaj

A Kurdish political prisoner was executed on the vague charges of Moharebeh (enmity against God) and murder in Iran’s Sanandaj Central Prison. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learnt that the prisoner, Morteza Rahmani, was executed on 3 August after he was transferred to a solitary confinement cell in Sanandaj Central Prison on 31 July. The judiciary and the security authorities of the province...

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July 22, 2017

The latest Status of Two Kurdish Political Prisoners Exiled to Qazvin Central Prison

Seyed Sami Hosseini and Seyed Jamal Mohammadi, two Kurdish political prisoners in the Central Prison of Qazvin (known as the Choobindar), have been deprived of their right to leave (furlough) in their 10th year of imprisonment while so far “Article 134 of Islamic Penal Code (Aggregation of Fines) have not been implemented in their cases yet. “Seyed Semi Hosseini and Seyed Jamal Mohammadi had been...

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February 2, 2017

Iran court sentences Kurds to death, long jail sentences in Orumiyeh

Six Kurdish citizens of the village of 'Ghoreh Saghl' in the neighbourhood of Oshnavieh(Also known in Kurdish as Shno ) were recently sentenced to death and long jail sentences in Iran after they were charged with "Moharebeh" (Enmity against God) in Iranian Penal Code because of their alleged membership in an Kurdish party. According to information obtained by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), back in June...

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August 13, 2016

Iran executes Kurdish political prisoner, refuses returning body to family

The Iranian government has executed a Kurdish political prisoner, refuses returning the body to his relatives and banned his immediate family from holding a public funeral, a reliable source said in an interview with Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). “In the early morning of 9 August Muhammed Abdullahi, a Kurdish political prisoner, was executed in Orumiyeh Central Prison. The previous day he was transferred to...

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