Monday, September 20, 2010

Another Kurd killed by torture in Iran

20 September 2010

Naseer Elizadeh, who was detained in Selmas two weeks ago, died of his wounds in Selmas hospital on 16 September, Kurdistanmedia website reported. His body was turned to his family next day.

According to the website Elizadeh and his 3 friends were detained as they were touring the highlands near the Iraqi border. The fate of the other detainees are still unknown.

Elizadeh is the third Kurd killed in detention in Iran since 1 September.

According to ANF's records eight detainees were killed in Iran detention centers in 2010.