Sherko Moarefi Archives - KHRN

November 5, 2021

Special report: Anniversary of Kurdish political prisoner Sherko Moarefi’s execution

On 3 November 2013, Kurdish political prisoner Sherko Moarefi was suddenly transferred to solitary confinement in Saqqez Prison without the prior notice of his lawyer and family. He was executed in prison the next morning, on 4 November. The body of this political prisoner was buried the same day in the city of Baneh under strict security measures. On the eighth anniversary of his execution, the Kurdistan...

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November 4, 2017

The Fourth anniversary of Sherko Moarefi execution, audio of his last talk before death

Kurdistan Human Rights Netwrok (KHRN)- Sherko Moarefi, a native of the Kurdish border town of Baneh, was 33 at the time of his arrest by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps in a village near his hometown in October 2008. He was tried by the Islamic Revolutionary Court in Saqez, which sentenced him to death on charges of: – Membership in an outlawed Kurdish party, the Komalah...

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