Former Kurdish political prisoner Kaveh Moradi has left Iran due to pressure from Iranian Intelligence service

Former Kurdish political prisoner Kaveh Moradi has left Iran due to pressure from Iranian Intelligence service

19:48 - 19 November 2020


Hengaw : A Kurdish  political activist and former political prisoner from Kermanshah of Iranian Kurdistan was forced to leave his hometown after his release due to constant pressure from Iranian Intelligence service .

 According to a report received by Hengaw Human Rights Organization, Kaveh Moradi, a Kurdish political activist and former political prisoner from Kermanshah, has been forced to leave Iran in recent days due to constant pressure from Intelligence forces and is currently living in a neighboring country.

 This Kurdish political prisoner, who was pardoned and released after two and a half years in early April 2020, has been summoned and interrogated at least 5 times by Iranian Intelligence service in Kermanshah in recent months which made him leave his hometown .

 Kaveh Moradi, a 23-year-old resident of Kermanshah, was detained  by this city's intelligence service on Sunday, October 15, 2017, and later sentenced by the Revolutionary Court of Kermanshah to 5 years in prison on charges of collaborating and membership in the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran(KDPI). 

 This Kurdish citizen was pardoned and released  during a “ Newroz Amnesty verdict “ from Dieselabad prison in Kermanshah on Saturday, March 28, 2020 , after serving two and a half years of his sentence .