An Iranian Kurdish activist has survived an assassination attempt after he was “seriously injured” in a knife attack on Friday in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden, local media reported on Saturday.
Knife attack in #Netherland on Sadegh Zarza member of Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (KDPI) and niece of #Ghasemloo, politician/ the Secretary-General of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (KDPI) assassinated in 1989. He is transfered to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/ShZyuVPE4p— mina bai (@bai_mina) June 20, 2020
Zarza is the nephew of prominent Iranian Kurdish political leader Abdulrahman Ghassemlou, who headed the PDKI from 1973 until his assassination in 1989 in Vienna. (Supplied)