4 Kurdish citizens from Piranshahr sentenced to 20 years in prison

4 Kurdish citizens from Piranshahr sentenced to 20 years in prison

11:49 - 9 February 2021

 

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Hengaw : 4 Kurdish citizens from Piranshahr district of West Azerbaijan (Urmia) province in Iranian Kurdistan who were arrested in November 2020 have been  sentenced to imprisonment by the judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

According to a report received by Hengaw  Human Rights Organization, during the past few days, 4 Kurdish  citizens from Piranshahr, identified as Shafi Mohammadnejad, 44-year-old , Khezr Ghaderi Azar, 50-year-old , Hashem Moradi and Ismail Mohammadpour (Ismail Haji Abdullah), were each sentenced by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Court in  this city to 5  years in prison( Total of 20 years ) .

According to an informed source, these 4 Kurdish  citizens were tried and sentenced to prison on charges of collaborating and membership in the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran.

These citizens were arrested by Iranian security forces in November 2020  along with several other citizens from Piranshahr and were released on bail after nearly  one month.