Saeid Sangar Archives - KHRN

November 1, 2021

Iran judiciary pardons Kurdish political prisoner after 21 years in jail

The Iranian judiciary has pardoned Kurdish political prisoner Saeid Sangar after he served 21 years in prison. The judiciary released Sangar from Orumiyeh Central Prison on 30 October. During his imprisonment, authorities denied him temporary leave. They repeatedly filed new cases against him, accusing him of "communicating with the media". On 31 August 2000, security forces arrested Sangar in Marivan, Kurdistan province. Two months later, Branch 1 of...

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