Archive for category: NEWS

  • PJAK: Executions in Iran will make the Iranian regime suffer the same fate as Tunisia

    PJAK: Executions in Iran will make the Iranian regime suffer the same fate as Tunisia

    NEWS 27 August 2015 11:22:28 no comments

    Iranian regime by executing another Kurdish political prisoner Bêhrûz Alxanî (Behruz Alkhani) forcing Kurdish nation to take a different decision. Executive council of PJAK in their statement pointed out that: Rouhani’s government must abandon its filthy and wrong politics in Kurdistan. Statement of PJAK continues that we remember the memory of Bêhrûz […]

     
  • Kurdish political prisoner Bêhrûz Alxanî executed in Iran

    Kurdish political prisoner Bêhrûz Alxanî executed in Iran

    YOUTH 26 August 2015 11:10:25 no comments

    ANF, ÛRMIYE – The Iranian regime continues executions of prisoners despite all the appeals and objections raised by Amnesty International and many other human rights organizations. Yesterday, Amnesty International reported that Bêhrûz Alxanî, a 30-year-old man from Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan) minority was transferred out of Ûrmiye prison’s general ward and placed in […]

     
  • KJAR calls on all women’s rights organizations to join together and struggle against women’s oppression

    KJAR calls on all women’s rights organizations to join together and struggle against women’s oppression

    WOMEN 20 August 2015 22:14:00 no comments

    The brutal execution – Şehîd Ekîn Wan Turkey’s message to the world was: We are fighting terrorists, we must knock out the IS, but the plan from the begining was fighting against the IS then turn against the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party). The attacks against IS was an excuse to attack the […]

     
  • Kurds remember 15 August

    Kurds remember 15 August

    KURDISTAN 15 August 2015 21:49:20 no comments

    BEHDINAN, ANF – The 15 of August 1984 is an important date for the Turkish-Kurdish conflict as it marks the first PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) attack, led by Mahsum Korkmaz (known as “Agit”). The 15 of August is remembered throughout Turkey, Kurdistan and Europe by thousands of Kurds. In the […]

     
  • A Kurdish Kolber was killed in Serdeşt

    A Kurdish Kolber was killed in Serdeşt

    KURDISTAN 11 August 2015 22:26:37 no comments

    Mecîd Hesen Nejad, a Kurdish Kolber was shot and killed by Iranian Revolutionary Guards in borders close to Serdeşt on last week. (Kolber: people who carry goods across the border on their back, back carriers.) The border between East and South of Kurdistan, which the vast majority of Kolbers are using to provide […]

     
  • Kurdish Political Prisoner Sîrwan Nejawî has been executed

    Kurdish Political Prisoner Sîrwan Nejawî has been executed

    KURDISTAN 9 August 2015 21:34:58 no comments

    Huseyn Nejawî talked to Kurdistan Human Rights Network according his brother, Sîrwan Nejawî’s execution. Huseyn said that Tabriz’s prison authorities informed them about his brother’s execution today, 9th August. Sîrwan Nejawî was a Kurdish political activist from Serdeşt, Nejawî and another activist Ibrahîm Îsapur imprisoned on 5ht July 2012, on the charge of collaborating with PJAK (Free Life […]

     
  • 1st anniversary of genocide against Êzîdîs in Şengal

    1st anniversary of genocide against Êzîdîs in Şengal

    KURDISTAN 3 August 2015 15:37:47 no comments

    Youths in Şengal mark the anniversary of the Êzîdî genocide Youths in Şengal staged a march to mark the first anniversary of the genocide perpetrated by the savage gangs of Islamic State organization in the Êzîdî town in South (Başur) Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in Iraq. The march by youths […]

     
  • KNK: The Turkish Military Carries out a New Kurdish Massacre

    KNK: The Turkish Military Carries out a New Kurdish Massacre

    KURDISTAN 1 August 2015 14:58:50 no comments

    The Turkish Government’s Crimes against Humanity Continue Turkish military jets have continued to bomb in Qandil (Iraqi Kurdistan) and surrounding villages in the past 24 hours. In the early hours of 1st of August, between 4-5 am local time, Turkish jets bombed Qandil and Kurdish civilians again. In the last […]

     
  • HPG requires an explanation from KDP about the Gabara Village Case

    HPG requires an explanation from KDP about the Gabara Village Case

    KURDISTAN 19 July 2015 19:23:06 no comments

    Three HPG (People’s Defence Force) guerrillas were martyred in Şengal (Sinjar). The HPG have asked the KDP (Kurdistan Democratic Party) for an explanation surrounding the circumstances of this tragedy. HPG commander of Şengal wrote, in an announcement dated 12 July, that three Guerrilla were martyred in what seemed to an event surrounded […]

     
  • Amnesty International: Saman Naseem is alive

    Amnesty International: Saman Naseem is alive

    NEWS 14 July 2015 13:02:31 no comments

    Iran: Whereabouts of juvenile offender on death row emerge five months after scheduled execution An Iranian juvenile offender whose fate and whereabouts had been unknown since he was due to be executed in February was able to call his relatives from prison over the weekend, ending five months of unbearable […]

     
  • Intelligence Office arrested a young Kurdish man in Ciwanro

    Intelligence Office arrested a young Kurdish man in Ciwanro

    KURDISTAN 8 July 2015 22:10:13 no comments

    ROJHELAT, CIWANRO ─ A young man from Ciwanro in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) was arrested and taken to an unknown location by agents of the regime. A local source informed Firat News Agency that 26-year-old Yasir Nûrî, on 6 July, had been arrested by agents of the regime’s Ministry of Intelligence. […]

     
  • A Kurdish Activist from Mehabad was sentenced to two years in prison

    A Kurdish Activist from Mehabad was sentenced to two years in prison

    KURDISTAN 7 July 2015 21:41:41 no comments

    ROJHELAT, MAHABAD ─ Kurdish activist, Faiq Çîre, was summoned by the Intelligence Office in Mahabad, and he sentenced to two years in jail. Faiq Çîre, on the 18th of May, was newly charged with both propaganda against the regime and “disturbing public opinion” by the Mahabad Revolutionary Court. According to […]

     
  • KHRN: Injured Kurdish student protester dies from critical wounds

    KHRN: Injured Kurdish student protester dies from critical wounds

    KURDISTAN 4 July 2015 13:02:01 no comments

    A Kurdish student injured by Iranian security forces during protests in Mahabad has died from critical wounds at Imam Khomeini hospital in the city of Orumiyeh. Akam Talaj, 19, was shot and injured on May 17 amid widespread protests in the city of Mahabad following the suspicious death of a […]

     
  • Permanent Link to Report by KHRN on Mansour Arvand, a Kurdish political prisoner hanged in Iran

    Permanent Link to Report by KHRN on Mansour Arvand, a Kurdish political prisoner hanged in Iran

    KURDISTAN 21 June 2015 19:01:13 no comments

    Kurdish political prisoner Mansour Arvand was hanged in Miandoab (Miyanduaw) prison on 27 May. Intelligence and judiciary officials were present at the scene of his execution. However, his family members and lawyer were not informed of the date and time of his execution. “Mansour’s sentence was carried out strangely”, a […]

     
  • An Iranian Revolutionary Guard corps colonel was killed in Serdeşt

    An Iranian Revolutionary Guard corps colonel was killed in Serdeşt

    NEWS 16 June 2015 13:55:32 no comments

    Following the recent operations against PJAK in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan), a Revolutionary Guard corps colonel was killed in Serdeşt. Some close sources to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard corps revealed that during an armed clash with PJAK’s Gerrilla an Iranian Revolutionary Guards colonel was killed in Sardasht. This fight occurred after […]

     
  • KHRN: Kurdish political prisoner in “critical condition” while on hunger strike in solitary confinement

    KHRN: Kurdish political prisoner in “critical condition” while on hunger strike in solitary confinement

    NEWS 15 June 2015 13:01:09 no comments

    Kurdish political prisoner Alireza Rasouli held in Mehabad prison has gone on hunger strike since 30 May and refused both water and food since June 11 in his solitary confinement cell, where his worrisome health could get even worse given that the authorities keep ignoring his demands. His family members […]

     
  • The Guerrillas of YRK carried out operations in Hewraman‎

    The Guerrillas of YRK carried out operations in Hewraman‎

    NEWS 14 June 2015 11:29:47 no comments

    The Iranian regime with creation of a water dam in Hewraman‎, wants to put the nature in the area under water. The East Kurdistan Defense Units (YRK), warned Iranian regime that if they continue to build the water dam, they will explode the bridge close to the project. According to ROJ […]

     
  • PJAK’s speech in conference on the crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds

    PJAK’s speech in conference on the crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 11 June 2015 19:34:22 no comments

      While we hold this conference, in the Middle East the political process trend involved in World War III has increased. Now both crises and opportunities to escape show their faces more than ever. New Middle East as a result of various social-political forces conflicts goes to a new form. […]

     
  • Final Resolution: Conference on the Crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds in the European Parliament

    Final Resolution: Conference on the Crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds in the European Parliament

    NEWS 11 June 2015 12:14:07 no comments

    With the organisation of the Kurdish friendship group in the European Parliament, the KNK and the Eastern Kurdistan Commission on Thursday 4 June 2015 an international conference was held titled: “Crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds”. Many of European Kurdish friends and supporters, representatives of Kurdish political […]

     
  • 8 Iranian Sepah soliders killed in a clash with YRK in Serdeşt

    8 Iranian Sepah soliders killed in a clash with YRK in Serdeşt

    KURDISTAN 2 June 2015 14:04:58 no comments

    The East Kurdistan Defense Units (YRK) information centre informed Firat News Agency about a clash in Serdeşt between YRK guerrillas and Iranian Sepah forces which occurred on Monday 1st of June. According to YRK’s source, there was a clash between YRK guerrillas, and Iranian Sepah forces in the village of […]