Matin Hasani Sentenced to Imprisonment on Political Charges

Matin Hasani, one of the injured individuals from the November 2019 protests, has been sentenced to thirty-one months in prison by Branch 101 of the Criminal Court of Bukan, as reported by Kurdpa.

The court session for addressing the charges against Hasani was held on May 16, 2024. He was charged with “inciting people to engage in warfare with the intent to disrupt national security” and “propaganda against the regime.”

Hasani was arrested by security forces on January 23, 2024, at his parent’s residence without a judicial warrant and was released from Bukan prison on February 22 of the same year after posting bail.

Matin Hasani, at the age of nineteen, lost vision in one eye due to a bullet shot during the nationwide protests of November 2019 in Bukan, West Azerbaijan province.