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Kamran Hedayati

Kamran Hedayati Assassinated eastern Kurdish dissident

Assassinated eastern Kurdish dissident
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Intro Assassinated eastern Kurdish dissident
Countries Iran
Occupations Dissident
Gender male
Birth 1 April 1949
Death 6 July 1996 (aged 47 years)
Star sign AriesAries
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Kamran Hedayati (Persian: کامران هدایتیkâmrân hedâyati; 1 April 1949 in Iranian Kurdistan – 6 July 1996 in Stockholm, Sweden) was an Iranian Kurdish dissident who was assassinated in Sweden in the 1990s. In January 1994, Hedayati was seriously wounded after opening a letter bomb in his apartment in Bagarmossen, Stockholm, Sweden. He lost his hands and sight in the attack and died from his wounds two years later. The murder remains officially unsolved. However, the Iranian government is widely believed to have ordered the assassination, as it had many similarities with other assassinations and assassination attempts on eastern Kurdish dissidents around the world at this time. In 1990, a Kurdish woman named Effat Ghazi was killed in a similar attack through letter bombing in her apartment in Västerås.

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http://ret.nu/5C3PY0V
http://www.svd.se/opinion/brannpunkt/artikel_111362.svd
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