Prisoners Archives - KHRN

June 14, 2021

Kurdish activists acquitted from alleged ‘propaganda against the state’

Kurdish literary activists Anisa Jafari-Mehr and Dariush Moradi have been acquitted from the accusation of “propaganda against the state” against them, sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). In the morning of 13 June, Anisa Jafari-Mehr appealed to the Public and Revolutionary Court of Eslamabad-e Gharb in Kermanshah province to be informed of the outcome of her trial. The court told her that she...

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September 30, 2019

Two Kurdish Prisoners Committed Suicide at Orumiyeh and Salmas Prisons

"A civilian, Vahid Karbala'i, committed suicide and lost his life at Ward 2 of Orumiyeh Central Prison. He was arrested last week for carrying 10 grams of drugs and he was transferred to the prison.“ a source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). According to the source, Vahid Karbala'i, a 35-year-old man who had been in prison for the past few days, had requested prison...

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