Sunday, April 25, 2010

Three Kurdish students released, another remains in detention in Syria

Abdul Aziz Ateh

According to DAD, MAF and al-Rased, the authorities released the following students: Hanadi Tammo Mohammed, Abdul Aziz Mohammed Ateh, Siamand Ateh, Ronak AbdulRaham Mohammed who were arrested on 16 March in Aleppo University for participating in a five minute vigil in memory of the twenty-second anniversary of the massacre at Halabja.

Furman Hussain remains in detention. The reporting organisations make a special plea for his release because his exams are coming up, and these are important for his future.

Kurdish Organization for Defending Human Rights and Public Freedoms in Syria – DAD
Human Rights Organization in Syria – MAF
Kurdish Committee for Human Rights al-Rased

24 April 2010