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NCRI – The political prisoner, Mowlavi Nour al-Din Kashani, Baloch Religious Scholars, who was transferred last week from Zahedan prison to Special Clerical Court in Mashhad, was transferred back to Zahedan prison after harassment, insult and beating in Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad.
He was held in Ward 101 in Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad for one week and has been harassed by the revolutionary guards during this time. The revolutionary guards shaved his beard and did not allow him wear Baluchi garments or perform prayers and religious rituals and had repeatedly beaten him.
In May 2015, Mahabad, the capital of Iran’s Kurdish region, burned as riots and protests spread following the mysterious death of a young Kurdish woman in the city. Activists claimed that she had fallen to her death from the window of a hotel while escaping an attempted rape by an Iranian security official. The incident garnered international attention and was the focal point for geo-political propaganda battles.
The riots in Mahabad were not only indicative of the latent rage among the Kurdish population, but were also a symbolic reminder of the flame that has long burned within the city of Mahabad.