Saman Nasim Was Transferred to Solitary Confinement

 Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Saman Naseem, 23, who has been convicted to death was taken to solitary confinement to execution on 18 Feb 2015.

Saman was thrown along with Younes Aghayan (member of Ahle Hagh Alavi), Habibollah Afshari (member of Komalah), Ali Afshari (member of Komalah), Sirwan Najawi (member of PJAK) and Ebrahim Shapouri (member of PJAK) to solitary confinement in Central Urmia prison.

Human Rights activist have concerned about critical condition of Saman Nasim that the execution must be expected on 19 Feb 2015.

Intelligence Service of Iran has previously asked prison officials to abolish the death penalty while Revolutionary Guards officials denied the application to stop the execution and persisted strongly on the punishment.

It should be noted; Saman, Kurdish political prisoner, was arrested by officials of the regime of Iran when he was just 17-years-old and sentenced to death on the charge of Moharebeh at first branch of the Revolutionary Court in Mahabad which confirmed by Supreme Court as well.

Saman, lived in the Mariwan city of Kurdistan, was detained during a conflict between Revolutionary Guards officials and opposition forces in the border which nearby Sardasht. He was kept and severely interrogated in solitary confinement of Revolutionary Guards detention in Urmia.

He was also one of the hunger strikers in Central Urmia prison on 20 Nov 2014 in order to protest against excruciating life in the prison which finished after 33 days.

Source: Campaign in Defense of Civil & Political Prisoners

Translated: Kaveh Taheri