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Supreme Court reaffirms death sentence of Kurdish political prisoner Shaker Behrouz

06:38 - 27/6/2022

Supreme Court reaffirms death sentence of Kurdish political prisoner Shaker Behrouz

Following the warning of Hana organizations about the imminent execution of 7 political prisoners in Iran, on Saturday, June 25, 2022,


 the death sentence of Shaker Behrouz from "Dezj Margor" from Urmia,  Kurdish political prisoner who was confirmed by Branch 31 of the Supreme Court based in Qom in September 2021, was reaffirmed by the Supreme Court and issued on Saturday, June 25, 2022, in Urmia. The appeal has only 20 days.

Shakir Behrouz has been a member of the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan for some time and was a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran for 7 months . After separating from  this party and received pardon from Iran, he returned to Iran from Kurdistan region in 2018 and surrounded himself to the Urmia Information Administration. He was arrested and released after 14 days of interrogation

Shaker Behrooz was arrested on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 by the forces of the Urmia Intelligence Office.
Shaker Behrouz Shahrivar August 2020, was sentenced to death by the Second Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Urmia, headed by Judge Sheikhlou, on charges of "Baghy" and "membership in the Komala Party". The sentence was handed down on charges of membership in Komala, while Shakir Behrooz was previously a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran, and was sentenced by the same court to five years in prison for membership in the Democratic Party.
The said sentence was violated by the Supreme Court of Iran in July 2021, and was referred to the Revolutionary Court of Urmia for reconsideration.

 This political prisoner was sentenced to death by the First Branch of the Urmia Criminal Court in January 2021, for the murder of a member of the Revolutionary Guards. Twelve people testified that he was not in the village where the man was killed