Saturday, September 8, 2007

Kurdish reporter refused contact for 48 hours in prison

Human rights watch in Kurdistan has reported that Ako Kurdnasab, a journalist from Sanandaj, was refused any contact with his family and lawyer for more than 48 hours while detained illegally.
Akos family has received a verbal verdict, accusing him of “disturbing public belief, threatening domestic security, and giving news reports to foreign news media”.

Ako kurdnasab is responsible of the weekly “ Kerftoo” and is supposed to be trialed on 19 September.

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