Political Prisoner in Western Iran

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Iranian regime authorities of Intelligence prison in Sanandaj placed a Kurdish political prisoner under the worst torture.

According to reports, the Intelligence agents of Sanandaj prison tried to force the Kurdish political prisoner, Afshin Hossein Panahi, to false confession and TV interview by Denailing and Parrilla (electroshocking) torture to his head and body but he did not surrender to to the demands of the agents.

The reports indicate that part of Hossein Panahi’s head in burned due to the electricity being connected to his head and he has also suffered severe damages to his back and knee.

He is deprived of medical treatment in central prison of Sanandaj and the prison authorities prevent his transfer to medical centers or hospital outside the prison.

The political prisoner Afshin Hossein Panahi has been sentenced to eight and a half years imprisonment in a sham trial that lasted only a few minutes. He was charged with propaganda against the regime and cooperation with one of the Kurdish parties.