kurdish activists

January 26, 2012

Death Sentences Upheld for Two Kurdish Political Prisoners

Death Sentences Upheld for Two Kurdish Political Prisoners The Iranian Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences of two Kurdish political prisoners, local sources told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Prison authorities from Rajaee Shahr Prison allegedly told Zanyar Moradi and Loghman Moradi that their death sentences were upheld.... read more
November 11, 2011

Kurdish Cultural Figures Receive Prison Sentences for ‘Acting Against National Security’

A source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that eight literary and cultural figures from Gilan-e Gharb in Kermanshah Province, who were arrested by security forces last August, were sentenced to a total of 13 years in prison by the Gilan-e Gharb Revolutionary Court, with Judge Babakhani presiding. The group had been released on bail after spending one to two months in temporary detention.... read more
August 24, 2011

Kermanshah Cultural Figures Remain In Prison

One month after the the arrests of eight literary and cultural figures in Gilan Gharb city in Kermanshah Province, three of the detainees, Jamal Khani, Sina Bijanpour, and Maryam Amini, were transferred from the Kermanshah Intelligence Office Detention Center to the Quarantine Wards of Kermanshah’s Dizelabad and Women’s Prisons. Their charges and other legal details [...]... read more