Posted News: Thu, Nov 30th, 2017
News Code: 852

Kurdish prisoner goes on hunger strike in Qazvin


MAF NEWS – Kurdish prisoner went on hunger strike in Chubin Prison of Qazvin on November 26 as he and his friend were prevented from contacting their families by the prison officials, Maf News reported.


According to the Center of Democracy and Human Rights in Kurdistan, Saeed Sami Hoseini and Jamaladin Mohammadi were allowed to contact seven member of their family via a ‘controlled-phone’ before, “but now, they have no phone and they are not allowed to contact their families,”

According to the Maf News a nine-hours-trip from Salmas to Qazvin is almost impossible for their family to visit Hoseini and Mohammadi in prison. “Phone-call was the only way for them to contact their family.

Born in Salmas, Hoseini and Mohammadi were arrested on June 4, 2008 and accused of “having a hand in the bombing of Salmas Village of Haji Jifan and cooperation with Kurdish Parties.”

“Hoseini and Mohammadi were sentenced to 10 years in jail and exile to Qazvin,”Maf News said, “and they were exiled to Chubin Prison of Qazvin two years ago.”

Maf News obtained some information that Hoseini and Mohammadi were tortured hardly during the investigation and both were forced to confess.