Syria Archives - KHRN

September 24, 2018

Affirmation of 22 Years of Imprisonment Sentence for two Kurdish Citizens Accused of Membership in the People’s Protection Units

The verdict of two Kurdish citizens, members of the People's Protection Units (known as YPG in Kurdish) who had previously been sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment, was equally confirmed by the Orumiyeh Court of Appeals. The verdict was officially served by Branch 1 of Orumiyeh Court of of Appeals on these two Kurdish citizens called Rahim Mahmoudi Azar and Mostafa Ghaderzeibanon on Sept...

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May 27, 2018

Ramazan Ahmad Kamal From Kobane Handed Over to Syrian Government after Serving Ten Years in Prison

Ramadan Ahmed Kamal, a Syrian Kurdish political prisoner from Kobane (located in Kurdistan of Syria also known as Rojava) who has spent more than ten years in jail in Iran, has been handed over to the Syrian government. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that, on May 18 when Ramadan Ahmed Kamal was supposed to released from prison, he was transferred to one...

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November 27, 2016

Iran deports Kurdish political prisoner to Syria after long jail sentence

Mostafa Ali Ahmad, a Kurdish political prisoner from Kobane (in Syrian Kurdistan region also known as Rojava), was transferred on 23 November to a detention centre reserved for foreigners at the central prison of Orumiyeh in Iran, where he served a jail sentence of 11 years and 6 months. Sources who spoke to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) confirmed that he was transferred from...

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