Ilam poet, author, and translator Ako Hosseinpour was detained

Ilam poet, author, and translator Ako Hosseinpour was detained

14:21 - 30 September 2022

 

Hengaw: September 30, 2022

Security authorities seized Akos Hosseinpour, 35, a poet, author, and translator who also runs the "J" publisher, as part of the wave of arrests of Kurdish citizens and activists after protests over the state kill of Zhina Amini.

Ako Hosseinpour was forcibly detained by security agents on September 29, 2022, according to a report received by Hengaw Organization for Human Rights. They also searched his residence.

Ako Hosseinpour received his engineering bachelor's degree from Ilam University. Along with being a journalist, he has also served as a judge at literary and poetry festivals.