Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand was put on the no-fly list
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Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand was put on the no-fly listKurdpa Agency: the founder of Kurdistan Human Rights Organization was put on the no-fly list.

Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand, the founder of Kurdistan Human Rights Organization and prominent human rights activist, announced on Twitter that he is put on the no-fly list.

This human rights activist wrote: "oppression and injustice and the imminent action against human security towaed my family and I seem to be not endless. After ten years of imprisonment and with the devastation of the family economy, deprivation of all social and citizenship and occupation [penalties] has been enforced and has now begun, and is now complete with put me on no-fly list.

On Friday, May 12th, 2017, Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand, the founder of the Kurdistan Human Rights Organization, was released after ten years imprisonment.

Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand was arrested and imprisoned on July 1st, 2007. The Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of Tehran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges “acting against national security through founding of HROK,” “widespread propaganda against the state by disseminating news,” “opposing Islamic penal laws by publicizing punishments such as stoning and executions,” and “ communication with the UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, and the general media", sentenced him to one year in custody and a total of eleven years in prison, which was verified and confirmed in Branch 56 of the Tehran Appeals court for ten years imprisonment.

In the case of journalistic activity, he was charged with one-year imprisonment, five years of deprivation from journalism and publication management, and the revocation of the case for publishing the message of people" by the General and Revolutionary Tribunal of Sanandaj and after being confirmed by the Tehran Regional Appeals Court, the sentences of imprisonment in the Supreme Court reduced to six months.

Despite the high level of follow-up and the promise of the judicial authorities, the law of aggregating crimes has not yet been applied to his case. According to Article 134 of the new Penal Code, in case of aggregation of crimes, only the 10-year sentence of Mr. Kaboudvand is enforceable and his six-month imprisonment will not be enforced. Mr. Kaboudvand also filed a lawsuit regarding the publication of a booklet on women and violations of their rights in Iran at the Revolutionary Court of Urmia, which was acquitted of this charge.

During his detention, Kaboudvand has been on hunger strike several times including a 59-day hunger strike to visit his sick child, as well as a 34-day hunger strike to protest recent cases filed in Tehran's Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal Branch 28, Judge by Mohammad Moghiseh and ended with acquittal of the accusations.
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