Shaker (Farhad) Behroozi, a Kurdish political prisoner imprisoned in Urmia Central Prison, was sentenced to death by the Second Branch of the Urmia Revolutionary Court, headed by Judge Sheikhlou, on charges of "Rebellion and membership in a Kurdish opposition party in Iran."
The trial of this political prisoner from Dizaj Margavar, Urmia, was held in August of this year, and today, Thursday, September 10, the death sentence for this political prisoner was announced to his lawyer.
In April of this year, this political prisoner was sentenced to five years in prison by the Second Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Urmia, headed by Judge Sheikhlou, on charges of "membership in a Kurdish opposition party of the Iranian government."
According to an informed source from Urmia Prison, this prisoner was first sentenced to five years in prison in Branch 2 of the Revolutionary Court of Urmia on charges of "membership in the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran" and then tried again in the Second Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Urmia. He has been sentenced to death on charges of "Rebellion through membership in Komala" and "murder of a member of the Revolutionary Guards" in Margavar Rural District.
This Kurdish citizen became a member of one of the Kurdish opposition parties of the Iranian government in 2018 and returned to Iran in September of that year with a "safe letter".
After returning to Iran, this citizen introduced himself to the Urmia Intelligence Bureau and was released after 14 days of interrogation.
Shaker Behroozi was arrested again by the security forces on March 12, 2019 and was transferred to the central prison of the city of Urmia after one year and three days in solitary confinement.