Ramin Hossein Panahi Archives - KHRN

May 2, 2019

Parwaneh Hossein Panahi Summoned to Sanandaj Intelligence Office

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Parwaneh Hosseinpanahi, sister of the Kurdish political prisoner known as Ramin Hossein Panahi who was executed in September, has been telephone summoned, interrogated and threatened by the intelligence Office of Sanandaj. According to a family member, Ms. Hossein Panahi was summoned due to her attempts to find out how her brother was buried. Interrogators have threatened her that she did...

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September 11, 2018

The Statement of Kurdish Human Rights Network in Condemnation of the Execution of three Kurdish Political Prisoners and the IRGC Missile Attack at Kurdish Parties in Koy Sanjaq

On Saturday morning, Sept 8, 2018, three Kurdish political prisoners called Ramin Hossein Panahi, Zanyar Moradi and Loghman Moradi were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. The transfer of Ramin Hossein Panahi from Sanandaj prison to Rajai Shahr prison and transfer of Zanyar and Loghman Moradi to solitary confinement had increased fears about their imminent execution. However, it was expected that the widely...

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September 7, 2018

UN rights experts call on Iran to halt imminent executions of Iranian Kurds

GENEVA (7 September 2018) – UN human rights experts* have appealed to Iran to halt the imminent executions of Iranian Kurd prisoners Zanyar and Loghman Moradi, amid serious concerns that they did not receive a fair trial and were tortured during pre-trial detention. They also reiterated calls to halt the execution of Mr. Ramin Hossein Panahi. “We urge the Government of Iran to immediately halt...

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August 28, 2018

Ramin Hossein Panahi on Hunger Strike with Sewn Lips at Karaj Prison

Ramin Hossein Panahi, a death Row political prisoner who has been transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj from Sanandaj Central Prison since Aug 13, 2018, went on hunger strike by sewing his lips. The lawyers of this political prisoner issued a statement confirming that this political prisoner had gone on hunger strike while demanding immediate annulment of the execution order against this prisoner and...

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August 17, 2018

Ramin Hossein Panahi Transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison / No Information about the Fate of Kamal Hassan Ramazan

Following the news about Ramin Hossein Panahi and Kamal Hassan Ramazan being transferred to an unknown location, it was revealed that Ramin Hossein Panahi had been transferred to Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj at night without a court order and informing his lawyer and family. However, there is still no information about the fate of the other political prisoner known as Kamal Hassan Ramazan...

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August 5, 2018

Hossein Ahmadi Niaz Arrested in Sanandaj

Hussein Ahmadi Niaz, Ramin Hossein Panahi’s lawyer, was arrested after referring to the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj this morning on August 05. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the Kurdish lawyer was arrested at Sanandaj Revolutionary Court while enquiring about the dossier of his client ( Ramin Hossein Panahi, a Kurdish political prisoner sentenced to death) and the summons filed at the...

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July 4, 2018

Hossein Panahi’s lawyer: Ramin is at the Risk of Imminent Execution

Ramin Hossein Panahi’s lawyer stated that his client is still at the risk of imminent execution and his health continues to deteriorate. Hussein Ahmadi Niaz, The lawyer of the political prisoner told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that he had been able to visit his client in Sanandaj Central Prison on Sunday. "He was worried about the health of his client who is suffering from...

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June 22, 2018

Continued Summons and Interrogations of Labor Activists in Kurdistan

Following a new wave of summoning and interrogating Kurdish labor activists, a member of the Free Trade Union of Iran Laborers has been summoned to the news headquarters of the Sanandaj Intelligence Service for interrogation. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Friday, June 15, a construction worker and member of the Free Trade Union of Iran Laborers called Khalil Karimi...

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May 31, 2018

Zanyar Moradi and Ramin Hossein Panahi’s Open Letter on Public Awareness

Zanyar Moradi and Ramin Hossein Panahi, two Kurdish political prisoners sentenced to death by the Iranian government, have published an open letter to the public regarding the implementation of the "death penalty" from the history of Constitutionalism to today and stated that various governments regard such penalty as "the most fearsome tool for the elimination of dissents.” In their letter, these two political prisoners who...

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