Sunday, 28 November 2010 00:00 Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan Editorial Dept - Human Rights

Iran’s Islamic Supreme Court has ordered the 6th District Court of Orumieh to carry out the execution of Hossein Khezri, a Kurdish political activist who was condemned to death after having been accused of being a “mohareb.”

Mr. Hossein Khezri, aged 28, was detained in the city of Orumieh.

On July 31, 2008 Mr. Khezri was arrested in the city of Kermanshah. On July 11, 2009 he was convicted of being a mohareb (”enemy of God”) and “endangering state security.” While in prison, he has been subjected to torture and injured so badly that his eyesight has been affected severely.

There are currently dozens of Kurdish political prisoners on death row, and 5 political prisoners, four of them Kurds were exected in Evin prison in Tehran in May 9th 2010.

Image Courtesy of Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan

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