Iran: Kurdish prisoner of conscience, 100 lashes for blasphemy

Peyman Mirzazadeh, a Kurdish singer held at Urmia Prison in north-western Iran, went on hunger strike on 29 July, 2019 in protest to being sentenced to two years of prison and 100 lashes. His flogging sentence was carried out on 28 July and left him in agonizing pain with a severely swollen back and legs. Peyman Mirzazadeh started his... Read More