Kurdish Man Sentenced to Imprisonment by Iranian Judiciary in Connection with Nawroz Celebrations

24 June 2024 12:33

Hengaw; Monday, June 24, 2024

Youssef Haji Khosh, a Kurdish individual from Oshnavieh (Shno) and a member of the Central Council and Executive Committee of the United Kurdish Front, who was arrested during the widespread detentions at the Nawroz ceremony in Kurdistan, has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison by the judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, Youssef Haji Khosh, a resident of the village of "Kohneh Qaleh" in the Oshnavieh district, was recently sentenced to three years and four months in prison by the Revolutionary Court of this district, presided over by Judge Ansari, on charges of "collaborating with the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan."

Youssef Haji Khosh was arrested at his home by the Oshnavieh Intelligence Department on Thursday, May 2, 2024, in connection with the Nawroz celebrations.

He had been temporarily released from prison on Thursday, May 30, 2024, on a bail of one billion tomans.

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