Conviction of three Kurdish citizens in Urmia and Sanandaj

Kurdpa Agency: Three Kurdish citizens were sentenced to imprisonment by the Iranian judiciary in the cities of Urmia and Sanandaj.

According to a report by the Kurdistan Press Agency, a Kurdish citizen, \"Aref Mohammadi\", from the village of \"Bavan\", Mergavar District, Urmia was sentenced to five years in prison by the second district of the Urmia Revolutionary Court.

This sentence was issued on Sunday, August 4, without presence of lawyer, being charged with \"cooperating with one of the Kurdish opposition parties of Iranian government\".

This citizen was arrested by intelligence forces on Sunday, June 30th, along with Abed Mohammadi and Hassan Barati from \"Bavan\" village and Sarhang Babakri from \"Falkan\" village, who were transferred to Urmia Central Prison in late July.

In this regard, two Kurdish citizens, Idris Mohammadi and Awat Karimi, from the village of Negel, Sanandaj were each sentenced to 40 months in prison.

The first district of the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court, headed by Judge Saeedi, issued the verdict on charges of \"acting against national security and cooperating with one of the Kurdish opposition parties of Iranian government\".

These two citizens were detained by intelligence forces on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019.

Photo: Awat Karimi and Idris Mohammadi