Iranian authorities on Wednesday sentenced a Kurdish

Iranian authorities on Wednesday sentenced a Kurdish

22:05 - 8 April 2018


Hengaw: female activist from Mahabad to imprisonment for praising Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum last September.

According to Hengaw organization for hyman raights , Ronak Aghayi was sentenced to six months in jail.

She had previously been taken under custody before being freed on bail.

A court in Mahabad, Western Azerbaijan Province, announced her sentence on Wednesday.

Aghai has already served a 5-years prison term during 1980s for alleged membership in a Kurdish opposition party.