Archive for category: NEWS

  • PJAK: Hassan Rouhani leads the Iranian regime toward militarism and fascism

    PJAK: Hassan Rouhani leads the Iranian regime toward militarism and fascism

    #UrmiyePrison, NEWS 17 December 2014 10:23:07 no comments

    The situation of the Kurdish political prison in Urmiye prison is deteriorating. Reports say that Alireza Raosuli spent around 40 days of his hunger strike and Iranian prison authorities are trying to break his resistance. From 20 Nov, 29 Kurdish political prisoners are on hanger strike and their main issue for striking […]

     
  • Report: 27th day of hunger strike by Kurdish political prisoners in Urmiye’s central prison

    Report: 27th day of hunger strike by Kurdish political prisoners in Urmiye’s central prison

    #UrmiyePrison, NEWS 16 December 2014 17:26:48 no comments

    On Thursday, 20th of November 2014, 27 Kurdish political prisoners in Urmiye’s central prison started a large scale hunger strike to condemn transfer of dangerous convicts to ward of political prisoners, as well as transfer of political prisoners to non-political wards and also to protest inhumane pressure by intelligence office inside […]

     
  • Latest update on condition of political prisoners in 24th day of hunger strike

    Latest update on condition of political prisoners in 24th day of hunger strike

    #UrmiyePrison, NEWS 13 December 2014 14:34:24 no comments

    The resistance of political prisoners in Urmiye’s central prison attracted attention of regional and global media outlet’s attention to the subject. On 24th day of resistance the inmates persist on continuing their hunger strike with great determination even though their health condition has aggravated. The hunger strike of political prisoners […]

     
  • KODAR calls for solidarity with hunger strike of Kurdish political prisoners

    KODAR calls for solidarity with hunger strike of Kurdish political prisoners

    #UrmiyePrison, NEWS 9 December 2014 22:21:06 no comments

    Since 20th November, 29 Kurdish Political Prisoners whose are mixed with clink of murders and drug dealers have started hunger strike. Free and Democratic Society of Eastern Kurdistan (KODAR) announced its support and solidarity with the hunger strikers. A quoted from supported announcement by KODAR states that: “It’s about 150 years […]

     
  • HRANA: Badi Hossein Panahi on hunger strike to support prisoners in Urmiye prison

    HRANA: Badi Hossein Panahi on hunger strike to support prisoners in Urmiye prison

    #UrmiyePrison, NEWS 7 December 2014 13:06:55 no comments

    HRANA News Agency — Badi Hossein Panahi has gone on hunger strike in support of political prisoners at the central prison of Urmiye prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Badi Hossein Panahi, political prisoners detained in Bandar Lengeh prison, began a hunger strike in support […]

     
  • Hunger strike of Kurdish political prisoners continues in the Urmiye prison

    Hunger strike of Kurdish political prisoners continues in the Urmiye prison

    #UrmiyePrison, NEWS 5 December 2014 15:06:32 no comments

    A hunger strike of the Kurdish political prisoners in the central prison in Urmiye, sentencing practices and oppressive rule of the prison regime entered the 16th day, instead of investigation and authorities requests, the strikers had been threatened with execution if the prisoners continued on their hunger strike. Today is the […]

     
  • Political prisoners on hunger strike in Urmiye central prison

    Political prisoners on hunger strike in Urmiye central prison

    #UrmiyePrison, NEWS 3 December 2014 11:49:07 no comments

    A Kurdish human rights activist announced on November 20 that 29 Kurdish political prisoners protest against transfer of criminal prisoners to the political prisoners’ ward and staged a hunger strike. The activist told International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that the prisoners will continue their hunger strike until their demand is […]

     
  • Clashes between HPG Guerrillas and Iranian pasdar forces

    Clashes between HPG Guerrillas and Iranian pasdar forces

    KURDISTAN 2 December 2014 15:03:58 no comments

    According to a statement by the Press Liaison Centre of the People’s Defense Forces (HPG), on 26 November, at 20:00, the Iranian pasdar forces have ambushes against HPG Guerrilla forces while crossing the Hasani Village (Urmiye functions). HPG Guerrilla forces spontaneously answered back as they became aware of the ambush. As a result, a short […]

     
  • Austrian MP, Peter Pilz: Lift the ban on the PKK

    Austrian MP, Peter Pilz: Lift the ban on the PKK

    NEWS 1 December 2014 14:49:47 no comments

    An Austrian Member of Parliament Peter Pilz has said in the meeting of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) that should PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) will be removed from the terrorist group. The MPs which are composed from the member states of NATO was held the sixtieth meeting in The Hague of […]

     
  • Iranian revolutionary guards continue to slaughter innocent civilians along Kurdistan’s borders

    Iranian revolutionary guards continue to slaughter innocent civilians along Kurdistan’s borders

    KURDISTAN 30 November 2014 12:44:20 no comments

    Recently a citizen from Xoy was shot brutally by Revolutionary Guards who are responsible for murder of thousands of unarmed innocent civilians. Recently a group of Kurdish Kolbers (tradesmen) were ambushed and shot by Iranian Revolutionary Guards, leading to murder of a citizen by the name ‘Mahmoud Wahabi Nia’ in the […]

     
  • Three Kurdish citizens were sentenced to 44 years in prison

    Three Kurdish citizens were sentenced to 44 years in prison

    NEWS 28 November 2014 12:27:11 no comments

    Islamic Revolutionary Court in Iran sentenced Kianoosh Rostami, Mohsen Khodabandelou, and Nemat Fathi to 44 years in prison, and the Court of Appeals confirmed the same decision. According to human rights activists in Iran, the court sentenced Kianoosh Rostami, and Mohsen Khodabandelou to 15 years of prison each on charge of […]

     
  • Refusal of imprimatur to two Kurdish writers by Ministry of Intelligence

    Refusal of imprimatur to two Kurdish writers by Ministry of Intelligence

    ART & CULTURE 28 November 2014 12:08:39 no comments

    Ministry of Intelligence in Sine and Kirmaşan (Kermanshah) refused to grant permission to two Kurdish author to print and publish their books. Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance authorities in Sine and Kirmaşan informed the printeries that they are not allowed to print writing of two Kurdish author Jalal Malak Sha and Ahmad […]

     
  • Women’s existence relies on their organization and unity

    Women’s existence relies on their organization and unity

    WOMEN 26 November 2014 16:50:32 no comments

    Experts of Jineology (women sciences) in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) issued a statement condemning the violence against women on the anniversary on the 25th of November, asked all Kurdish women to fight for their freedom. The statement condemns violence against women in Iran and groups such as ISIS terrorists. The statement […]

     
  • Iran must stop executions; calls UNGA

    Iran must stop executions; calls UNGA

    NEWS 24 November 2014 16:09:23 no comments

    The UN Human Rights Committee adopted on Tuesday a resolutions strongly condemning Iran’s human rights record. The non-binding measures now go to the full assembly for a vote expected next month. As to Iran’s rights record, 78 countries endorsed the resolution, 35 voted against while 69 abstained. The Canada-drafted resolution was […]

     
  • Iran has opened the largest gold mine of Middle East in Rojhelat amid deprivation of Kurds

    Iran has opened the largest gold mine of Middle East in Rojhelat amid deprivation of Kurds

    KURDISTAN 23 November 2014 10:12:25 no comments

    On 15th November 2014, Iranian government claimed it has inaugurates the Middle East’s largest gold mine located at 35Km east of Tikab city (Urmiye province). According to Hossein Qoli Qowanloo, the project executive of equipping ‘Zarshooran’ Mine, Iran’s capacity to produce gold with this gold plant increases to 5.5 tons per […]

     
  • Rojhelat Kolber’s are humiliated by Iranian regime

    Rojhelat Kolber’s are humiliated by Iranian regime

    KURDISTAN 22 November 2014 15:49:25 no comments

    The Kurdish Kolbers from Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) especially from Bane (Sine Province) are going to the border between South and East Kurdistan to provide their livelihood at Shabadin village (Sharbajer function). The reporter stated that most of the kolbers are porters who are currying Fabrics, light bulbs and cutlery. A […]

     
  • Heroines of Kobanê statues is the latest work of the famous sculptor by Hadi Ziaoddini

    Heroines of Kobanê statues is the latest work of the famous sculptor by Hadi Ziaoddini

    ART & CULTURE 21 November 2014 19:31:40 no comments

    The massive and historical resistance of Kobanê, which is leading by People’s Protection Units (YPG) and Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) freedom fighters, especially the liberation of women is admirable to the world. Now artists, writers, authors and intellectuals praise this resistance and follow the circumstances in Kobanê. Consequently, they have started to […]

     
  • Human rights violations in Iran in recent weeks

    Human rights violations in Iran in recent weeks

    NEWS 17 November 2014 15:31:05 no comments

    According to latest reports from Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRANA), Arash Sadeghi, Atena Daemi, Aso Rostami, Ali Nuri and Omid Alishenas, that during the past five civil rights activists in Tehran, they were arrested by Intelligence Office remains in solitary confinement 2-A units held in Evin prison in Tehran. On […]

     
  • KODAR committee congratulated Xawenkar ceremony

    KODAR committee congratulated Xawenkar ceremony

    KURDISTAN 13 November 2014 18:33:00 no comments

    Xawenkar (Khavankar) ceremony considerably regarded as the most popular Yarsan’s ceremony. The ceremony is known as “Marnow” or “Xawenkar” which in Kurdish language (The Cave of Now). The cave is located in Southern Kurdistan near Rojhelat border and Perdiwar palace. It is considerably important to notice that Xawenkar manifestation of the Lord. […]

     
  • More arrests in Rojhelat over Kobanê resistance

    More arrests in Rojhelat over Kobanê resistance

    KURDISTAN 7 November 2014 16:59:00 no comments

    The Iranian regime is continuing pressure on human rights activists in Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan). According to media reports, two Kurdish activists of Kobanê Campaign, Sohrab jalili and Jahanbakhsh Vakili were arrested by the Intelligence Office of Sine (Sanandaj) and transferred to an unknown location. Sohrab and Jahanbakhsh’s arrest follows that last Saturday […]