Urmia, Firouz Musalou, a Kurdish political prisoner, was executed

11:37 - 25 June 2022

At dawn on Monday, June 20th, Firouz Musalou, a Kurdish political prisoner from the Qotur District of Khoy, was secretly executed.

 The death sentence of this Kurdish political prisoner was carried out without informing his family and lawyer.

 Fars News Agency has confirmed the execution of a political prisoner without mentioning the identity of this political prisoner by publishing a report quoting the public relations of the judiciary of West Azerbaijan Province.

 On the evening of Sunday, June 19th, this political prisoner was transferred from Urmia Prison to an unknown location.

 On Saturday, June 18th, the head of the Urmia Prison released the political prisoner from political prisoners and transferred him to solitary confinement under the pretext that his case had been reviewed by a judiciary.

 On the evening of Sunday, June 19th, Firouz Musalou was transferred from solitary confinement in Urmia Prison to an unknown location.

 The last hearing on the charges against this political prisoner was held in March 2022 in the Second Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Urmia, and the court sentenced him to death on charges of "moharebeh" through membership in a Kurdish party.

 This sentence was officially announced to this political prisoner in Urmia Prison on Monday, March 7, 2022.

 On Wednesday, January 1, 2020 the Kurdish prisoner was transferred from the Revolutionary Guards Intelligence Detention Center in Urmia to the city's central prison after five months of interrogation.

 This Kurdish citizen was a member of a Kurdish party for several years and after his return to Iran, he was arrested with an IRGC warrant.

 This citizen was arrested on July 11, 2019, after being introduced to the IRGC in Sardasht, and then transferred to the IRGC intelligence detention center in Urmia.

 Firouz Mosalou was detained by security forces after Revolutionary Guards officials told his family that their son would be released after a few days of interrogation.