Two Kurdish women from Piranshahr were sentenced to 4 years in prison

Sofia Mamashipour and Gulala Moradi, two Kurdish women from Piranshahr who were arrested two years ago by the Iranian government forces ...

21 January 2023 17:21


Hengaw: Saturday, January 21, 2023

Safyeh Mamashipour and Gulaleh Moradi, two Kurdish women from Piranshahr who were arrested two years ago by the Iranian government forces, have been sentenced to four years in prison by the Iranian judiciary with two degrees of reduction each.

According to the report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, 48-year-old Gulaleh Moradi and 49-year-old Safyeh Mamashipour were sentenced to 10 years and one day in prison this fall by the third branch of the 1st Criminal Court based in Mahabad on the charge of "assisting in the murder of Osman Haji Hosseini" from the staff of the Iranian Intelligence. With the consent of the parents and citing Article 37 Paragraph A and Article 38 Paragraph A of the Islamic Penal Code approved in 2012, the sentence was reduced to four years of imprisonment with two degrees of reduction, including the days of previous detention.

It should be mentioned that during the one year that Gulala Moradi was detained in the central prison of Urmia, she was denied the right to access a lawyer and also the right to leave.

On Sunday, April 24, 2022, Gulaleh Moradi was released from the central prison of Urmia after one year and seven days of detention with a bail of 400 million tomans (about 10,000 USD), temporarily ending the proceedings.

Last year, Hengaw Organization published an audio file of Gulaleh Moradi, in which Gulala said: "They forced me to accept my teenage son's forced confessions against me, as well as the reports that were filed against me, and after threats and intimidation, they forced me to confess to what they wanted, and they filmed me."

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, 48-year-old Gulaleh Moradi was arrested by IRGC intelligence forces along with her two children, 14-year-old Mateen Bezazi and 21-year-old Taher Bezazi, and taken to the detention center of this security institution. Finally, after 45 days of detention in the intelligence detention center of the IRGC in Urmia and the completion of the interrogations, she was transferred to the women's ward of the central prison in Urmia. After some time, his two children were temporarily released on bail.

Safyeh Mamashipour, the wife of Osman Haji Hosseini, was also arrested by IRGC intelligence forces on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, and was released after two months on a bail of 500 million tomans (about 12,500 USD) until the end of the proceedings.

These four people were arrested after the death of one of the IRGC cadres, Osman Haji Hosseini (Taher Bezazi's father-in-law), which was later claimed by a group known as the Zagros Eagles.

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