Monday, January 18, 2010

Trials process for Kurdish activists in Syria


January 18, 2010 by sks


On Sunday, 17 January 2010, the individual military judge in Qamishli, Syria gave the following decisions in the cases of Kurdish political detainees:

In case number 156 of 2010:

The judge asked the four men for their most recent statements and then delivered the following sentences in relation to:

  • Khalil Ibrahim Mohammed,
  • Mohammed Shekho Issa,
  • Abdel-Salam Sheikhmous Mahmoud,
  • Rami Sheikmous al-Hassan.

The men were arbitrarily arrested without warrants or court orders in mid-March 2009 during a vigil in memory of the victims of the Halabja massacre in 1988. They were released in late April 2009.

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