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Ghassemlou

Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou (Kurdish: عەبدولڕەحمان قاسملوو‎, Ebdulrehman Qasimlo) (22 December 1930 – 13 July 1989) was a Kurdish political leader.

Ghassemlou was the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) (حیزبی دێموکراتی کوردستانی ئێران – PDKI) from 1973 until his assassination in 1989 by individuals suspected of being agents of the Islamic Republic of Iran. As the secretary general of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) he led the Kurdish nationalist struggle for Kurdish autonomy in Iran.