Archive for category: NEWS

  • The rise of executions in Iran

    The rise of executions in Iran

    NEWS 24 August 2016 09:13:23 no comments

      This summer, the new wave of executions has been severe and continuing evidence of the crimes of the Iranian regime. The execution of Sunni prisoners to the execution of Shahram Amiri (a nuclear scientist who disappeared from Iran during 2009–2010 under disputed circumstances, and was subsequently executed by Iran in […]

     
  • Support for Öcalan’s freedom and autonomy at 16th World Social Forum

    Support for Öcalan’s freedom and autonomy at 16th World Social Forum

    NEWS 19 August 2016 19:03:19 no comments

    The 16th World Social Forum was held in Montreal, Canada this year. Europe Kurdish Women’s Movement, Rojava Free Women’s Foundation, Montreal Kurdish Women’s Assembly, HDP MPs Selma Irmak and Hişyar Özsoy and NGOs attended the forum. In seminars held in the forum for a week, topics such as the Kurdish […]

     
  • KJAR’s statement on 15 August’s anniversary

    KJAR’s statement on 15 August’s anniversary

    NEWS 15 August 2016 22:25:00 no comments

    The road to freedom that our leader, Abdullah Öcalan, and our martyrs gifted us was like a resurrection to us, 32 grueling years has now passed. The difficulties of these 32 years but with the color of hope, a future of freedom harboring in his arms. Our people even to […]

     
  • ROJ NEWS reporter murdered in Duhok

    ROJ NEWS reporter murdered in Duhok

    NEWS 13 August 2016 21:42:18 no comments

    The body of Wedad Hisên Elî, who had been kidnapped in Duhok’s Malta neighborhood this morning, was found in the district of Sêmêlê. According to ROJ NEWS, Hisên Elî’s body was found on the Sêmêlê road today around 12:30. Wedad Hisên Elî had begun working for ROJ NEWS recently. ROJ NEWS: Our reporter had […]

     
  • TEV-DEM condemns executions in Iran

    TEV-DEM condemns executions in Iran

    NEWS 10 August 2016 11:06:52 no comments

    ANHA ─ The Executive Body of the Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) condemned the mass executions committed by the Iranian authorities against 21 Kurdish politicians, calling the UN to move immediately to stop the imminent implementation of convictions against some Iranian democratic activists including Kurds. The Executive Body of the Democratic […]

     
  • Kurdish political prisoner Mohammad Abdullahi executed in Iran

    Kurdish political prisoner Mohammad Abdullahi executed in Iran

    NEWS 9 August 2016 21:31:21 no comments

    According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network, Iranian regime executed Kurdish political prisoner Mohammad Abdullahi and five other prisoners charged with drug traffic after transferring them to cells in Ûrmiye prison Tuesday morning. The names of the five prisoners are reported to be Kamuran Pûrreft (Pîranşar), Tewhîd Pûrmehdî (Ûrmiye), Emîr Ezîzî, Cehangîr […]

     
  • Iran’s security forces prevent bike riding for women in Merîwan

    Iran’s security forces prevent bike riding for women in Merîwan

    WOMEN 7 August 2016 12:20:52 no comments

    KHRN ─ Locals in the Kurdish city of Merîwan have protested how the Iranian security forces tried to prevent women from participating in a weekly public environmental awareness activity. Riding bicycles as an environmental awareness campaign usually takes place on Thursdays across Iran. Women and men of all ages together begun to […]

     
  • Amnesty International: Hanging of teenager in Iran shows authorities’ brazen disregard for international law

    Amnesty International: Hanging of teenager in Iran shows authorities’ brazen disregard for international law

    NEWS 3 August 2016 19:30:27 no comments

    Amnesty International has revealed that a teenager was executed in Iran after being convicted of the rape of another boy, the first confirmed execution of a juvenile offender in the country this year. The organization, which has been carrying out extensive research into the situation of juvenile offenders on death row […]

     
  • HRANA: A Number of Demonstrators Arrested in Tabriz

    HRANA: A Number of Demonstrators Arrested in Tabriz

    NEWS 2 August 2016 06:27:48 no comments

    HRANA ─ Following the gathering of a group of citizens of Tabriz in protest to the published article in the “Tarhe No” newspaper, a number of protesters were arrested and transferred to an unknown location. Reports indicate the widespread presence of troops and anti-riot vehicles in the city. According to […]

     
  • Mass letter campaign to the CPT and Amnesty International for Abdullah Öcalan

    Mass letter campaign to the CPT and Amnesty International for Abdullah Öcalan

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 24 July 2016 10:39:28 no comments

    Following the coup attempt of July 15 in Turkey, the Kurds are worried about the conditions Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan imprisoned in Imrali island is under and demand he be allowed to see his family and lawyers at once. For this, a series of campaigns have been launched by […]

     
  • 2 Kolbers killed and 3 others were severely injured by the border patrol forces

    2 Kolbers killed and 3 others were severely injured by the border patrol forces

    KURDISTAN 22 July 2016 15:06:39 no comments

    HRANA ─ Two Kolbers with the names of Burhan Elem Hulu and Mostafa Mehrpur were killed by border patrol in Chaldoran border and three others were severely injured. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), 5 Kolbers and residents of Showt village were injured or killed […]

     
  • Conflicts among people of Bêwran and Iranian security forces

    Conflicts among people of Bêwran and Iranian security forces

    KURDISTAN 18 July 2016 10:38:51 no comments

    According to Firat News Agency, on Saturday morning 26 July, a group of Kolbers 1, in Berde Panî of Serdeşt trapped in ambuscade of Iranian security forces. Security forces opened fire on Kolbers and seized goods and equipment of Kolbers. In contrast, people of Bêwran (a village of Serdeşt) attacked […]

     
  • KCK: Portraying Erdoğan and AKP as democratic is even more dangerous than the coup attempt itself

    KCK: Portraying Erdoğan and AKP as democratic is even more dangerous than the coup attempt itself

    NEWS 16 July 2016 12:21:45 no comments

    KCK Executive Council Co-Presidency released a statement about the coup attempt in Turkey. The statement said: “There has been a coup attempt by persons whose identity and purpose is yet not clear. It grabs attention that this attempt comes at a time when Tayyip Erdoğan will reportedly assign generals close […]

     
  • Two comrades in Botan resistance: Axîn and Zeryan

    Two comrades in Botan resistance: Axîn and Zeryan

    WOMEN 12 July 2016 11:45:40 no comments

    JINHA, AMED ─ Two women, who promised each other that they would never leave alone each other in every area of life on the lands they were born, fought until the last moment in order to fulfill their promise. Axîn and Zeryan met in Botan region last time. They wrote their names […]

     
  • Counter-guerilla network of MIT and KDP exposed in Başûr

    Counter-guerilla network of MIT and KDP exposed in Başûr

    NEWS 11 July 2016 14:17:07 no comments

    According to Kurdistan Strategic Research Center website LEKOLIN.ORG , the ID and location information of 9 counter-guerilla gang units working for the Turkish Intelligence Agency (MIT) and Parastin (KDP’S intelligence agency) in Duhok, Hewlêr and Sulaymaniyah have been exposed.   NETWORK OF MIT AND PARASTIN AFFILIATED COUNTER-GUERILLA GANGS News of […]

     
  • Women harvested the first products of the project natural farming

    Women harvested the first products of the project natural farming

    ENVIRONMENT, WOMEN 8 July 2016 09:11:06 no comments

    JINHA, MÊRDÎN – Women harvested the first products of the project natural farming, they sell the products by taking them to market dominated by men with purple handcarts as second step. Nuda Women’s Center members, who carry out their works within Qoser Municipality, harvested the first products of natural farming […]

     
  • Striking partnership in South Kurdistan between MIT and Parastin

    Striking partnership in South Kurdistan between MIT and Parastin

    NEWS 8 July 2016 08:41:19 no comments

    Striking information on the arson of KDP (Kurdistan Democratic Party) and Rudaw TV offices in Hewlêr came to light. People arrested by the PUK (Patriotic Union of Kurdistan) affiliated intelligence agency Zanyari confessed that they were tied to the KDP, and received special training on such attacks in the camps […]

     
  • Ecology Movement calls for an international delegation on forest fires

    Ecology Movement calls for an international delegation on forest fires

    ENVIRONMENT 7 July 2016 23:09:07 no comments

    The statement recalled that forests are burning again in several provinces of Bakur (North Kurdistan) since June 2016, noting that these forest fires are occurring in areas where governors have declared no-go zones for the population and military operations are conducted. The Ecology Movement called on all activists and organizations […]

     
  • HDK-Europe launches petition against the EU and Turkey deal

    HDK-Europe launches petition against the EU and Turkey deal

    NEWS 6 July 2016 22:52:07 no comments

    HDK-Europe (HDK: Peoples’ Democratic Congress; in Turkish: Halklarin Demokratic Kongresi) has launched a petition against the deals between the EU and Turkey, primarily the immigration deal, with a press conference held in Germany’s capital Berlin. Activists have gathered in the ‘Haus der Demokratie und Menschenrechte’ for the campaign with the slogan […]

     
  • No food for prisoners who don’t fast in Evin Prison

    No food for prisoners who don’t fast in Evin Prison

    NEWS 5 July 2016 11:20:53 no comments

    HRANA NEWS AGENCY ─ During Ramadan in different wards of Evin Prison, the stores were closed and two meals Suhur1 and Iftar2, at a distance of more than seventeen hours, are served for prisoners. This method has created a lot of problems for non-Muslim prisoners, non-religious and the ill prisoners. Imposing restriction […]