Political Prisoner Chia Agha-Beygpour Flogged in Bukan Prison

As a part of his punishment, political prisoner Chia Agha-Beygpour was flogged 70 times in Bukan Prison after his return from a short-term furlough.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Center of Democracy and Human Rights in Kurdistan, as a part of his punishment, political prisoner Chia Agha-Beygpour was flogged 70 times in Bukan Prison.

The flagellation was carried out soon after his return from furlough.

On July 29, 2021, security forces arrested and held him in a detention centre at the disposal of the Ministry of Intelligence in Bukan city. During the arrest, he had been deprived of contacting his family and having a lawyer. On September 6, he was released on bail until the end of legal proceedings.

In November of last year, the Revolutionary Court of Bukan sentenced him to one year and two months imprisonment, flogging and a fine for “propaganda against the regime in favour of one of the opposition political parties”.

On January 25, Chia Agha-Beygpour was jailed to begin to serve his sentence.

Chia Agha-Beygpour Jailed to Serve His Sentence in Bukan Prison

On January 25, Chia Agha-Beygpour, a resident of Bukan City, was jailed to serve his sentence. In November of last year, he was sentenced to one year and two months imprisonment, 74 lashes and a fine.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, Chia Agha-Beygpour was sent to Bukan Prison to serve his one year and two months imprisonment.

In November of last year, the Revolutionary Court of Bukan convicted him for ” “propaganda against the regime” in favor of one of the opposition political parties.

On July 29, 2021, security forces arrested and held him in a detention centre at the disposal of the Ministry of Intelligence in Bukan. During the arrest, he had been deprived of contacting his family and having a lawyer. On September 6, he was released on bail until the end of legal proceedings.

Chia Agha-Beygpour Sentenced to Imprisonment, Fines and Flogging

Recently, the Revolutionary Court of Bukan sentenced Bukan resident Chia Agha-Beygpour to one year and two months in prison, 70 lashes and paying a fine.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, Chia Agha-Beygpour was charged with “propaganda against the regime in favour of one of the opposition political parties”. He was denied access to an attorney and phone calls during his detention.

On July 29, 2021, security forces arrested and held him in a detention center at the disposal of the Ministry of Intelligence in Bukan. On September 6, he was released on bail until the end of legal proceedings.