Kurdish prisoner uncertainty “Gilan-e Gharb” in East Kurdistan

According to reports received, ” Yahya Firouzi ” when the 17 years old was in keeping with his older brother committed murder in the first court was sentenced to 15 years in prison and then executed.

The report said Yahya Firouzi  born on 28 April 1989 in the village ” Segan Olya” functions city of Gilan – e Gharb in East Kurdistan is January 2006 , when only 17 years old, along with his older brother “Lotfollah”, then 27 was convicted of murder and aiding and abetting in the murder were arrested and charged in court on the same charges to 15 years in prison, but the charges by the Supreme court to involvement in the crime was changed and he was sentenced to death.

It must be said , is now close to 11 years of imprisonment Yahya has passed and he is still as undecided and without access to a lawyer in Karaj Rajai Shahr prison was detained on and while plaintiffs also change their address, refused to pursue the case not he was detained in Karaj Rajai Shahr prison in limbo.

It should be noted that the Convention on the Rights of the Child, to which Iran is a signatory expressly states that the death penalty should not be imposed on children and the long term sentences.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association