Kurdish Individual Sentenced to Imprisonment and Exile 

20 April 2024 10:09

Hengaw, Saturday , April 20, 2024

Hossein Borkeh, a Kurdish individual hailing from Piranshahr (West Azerbaijan province, Urmia), has been sentenced to 42 months of imprisonment and one year of exile in Urmia by the judiciary system of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, Hossein Borkeh, a resident of the village of "Soghanlu" in the outskirts of Piranshahr, has been sentenced to three years and six months of imprisonment and one year of exile to Urmia by Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Mahabad.

The aforementioned sentence was issued on charges of "membership and collaboration with the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan" and has been officially handed down to him in Naghadeh Central Prison in recent days.

Hossein Borkeh was detained in mid-October and released on the 21st of the same month. He was detained again and transferred to Naghadeh Prison on October 23, 2023, after being summoned and referred to the interrogation department of Piranshahr Court.

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