Tahsin Dadrasi, a Kurdish civilian of Marivan who has served more than a third of his six-year imprisonment sentence, has been deprived of the right to parole due to opposition from the Marivan Intelligence Office, informed sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).
The civilian from the village of “Sardush” in Marivan was arrested on December 29, 2017, by security forces and transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Sanandaj. He was interrogated for five months in harsh conditions and tortured on charges of “propaganda against the state” and “collaboration with the Kurdistan Democratic Party. Dadrasi was released on bail in August 2016 after being transferred to Marivan Prison.
In May 2016, the court sentenced him to a total of six years in prison on charges of “propaganda against the state” and “collaboration with the Kurdistan Democratic Party. The verdict was upheld by Branch 4 of the Kurdistan Court of Appeal.
He was sent to Marivan Prison on November 28, 2016, to serve his sentence, but he was transferred from Marivan Prison to Sanandaj Central Prison on April 5 of this year for unknown reasons.