Coercion and compulsion of prisoners to participate in elections

According to a report by the Kurdistanسس Human Rights Association has reached a dawn today Friday 19 May 2017, prison authorities Sanandaj Dizelabad Kermanshah and Orumieh prison in the hall and the life of the prison, where they threatened that in case of non participation in elections is punishable by cutting off meeting face.

In Dizelabad prison prisoners of the prison in Kermanshah prison authorities have said that if the presidential election not to participate for a month they will be deprived of visitation and behind the cabin.

Also recently prison authorities of Urmia announced over the speakers said that the prisoners in the presidential elections and councils is mandatory and if imprisoned on Election Day not voted for the third session of the Meeting deprived and stressed that participation in the elections and vote now mandatory for all prisoners.

In this regard, the authorities in Sanandaj prison prisoners and guards to separate separate wards of life in prison had gathered and threatened them that if they do not vote, they will be canceled visitation.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association