Saman Naseem Archives - KHRN

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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February 3, 2018

Saman Naseems’ Release from Prison Remains Uncertain

Although the death sentence of Saman Naseem was reduced to five years in prison by the Oromiyah Court of Appeals which formally served the verdict to this political prisoner and his lawyer, his release from prison still remains uncertain. "On Monday, January 22, Saman Naseem was acquitted of the charge of Moharebeh and he was sentenced to five years in prison instead. He may be...

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January 27, 2018

Saman Naseem, the Political Prisoner, May be Released in the Coming Days

The death sentence for Saman Naseem, the political prisoner, on charges of Moharebeh (waging war against God) by the Orumiyeh Court of Appeals has been changed to imprisonment sentence and he may be released in the coming days after serving at least 6 years and 6 months of imprisonment", his attorney said. According to reports received by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on Monday,...

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December 28, 2017

Saman Naseem Transferred to Orumiyeh Forensic Medicine

During the past few days, Saman Naseem, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at Orumiyeh Central Prison, was transferred to the office of Orumieh Forensic Medicine to be examined with respect to his mental health and maturity. "On Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017, Saman Naseem was transferred from Orumiyeh Central Prison to the office of Orumiyeh Forensic Medicine where a panel of five trusted medical doctors questioned...

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July 6, 2017

Kurdish political prisoner in Iran to undergo mental health, maturity tests

Saman Naseem, a Kurdish political prisoner, who was a juvenile when arrested a few years ago, has been notified by the branch 12 of the Orumiyeh Court that the status of his mental health and maturity at the time of his offense will be re-examined and the results will be sent to a court in the next two weeks. A reliable source told the Kurdistan...

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May 30, 2016

Death sentence for Kurdish youth Saman Nasim remain “mandatory” in Iran court

Evidence obtained from local sources suggest that the death sentence for Kurdish prisoner Saman Naseem has remained as "mandatory " and that the Orumiyeh Central Prison where he is jailed has not heard anything from Iran’s Supreme Court on annulling the death sentence but instead the prisoner has been put back on trial. The evidence came following news published by several outlets that the...

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February 2, 2016

Kurdish prisoner Saman Naseem attended retrial in Iran’s Orumiyeh

“Saman Naseem, a Kurdish political prisoner who was a juvenile when he was arrested few years ago , was transferred to the branch 12 of Orumiyeh Court to attend retrial on 27 January 2016. The Judge requested a medical report from the Forensic Medicine Institute to find out whether or not he was aware of his acts at the time of his arrest. Five...

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