Two years of uncertainty for a prisoner of conscience in Sanandaj

HRANA News Agency – Despite being under arrest for two years, Showan Sharifi, the Sunni citizen is held still undecided in Sanandaj prison.


On December 25, 2011 Showan Sharifi from Paveh was arrested by the Ministry of intelligence.


One of his relatives said to HRANA’s reporter: “Showan Sharifi has led the religious courses and taught interpretation Quran, Riyaz Alsalehin and Fath algharib. He was graduated from Hamadan university in computer course and returned back to Paveh to serve the Sunni people. But starting a religious class, according to their tradition of enmity with Sunnis, intelligence ministry arrested him, and finally they transferred him to Sanandaj prison.”


This source says: “Showan Sharifi was kept in intelligence ministry’s cells and faced persecution. He was finally transferred to the central prison of Sanandaj.”

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