Archive for category: NEWS

  • Unrest in Iran and Rojhelat over the Kobani resistance

    Unrest in Iran and Rojhelat over the Kobani resistance

    KURDISTAN 16 October 2014 15:57:13 no comments

    In recent days, people of Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) stood up against ISIS (Islamic States of Iraq and Sham) terrorists who aim to capture the border city Kobanî in the last 31 days, but they were met with iron resistance by the YPG (People’s Protection Units) and YPJ (Women’s Protection Units) forces. With the […]

     
  • Extreme reaction from Rojhelat and Iran over Kobanî Condition

    Extreme reaction from Rojhelat and Iran over Kobanî Condition

    KURDISTAN 14 October 2014 12:25:59 no comments

    In response to terrorist crimes by ISIS in Kobanî and in contrast the apparent indifference of the international community to the genocide, people of Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) and Iran poured to the streets. To condemn the brutal attacks, Kurds showed its hatred and aversion of peace and silence those who […]

     
  • Zanyar Muradi: The world must know I am innocent

    Zanyar Muradi: The world must know I am innocent

    KURDISTAN 11 October 2014 12:51:56 no comments

    Zanyar Muradi’s letter, a prisoner sentenced to execution in Raja’i Shahr’s prison. Zanyar Muradi, 24 and sentenced to death wrote about his innocence in a letter: “I wish a day would come so that I could prove my innocence to everyone in a fair court”. I stared at the pictures […]

     
  • Zeyneb Celaliyan lost one of her eyes in Iranian regime’s prison

    Zeyneb Celaliyan lost one of her eyes in Iranian regime’s prison

    WOMEN 8 October 2014 14:45:26 no comments

    The situation of Kurdish political woman Zeyneb Celaliyan (Zeynab Jalalian) is getting worst in Iranian regime’s prison. In one of her letters that she sent it out Celaliyan reveals that she has completely lost eyesight of one of her eyes. In her letter she wrote: “As a 31 years old Kurdish woman, I […]

     
  • A 19 year old Kurdish Kolber was killed by the Iranian Border Guard troops

    A 19 year old Kurdish Kolber was killed by the Iranian Border Guard troops

    KURDISTAN 6 October 2014 16:26:56 no comments

    The Iranian Border Guard troops opened fire towards on few Kurdish Kolbers. Consequently, one of them, who was 19 year-old and named Pedram Mohammadi, was killed straight away at the scene. According to the Human Rights Activists’ report in Iran, the Iranian Border Guard troops were shooting at Kurdish group […]

     
  • ANF: 3 Iranian soldiers killed in clashes with HPG guerrillas

    ANF: 3 Iranian soldiers killed in clashes with HPG guerrillas

    KURDISTAN 1 October 2014 20:37:14 no comments

    People’s Defence Forces Press Centre (HPG-BIM) reported in a statement issued on Wednesday that at least three Iranian soldiers were killed in clashes with HPG guerrillas on Tuesday. HPG-BIM stated that clashes broke out after Iranian soldiers carried out an operation with heavy weaponry in the the Kosile and Xoy […]

     
  • Concern of losing life of a Kurdish prisoner with a critical health condition

    Concern of losing life of a Kurdish prisoner with a critical health condition

    KURDISTAN 30 September 2014 15:25:25 no comments

    A Kurdish prisoner in Urmiye is at critical health condition with the possibility of losing his life. According to Newroz TV, a Kurdish political prisoner by the name of Reza Resuli detained in Urmiye’s prison is suffering from a poor health condition where the bones in his feet had turned black, […]

     
  • Unemployment, poverty and lack of funding forced elite to leave Îlam

    Unemployment, poverty and lack of funding forced elite to leave Îlam

    KURDISTAN 30 September 2014 14:52:00 no comments

    Despite struggling with many issues such as unemployment, Îlam has always faced population shortage. People of this city, including elites have migrated to other cities after disappointment in officials for not resolving the problems of the state. Îlam is one of the biggest yet most deprived cities in Kurdistan and […]

     
  • KODAR leaders speech over Kobani resistance

    KODAR leaders speech over Kobani resistance

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 29 September 2014 18:20:06 no comments

    Rêzan Cawîd, co-chair of Free and Democratic Society of Eastern Kurdistan (KODAR) in an interview with the Firat News Agency (ANF) highlights: “recent attacks of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Sham) in Kobani and Southern Kurdistan is attack to all Kurdish people, on return to the Kobani the criminal gangs […]

     
  • Rêzan Cawîd: Any Jihadi or Salafi movement, should not be allowed to be active in Rojhelat

    Rêzan Cawîd: Any Jihadi or Salafi movement, should not be allowed to be active in Rojhelat

    KURDISTAN 25 September 2014 14:31:41 no comments

    The head of Leadership of Free and Democratic Society of Eastern Kurdistan (KODAR) Rêzan Cawîd, demanded people in Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) to respond and take action against the Salafi and Jihadi movements. He said that our nations in Rojhelat must go to the streets and demonstrate to protest against ISIS and their […]

     
  • Öcalan calls for mass mobilisation against the war in Kurdistan

    Öcalan calls for mass mobilisation against the war in Kurdistan

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 24 September 2014 11:53:17 no comments

    Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan’s lawyer Mazlum Dinç has paid a visit to the Kurdish leader in İmralı prison on Monday. Speaking to the press after returning from the island prison, lawyer Mazlum Dinç said that the Kurdish leader has called on all Kurdish people to initiate mass mobilisation against the intensified […]

     
  • KODAR: Protecting Kobani is protection of Kurdistan’s achievements

    KODAR: Protecting Kobani is protection of Kurdistan’s achievements

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 23 September 2014 16:23:38 no comments

    After the brutal attack of ISIS terrorists and their hidden supporter forces on Shengal, nowadays once again they directed their attacks on Rojava (Western Kurdistan) and keep increasing the severity of attacks. As we pointed out earlier, attacks of these terrorists groups are not only limited to a part of […]

     
  • Apathy in education is the most significant reason on why Kurdish children are lagging behind

    Apathy in education is the most significant reason on why Kurdish children are lagging behind

    KURDISTAN 23 September 2014 15:20:16 no comments

    According to medical health deputy of Sine province, compared with other provinces in Iran, statistics show that Sine has the second highest illiteracy rate after Sistan and Baluchestan provinces. He stated that apathy towards education is among most important reasons in Kurdistan, however he did not point out why people lack […]

     
  • KNK: Stop the ISIS attacks on Kobanê, Stop the continuing arms supplies to ISIS from Turkey

    KNK: Stop the ISIS attacks on Kobanê, Stop the continuing arms supplies to ISIS from Turkey

    KURDISTAN 22 September 2014 09:52:02 no comments

    Solidarity with Western Kurdistan (Rojava) The Middle East continues to resemble a tinderbox. The barbaric organization ISIS increasingly terrorizes the entire region. Apart from attacks on Kurdish regions in Northern Iraq, where ISIS repeatedly massacres Kurds (especially Êzîdîs), Christians, and Turkmen -Mosul and Tikrit have already been captured-, ISIS has […]

     
  • Courses of Kurdish language ended in Meriwan

    Courses of Kurdish language ended in Meriwan

    KURDISTAN 21 September 2014 21:05:53 no comments

    Despite the refusal of the Iranian regime to study in Kurdish at schools, courses of Kurdish have been held in various cities in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan). This has caused many to encourage citizens to learn their native language. According to Firat News Agency, on the 16th of Tuesday, there was […]

     
  • UN: Iran fails to keep promise of greater freedom

    UN: Iran fails to keep promise of greater freedom

    NEWS 17 September 2014 11:19:26 no comments

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s vow to ensure greater freedom and improve human rights in his country has so far yielded little results, according to a new UN report obtained by Reuters on Friday. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s annual report to the General Assembly on human rights in Iran, obtained by Reuters on […]

     
  • The tsunami of repression and executions in Iran and Rojhelat

    The tsunami of repression and executions in Iran and Rojhelat

    NEWS 15 September 2014 19:02:40 no comments

    While reports shows the transfer of 22 prisoners to execution in Rajaei-Shahr prison but so far only confirmed the death of two prisoners (one female and one male) in the prison courtyard. The fate of other prisoners is not clear yet. HRANA News Agency reported. Badie Hossein Panahi the political Kurdish […]

     
  • A unit of YRK guerrillas was sent to Şengal

    A unit of YRK guerrillas was sent to Şengal

    NEWS 12 September 2014 21:34:41 no comments

    The guerrillas of YRK (East Kurdistan Defense Units) was dispatched a group of their troops to Şengal  (Sinjar) to protect the lives of thousands of Kurdish residents who are stranded in the city mountains. Many residents of Şengal have been caught yet in mountains surrounding the city. They say they are […]

     
  • More than 2000 Ezidi women have been kidnapped by ISIS

    More than 2000 Ezidi women have been kidnapped by ISIS

    WOMEN 7 September 2014 16:04:58 no comments

    More than two thousands Ezidi women have been kidnapped after the attack on Shengal (Sinjar) by the ISIS terrorists. On August 29th, Xeyri Bozani director-general of Ezidi affairs at the KRG ministry of religious affairs, in a press conference in the ministry of religious affairs said that the number of […]

     
  • Rojhelat people: Keep the campaign in support of Shengal

    Rojhelat people: Keep the campaign in support of Shengal

    NEWS 3 September 2014 10:41:35 no comments

    The Humanitarian aid campaign’s to support of Shengal (Sinjar) refugees has continued by the Rojhelat people. According to Firat News Agency (ANF) three days ago, Kurds in city of Islam Abad (Kirmashan functions) participate in the campaign to support of Shengal refugees which has been warmly welcomed. The wave of […]