Journalist Massoud Kordpour returns to prison

Posted on: August 29th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – On August 25, 2014, Massoud Kordpour returned to Mahabad Prison at the conclusion of his furlough. His request for an extension has been denied.

On November 9, the Revolutionary Court in Mahabad convicted Massoud and Khosro Kordpour on charges of conspiracy and incitement against the Islamic regime. Both brothers are two jailed Iranian journalists and Kurdish activists.

The judge sentenced Massoud to three years in prison on charges of conspiracy and six months for incitement. Likewise, Khosro received five years on charges of conspiracy and one year for incitement. Khosro was exiled to a prison in Tabriz to serve his term.

Currently, Massoud is behind bars in Mahabad Prison, and Khosro is in Tabriz Prison. “Khosro has been denied furlough so far,” a member of the family said. “He is being held with regular inmates.”

Kordpour brothers are still under arrest

Posted on: July 18th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Khosro and Masoud Kordpur are still under temporary arrest in Mahabad prison.

 

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the judge has told on July 14 that he won’t release them on the bail and they will be tried on August 3. According to the laws they must be released on the bail until the trial day since their interrogation process in finished. (more…)