Shahin Gallehdari Archives - KHRN

February 26, 2024

Kurdish political prisoner takes own life due to torture in Orumiyeh

Kurdish political prisoner Shahin Gallehdar took his own life today due to the pressure and torture by the Ministry of Intelligence, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned. Gallehdar, 50, from the village of Haki in Orumiyeh, West Azerbaijan Province, was serving a two-year sentence in Orumiyeh Central Prison. The prisoner hanged himself in the political and religious prisoners' ward today after being transferred several...

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