شنبه ۴ آذر ۱۳۹۶ تهران ۰۵:۴۶
HUMAN RIGHTS: Writer to Appear in a Kurdistan Court for Speaking on Labor Day
August 17, 2004 - Member of the Iranian writers’ union Mahmoud Hakimi is due to appear in a revolutionary court in the Kurdistan province town of Saqqez to answer charges, including cooperation with armed Kurdish guerrillas of the Kumeleh party. His Tehran-based lawyer Mohammad Sharif tells Radio Farda’s broadcaster Amir-Mosaddeq Katouzian. Hakimi was arrested in Saqqez on May 1, 2004, along with 10 other people, as they were making their way to a gathering celebrating the international labor day, in which Hakimi had been invited to speak. Sharif says he has not read the case file yet, but in summons sent to Hakimi and others, cooperating with Kumeleh has been included among the charges.