November 30, 2009
Two young Kurds from Ashnavieh identified as Hasan Yusefi and Qader Yusefi who were arrested a few days ago by agents of the intelligence agency were sentenced to prison terms by a court in this town.
Hasan Yusefi was sentenced to 10 years in prison while Qader Yusefi was sentenced to three years. They were accused of supporting a dissident (Kurd) party and spreading propaganda against the government. (Kurdistan Media – Nov. 26, 2009)