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10 years in prison for a Kurdish cultural activist

05:46 - 6/11/2021

10 years in prison for a Kurdish cultural activist

Hana: Kurdish cultural activist Mahmoud Niroumand was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to reports from Hana's colleagues.

 

Mahmoud Niroumand, a 36-year-old is from the village of Polgard, in Khorasan Razavi province. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of activism against the regime and links to anti-regime groups by Branch 903 of the Revolutionary Court of Mashhad, headed by Judge Ali Soleimani.Presided over by Judge Ali Soleimani, he was sentenced to six years in prison.


According to reports; The Kurdish cultural activist was arrested by the forces of the Ministry of Intelligence in Mashhad on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, and was transferred to Vakilabad Prison in Mashhad on Thursday, June 24, 2021.