Tag : Mohammad Seddigh Kaboudvand

U.S. State Dept: Iran should release ailing activists Mohammadi and Kaboudvand
20 Jul
4:22

U.S. State Dept: Iran should release ailing activists Mohammadi and Kaboudvand

Kurdpa: In a press statement just hours ago, the US Department of State’s Victoria Nuland called on Iran to release “all political prisoners”, but expressed particular concern for two journalists currently serving sentences for their human rights stances who are reported to be in ill-health. “We are concerned by recent…

Right groups call on Iran to release Kurdish activist
19 Jul
5:44

Right groups call on Iran to release Kurdish activist

Fazel Hawramy Wednesday 18, 2012 Three human rights organisations have called on the Iranian authorities to “immediately and unconditionally” release an ailing Kurdish journalist and activist whose health conditions “have drastically deteriorated” after staging lengthy hunger strikes.Mohammad Seddigh Kaboudvand, 50, is currently serving a 10-and-a-half-year prison term in Tehran’s Evin prison after…

US State Department calls on Iran to release Kaboudvand and 90 other journalists
28 Apr
1:56

US State Department calls on Iran to release Kaboudvand and 90 other journalists

KURDPA: US State Department spokesperson, Victoria Nuland called upon the Iranian Government to release Kaboudvand and the some 90 other journalist it’s currently holding in Iranian prisons. Under the US State Department’s “Free the Press Campaign” which is going on until May 3rd, a number of prominent imprisoned journalists around the…