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Al-Qamishli: Final verdict in the case of the Halabja memorial event participants

KURDWATCH, December 2, 2010—On November 28, 2010, the single military judge in al-Qamishli sentenced Shaykhmus al-Hasan, Khalil Ibrahim Muhammad, Muhammad Shaykhmus ʿIsa, and ʿAbdulsalam Shaykhmus Mahmud each to six months imprisonment and a fine of 100 Syrian Lira pursuant to Article 307 of the Criminal Code. The sentence was reduced to three months due to mitigating circumstances. In addition, pursuant to Article 65, the defendants' civil rights were retroactively revoked for the duration of their term of imprisonment. The proceedings were resumed on the basis of an objection by the Court of Cassation. [Further information on the case]


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