Nasar Khanizadeh, Kurdish Political Prisoners, Died in Urmia Prison

HRANA News Agency – On Sunday afternoon, July 24, 2011, Kurdish political prisoner Nasar Khanizadeh died while being treated for a digestive illness in Urmia Central Prison, West Azerbaijan Province.

According to a report by Murkrain News Agency, Nasar Khanizadeh was recently transferred from Bokan Prison to Urmia for medical reasons.He suffered from some sort of gastrointestinaldisease and at the time of his death, was under medical care in Urmia prison hospital.

Nasar Khanizadeh was sentenced to 18 months in prison by the Revolutionary Court on charges of being associated and cooperating with opposition parties.