Shoresh Niknam

After spending more than a week in a hospital in Urmia, one of the Kurdish protestors who was injured in the recent demonstrations in Mahabad died tonight. Also, a teenager who was injured in Sanandaj died.

Soresh Niknam, who was seriously injured by the repressive forces last week, died tonight on the 6th of December in the “Khomeini” hospital of Urmia due to the severity of his injuries.

In Sanandaj, a 16-year-old teenager named Reza Kazemi, who was injured last week, died today.

In the protests of the past two weeks, more than 50 people were killed in the cities of Kurdistan. Iranian military forces carried out the most repression in the cities of Mahabad, Bukan, Javanroud and Piranshahr.
Since the beginning of protests in Iran on September 16, more than 450 people have been killed. At least 105 of them are Kurdish citizens.