LOST in PJAK: Jamshid Shareati (Part 12)

In a special note to the Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch, a former PJAK member examines the forced disappearance and death of Iranian Kurdish teenagers in the PJAK / PKK, and provides the watchdog with specific information about “Jamshid Shariati.” It is worth mentioning that personal has been obtained from the official website of PJAK and HPG and the former member has elaborated on his personal situation.

In these notes, this former member of PJAK introduces the person in question and his background and how he was killed.

Name: Jamshid Shariati

Nom de Guerre: Gabar Aras
City: Sanandaj

Date of birth: –

registery date: –

Date of death: 2016- Qandil

Jamshid and his brother grew up in poor families and their mother had great dreams for their future.

They wanted to enter Komala, which could provide its members with a better future such as going to Europe and is less dangerous as it does not engage in fights a lot; But PJAK deceived them and lured them with false promises to set foot on a path of no return.

The two brothers were deceived and went to Qandil. As soon as they arrived, they realized the reality; But it was too late. Gabar (Jamshid) was sent to the borders of Turkey, yet his brother was able to escape from the hellish headquarters of PJAK.

Gabar was able to return to Qandil after the war in Turkey. But because of his Iranian citizenship, he did not become a commander and had to carry the backpack of Turkish commanders! This led to his depression, and eventually Jamshid Shariati was killed in a Turkish air strike on Qandil.

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