IRAN: KURDISH ACTIVISTS SENTENCED TO DEATH
January 16, 2012: two Kurdish activists were sentenced to death by the Iranian courts for âwaging enmity against Godâ through âpropaganda activitiesâ and âmembership in a dissident groupâ, according to the Mokerian News Agency.
Ali and Habib Afshari are currently imprisoned at Orumieh Prison. Ali Afshari was arrested in Bokan in December 2010, and shot during the arrest. According to Iran Human Rights, both of his hands were paralysed consequently. (Sources: kurdishrights.org, 18/01/2012)