“Kamran Kamani and Saber Kamani”, two Kurdish civilians from Anbeh village of Orumiyeh, were each sentenced to five years of imprisonment by Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on the charges of cooperation with one of the Kurdish opposition parties.
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that the trial of these two Kurdish civilians was held on Sept 3, 2019 at branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court in Orumiyeh without having the right to a lawyer.
The two Kurdish detainees were formally summoned to Orumiyeh Central Prison yesterday and the verdict was served on them on charges of collaboration with the Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK).
Kamran Kamani and Saber Kamani were arrested on July 8, along with another civilian of Anbeh village called Keyvan Mokarami, by Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) forces and transferred to a detention centre in Orumiyeh. The three Kurdish civilians, who are all farmers, were interrogated under harsh conditions at the detention centre formerly known as “81 Ramazan” for more than 40 days. They were then transferred to Orumiyeh Central Prison.
Saber Kamani is currently serving a prison sentence in Political Prisoners’ Ward while Kamran Kamani and Keyvan Mokrami are currently serving a prison sentence at section 3-4 of the Ordinary Prisoners’ Ward.
Saber Kamani and Keyvan Makrami were previously arrested and imprisoned in 2016 and 2017 for collaboration with the Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK).