Zhakan Baran was released on bail
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Zhakan Baran was released on bailKurdpa Agency: A Kurdish poet from the city of Malakshahi, Ilam was released on bail from jail until trial will hold.

According to a report by the Kurdistan Press Agency, a Kurdish poet named Hossein Bagheri (pen-name Zhakan Baran) was arrested by the intelligence forces on Wednesday, March 20th 2019, and with the bail of fifty Million Toman was released from detention on Sunday, April 7th 2019.

This Kurdish poet has been accused of "provoking people to undermine the security of the country and propaganda against the regime."

From the time of his arrest until Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, Zhakan Baran was on hunger strike in protest of his arrest and detention in the central prison of Ilam.

On Wednesday, March 20th 2019, after the cancellation of the Nowruz celebrations in Malakhshahi, Ilam, Zhakan Baran was arrested by the intelligence forces and then transferred to the central prison of Ilam.

This Kurd poet objected to canceling the Malakhshahi's Nowruz celebrations and was arrested for this reason by intelligence.

On Sunday, January 14th 2018, this Kurdish poet was arrested by intelligence agents in Malakhashi, Ilam, on charges of "acting against national security and insulting the sanctity of the regime".


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