Journalist Suleiman Ahmed in KDP incommunicado for 155 days

Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP continues to conceal the fate of journalist Suleiman Ahmed, who was kidnapped 155 days ago.

Journalist Suleiman Ahmed in KDP incommunicado for 155 days
27 March 2024   09:47
NEWS DESK

The Journalist Suleiman Ahmed's lawyer, Nariman Ahmed Rashid, previously revealed to ANHA agency that the Dohuk Asayish prevented his lawyer from meeting with his client.

The lawyer confirmed that the charges against him are false and baseless because Suleiman officially entered Rojava and has official residency in southern Kurdistan.

On January 25, 2024, Roj News Agency held a press conference at the Metro Center in Sulaymaniyah, during which it confirmed: “The behavior of the Kurdistan Democratic Party is a dangerous indicator and political it and the regional authorities bear responsibility for his safety.”

The co-chair of the Free Media Union in North and East Syria, Dilliar Jaziri, considered the kidnapping by the Kurdistan Democratic Party authorities of journalist and union member Suleiman Ahmed a violation of the memorandum of understanding between the Union and the Kurdistan Journalists Syndicate, and called on human rights and media bodies to pressure them to achieve the freedom of journalist Suleiman.

He called on the "Kurdistan Journalists Syndicate and all media institutions in Başûr Kurdistan and Iraq to take action to put pressure on the Kurdistan Democratic Party authorities to release him.Stressing that the kidnapping of journalist Suleiman Ahmed is to please the Turkish occupation.

The Journalist Suleiman, who works as an editor at Roj News Agency went to visit his family in the city of Aleppo on October 1, 2023, after the death of his father, Muhammad Ahmed. KDP kidnapped him during his return from Syria at the Faysh Khabur crossing.

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