Ali-Reza is an innocent Kurdish cultural activist and now a consciousness prisoner who is caught in the chain of notorious IRGC. His abduction is strongly condemned.

To: Whom it may concern

Kurdish cultural activist abducted in North east of Iran.

On Saturday 30th July 2011 at 1:30 pm, Four plain clothed and pistol armed Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) rushing into Ali-Reza’s home without any legal permission, and pushing him to the one corner of his sitting room and his wife with his 3 teenaged crying daughters pushed to the other corner of the room by shouting on them with a huge harassment. Ali-Reza was handcuffed and blindfolded promptly. Then his entire home was searched and all his books, poems, handouts, laptop and DVD and CDs took away. Then handcuffed and blindfolded Ali-Reza was abducted to an unknown place just from his home, in front of his wife and his three hugely frightened and crying teenage daughters.

From 30th July so far no body knows whereabouts he is. According to similar cases, Ali-Reza is under huge psychological and physical tortures, could be imprisonment for long term.

Mr. Ali-Reza Sepahi Laeen born on 22nd December 1971, in the Kurdish village of Sengdiwar (North East of Iran, Razavi Khorasan Province, suburbs of the city of Kalat, rural district of Laeen). Ali-Reza is married and living with his wife and his 3 daughters (15, 9 and 7 years old) in a rented property in Ghasem-Abad district in the City of Mashhad, Capital of Razavi Khorasan Province. Ali-Reza was working in public relation office at Ferdousi University in Mashhad just before his abduction.

Ali-Reza also is a fame Kurdish poet (writing in Kurdish and Farsi, and is the author of 12 books. Ali-Reza loves his strong Kurdish identity, Kurdish culture, Kurdish language, Kurdish poems and Kurdish arts. Ali-Reza is a Kurdish cultural activist, this is just his only so called crime. Ali-Reza has got a sever health problem “ diabetes “ and must take his medications every single day for life time, and his blood sugar and other related elements to be checked regularly by his local GP.

Ali-Reza is an innocent Kurdish cultural activist and a consciousness prisoner who is caught in the chain of notorious IRGC. His worried family is under a huge pressure, and looking him to be backed to home.

Please do whatever you can in your ability to free him as soon as possible.

Organisation of Kurmanj People

10 August 2011

Leave a comment