Archive for category: NEWS

  • Selay Ghaffar: The Afghan and Kurdish Women will gain freedom relying on their struggle

    Selay Ghaffar: The Afghan and Kurdish Women will gain freedom relying on their struggle

    WOMEN 25 April 2015 12:12:36 no comments

    Selay Ghaffar, spokesperson for Solidarity Party of Afghanistan‎, explained in an interview with ROJ NEWS, that their party strive for freedom of Afghanistan, and underlined that equality between men and women is one of the most important principle in regards to the struggle of women in Afghanistan and obstacles these […]

     
  • HDP Election’s Manifesto

    HDP Election’s Manifesto

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 22 April 2015 15:32:51 no comments

    ISTANBUL, ANF ─ Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Presidents Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ announced the party’s election manifesto in Istanbul today. The HDP manifesto highlighted the following major 12 points; “We are women, We are youth, We are the rainbow, We are children, We are defenders of democracy, We are […]

     
  • Iran: repercussions on Iran’s nuclear program and Lausanne agreement

    Iran: repercussions on Iran’s nuclear program and Lausanne agreement

    NEWS 18 April 2015 14:10:30 no comments

    Ahmad Khatami, Tehran’s Friday Imam speaker, warned the Iranian diplomats on the negotiations team to be careful of the proposals put forth and to ensure that terms are made to the benefit of Iran. In addition, other Iranian government officials have warned the negotiations team to make the terms clear […]

     
  • Three Kurdish Political Prisoners sentenced to death charged with ‘enmity against God’

    Three Kurdish Political Prisoners sentenced to death charged with ‘enmity against God’

    KURDISTAN 12 April 2015 20:02:50 no comments

    ROJHELAT, KHRN ─ Three Kurdish political prisoners have been tried and sentenced to death as a result of a trial held in the Mahabad revolutionary court on charge of ‘enmity against God’, a source said, adding that the verdicts refer to plotting a bomb campaign and being a member of […]

     
  • Gerger: Kurdish question is the binding element between Turkey and Iran

    Gerger: Kurdish question is the binding element between Turkey and Iran

    NEWS 11 April 2015 20:11:29 no comments

    ANKARA, ANF / ARZU DEMİR ─ Middle East expert Haluk Gerger commented on Turkish President Erdoğan’s visit to Iran, emphasising that the fundamental common factor in Iranian-Turkish relations is the Kurdish question. Turkish President Erdoğan went to Iran last Tuesday, April 7, where he was met by Iranian President Rouhani. Erdoğan […]

     
  • We congratulate our people on behalf of the 11th establishment anniversary of PJAK and leader APO’s birthday

    We congratulate our people on behalf of the 11th establishment anniversary of PJAK and leader APO’s birthday

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 6 April 2015 11:51:37 no comments

    Celebrating leader APO’s 66th birthday and the 11th establishment anniversary of our party PJAK, we remember  our leader APO, the Kurdish nation, family members of martyrs and especially their mothers and our people in eastern Kurdistan. We hope that an attempt to celebrate the essential life philosophy of this day will bring freedom to our nation in all parts of Kurdistan. April 4th, the birthday of […]

     
  • Friendly soccer between Iran and Sweden turned into protests against Iran

    Friendly soccer between Iran and Sweden turned into protests against Iran

    NEWS 4 April 2015 11:44:23 no comments

    Entry of the national football team of Iran for a friendly game with the national team of Sweden became the center of controversial for the Swedish and Persian media. Iran national football team who arrived around 15:00 pm on Friday , March 31 at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport, left secretly the […]

     
  • The anniversary of execution of Qazi Mohammed and his comrades

    The anniversary of execution of Qazi Mohammed and his comrades

    KURDISTAN 3 April 2015 11:42:18 no comments

    31st March was the 68th anniversary of execution of leader Qazi Mohammed, who was the President of Kurdistan Republic in Mahabad, and his allies. After collapsed the Republic of Kurdistan the president Qazi Mohammed and a number of ministers of that government had been arrested by the Shah Regime of Iran. […]

     
  • Campaign for freedom of Zeynab Jalalian

    Campaign for freedom of Zeynab Jalalian

    WOMEN 2 April 2015 21:44:59 no comments

    Zeynab Jalalian (Kurdish: Zeyneb Celaliyan), a female Kurdish political prisoner born in 1982 in Maku, city of Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan). Jalalian is a Kurdish political activist who committed her life to women’s rights and the participation of Kurdish women in politics. She was especially engaged in educating girls and women […]

     
  • From Bane-Merîwan path to Helebce by bike- activists walked

    From Bane-Merîwan path to Helebce by bike- activists walked

    KURDISTAN 25 March 2015 14:44:41 no comments

    Along With arrives commemoration of the chemical bombardment of Halabce (Halabja), people respected the victims of this city around the world. In commemoration of Halabce event, patriots and hikers from Eastern Kurdistan (Rojhelat) walking and cycling just left distance of the 105 km behind to get to this city. A […]

     
  • Newroz message of Abdullah Öcalan

    Newroz message of Abdullah Öcalan

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS, Peace Process 22 March 2015 14:57:37 no comments

    To all our people; I am greeting the Newroz of all our people and friends who are on the side of peace, equality, freedom and democracy. The crisis caused by neoliberal policies imposed on the whole world by imperialist capitalism and its despotic local collaborators is affecting our region and […]

     
  • Kawa and the story of Newroz

    Kawa and the story of Newroz

    ART & CULTURE 21 March 2015 01:55:35 no comments

    A long time ago in between the two great rivers Euphrates and Tigris there was a land called Mesopotamia. Above a small town and tucked into the side of the Zagros Mountains, there was an enormous stone castle with tall turrets and dark high walls. The castle was cut out […]

     
  • During Iran’s Rouhani presidency, have took place 1193 executions

    During Iran’s Rouhani presidency, have took place 1193 executions

    NEWS 20 March 2015 17:30:57 no comments

    Mass execution against religion minorities and Kurds by the regime took place while Hassan Rohani’s government in under negotiate with eastern countries. The Iranian regime has a different political system, which violate political activities inside Iran and negotiate with outside countries and try to show themselves as a democratic government to […]

     
  • Iranian regime makes the new military bases in border areas

    Iranian regime makes the new military bases in border areas

    KURDISTAN 13 March 2015 17:16:59 no comments

    The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and the police forces across the borders of Makû, Xoy, Selmas and Ûrmiye have created dozens of new military bases. The plan is militarization of the border and control over the people, local residents say. According to local sources, after the meeting between the […]

     
  • KHRN: A report about the situation of four Kurdish women political prisoner in Iran’s prisons

    KHRN: A report about the situation of four Kurdish women political prisoner in Iran’s prisons

    WOMEN 10 March 2015 13:31:55 no comments

    On International Women’s day, 8th March 2015, a global day to celebrate the global struggle women at least four women, Kurdish political prisoners, are in three different prisons held in appalling conditions. Kurdistan Human Rights Network has obtained the latest information, through reliable sources, in regards to four Kurdish women […]

     
  • Abdullah Öcalan: Our revolution is a women’s revolution

    Abdullah Öcalan: Our revolution is a women’s revolution

    WOMEN 8 March 2015 15:35:10 no comments

    Ceylan Bağrıyanık, Congress of Free Women (KJA, previously DÖKH) member of the İmralı delegation, has read a message from Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan marking 8 March International Women’s Day. Reading the message addressing to the women who already gathered in the village of Mehser at Kobanê border, Bağrıyanık conveyed […]

     
  • Iranian regime does not give a clear answer to the families of Saman Nasim and other political prisoners sentenced to death

    Iranian regime does not give a clear answer to the families of Saman Nasim and other political prisoners sentenced to death

    NEWS 5 March 2015 17:06:04 no comments

    Despite 12 days of the transfer of prisoners sentenced to death, Saman Nasim, Sirwan Najawi, Ibrahim Issapour, Ali Afshari, Habib Afshari and Younes Aghaiyan from section 12 of Urmiye prison, their relatives has not been given a clear answer so far. According to Human Righst Activists in Iran “HRANA”, all 6 political […]

     
  • KODAR’s Statement on the Situation of Kurdish Political Prisoners in Urmiye Prison

    KODAR’s Statement on the Situation of Kurdish Political Prisoners in Urmiye Prison

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 1 March 2015 13:24:59 no comments

    Recently, Islamic Republic of Iran has started a massive attacking campaign against the Kurdish Nation in Eastern Kurdistan (Rojhelat). This vial attacking against Kurds comes parallel to an political repression toward the political prisoners and other Kurdish civilians in prison. It appears from this that the Iranian regime is preparing […]

     
  • Fears Increase over the Secret Execution of Six Prisoners in Urmiye

    Fears Increase over the Secret Execution of Six Prisoners in Urmiye

    KURDISTAN 23 February 2015 16:09:22 no comments

    The Kurdistan Human Rights Network has released an urgent report on the situation of the six Kurdish political prisoners in the Central Urmiye prison. According to the report, sources inside the prison reported that on Wednesday 18th of February at exactly 10am local time, a number of plain clothed officers […]

     
  • Latest report from Urmiye Prison

    Latest report from Urmiye Prison

    KURDISTAN 21 February 2015 16:09:27 no comments

    After much uncertainty and doubts about the status of six Kurdish political prisoner on death row named Saman Nasim, Sirwan Najawi, Ibrahim Issapour, Younes Aghaiyan, Ali Afshari and his brother Habib Afshari, European Kurdish and international human rights organizations continued to protest the treatment of these prisoners by the Iranian […]