Political prisoner, 27 years’ imprisonment without leave

Osman Mostafapour, held at Urmia Central Prison, northwest Iran, who is in his twenty-eighth year of imprisonment, has been deprived of furlough.

Osman Mostafapour, born in 1967, was arrested on July 14, 1991. He was sentenced to death on charge of murder by branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court in Urmia by Judge Javaheri. The sentence was commuted to 10 years’ imprisonment in 2000. Osman Mostafapour was summoned to branch 3 of the Revolutionary Court and was sentenced to 25 years in prison in the second case on charge of cooperation with the Kurdistan Democratic Party.

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