Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Ako Kurdnasab charged for regime change through journalism

According to Kourosh Fathi, Ako Kurdnasabs attorney, his clients’ case was addressed in a closed un-official court of the first Judiciary Branch in Sanandaj.
Mr. Kurdnasab has been writing for the Weekly “Kereftou”.

In a report published by “Moukerian” news agency, Ako Kurdnasab has been called for a hearing by the court on 10 September. The court announced his charges to be; threatening national security, trying to topple the regime through journalism and also working with opposition groups.
Human Rights Watch of Kurdistan news agency had reported that Mr. Kurdnasab had been banned from visits whilst in detention.
Ako Kurdnassab had been arrested on 21 July 2007 in his office in Sannandaj .

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