Posted News: Wed, Mar 7th, 2018
News Code: 1025

Labor activist presents himself to court to spend two month in prison


MAF NEWS – Osman Esmaeeli, a labor activist from Saqez has reportedly presented himself to court on Friday to spend two month in prison over participating in International Workers’ Day.

Osman Esmaeeli

According to the Center of Democracy and Human Rights in Kurdistan, Esmaeeli was arrested by undercover security forces on April 2015, and then was sentenced to one year in jail.

Esmaeeli’s sentence was decrease to two month on May 15 after he protested to his judgment.

Mahmoud Salehi, another labor activist from Saqez was arrested in October 2017 after his kidney dialysis in a hospital.