Posted News: Mon, Jan 15th, 2018
News Code: 999

Kurdish singer is sentenced to six months in jail


MAF NEWS – Payman Mirzazadeh, a Kurdish signer from Iranian multi-ethnic city of Urmia is reportedly sentenced to six month in jail over “propagation against Iran by signing melodies in support of Kurdish (opposition) parties.”


According to the Center of Democracy and Human Rights in Kurdistan, Mirzazadeh who was transferred to jail from the Iranian Intelligence Agency office known as Etelaat last week, was sentenced to jail while he was prevented to have a lawyer.

Mirzazadeh was arrested by Eteelaat and then transferred to an unknown location in December 2017.