22 Kurdish prisoners died in Iranian  prisons during 2020 + list of names

22 Kurdish prisoners died in Iranian prisons during 2020 + list of names

11:22 - 13 January 2021


 According to statistics recorded by the Statistics and Documentation Data Center of Hengaw Human Rights Organization, at least 22 Kurdish prisoners lost their lives in Iranian prisons in Kurdistan and other cities of Iran during 2020. 

at least 4 of whom have died as a result of torture, and two others  were killed during detention.

Urmia Central Prison with 11 cases recorded the highest number . 

 According to the report, at least 4 prisoners identified as , Khalil Moradi from Javanroud, Seyyed Kamal Hosseini from Saqqez, Danyal Zein al-Abedin from Mahabad and Farhad Vosoughi from Harsin, were killed under torture by Iranian security forces  in Kermanshah, Saqqez, Miandoab and Khorramabad prisons.
 

 At least 3 Kurdish prisoners , including a man in Mahabad Prison, Shahram Mostafa Pourpour from Urmia and Kajvan Almasi from Sanandaj were shot dead by Iranian Security Forces .  

Shahram was killed during detention and Kajvan was shot dead after his detention .

 

 Separation by crimes : 

 Political: 2 cases
 Premeditated murder: 7 cases
 Drugs: 6 cases
 Ordinary crimes: 2 cases
 Financial crimes: 1 case
 Unknown: 4 cases

 

Distribution by province:

 West Azerbaijan Province (Urmia): 15 cases

 Kermanshah province (Kermashan): 4 cases

 Kurdistan Province (Sanandaj): 3 cases
 


Reasons of Death :

 COVID-19 : 9 cases
 Torture: 4 cases
 Medical negligence: 3 cases
 Suicide: 3 cases
direct fire: 3 cases

 

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