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Al‑Qamishli: Participants in Halabja-memorial event sentenced to prison

January 18, 2010 – On January 17, 2010, the single military judge in al‑Qamishli sentenced Ramî Şêxmûs el‑Hesen, Xelîl Ibrahîm Mihemed, Mihemed Şêxo Îsa, and Ebdilselam Şêxmûs Mehmûd to six months imprisonment for inciting sectarian resentment. Ebdilselam Şêxmûs Mehmûd and Ramî Şêxmûs el‑Hesen were each additionally sentenced to one month imprisonment and a fine of one hundred Syrian liras for disturbing the peace. The sentences imposed on Mehmûd and el‑Hesen were combined — the more severe penalty is to be carried out — and reduced to three and a half months due to mitigating circumstances. Xelîl Ibrahîm Mihemed and Mihemed Şêxo Îsa’s sentences were also reduced due to mitigating circumstances, in their case to three months. The verdict may be appealed. [Further information on the case]


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