Archive for category: NEWS

  • Sine prison: Hebibulla Letifi on death row

    Sine prison: Hebibulla Letifi on death row

    NEWS 16 April 2014 10:10:11 no comments

    Kurdish political prisoner Hebibulla Letifi is still threatened with death row at central prison in Sine (Sanandaj). 27 year old Hebibulla Letifi, engineering student at the University of Ilam has been in Sine prison since 2007 after being accused of aiding PJAK (Free Life Party of Kurdistan). A revolutionary court […]

     
  • Abdullah Öcalan nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

    Abdullah Öcalan nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

    NEWS, Peace Process 15 April 2014 16:29:23 no comments

    Heval Kwestani, a member of the Kurdistan Regional Parliament for the Gorran (change) movement, has nominated Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Kwestani’s application has been accepted by the Nobel Committee. The Member of Parliament for Sulaymaniyah said that “Ocalan’s 2013 Newroz message emphasised peace and […]

     
  • Workers protest working conditions in Rojhelat

    Workers protest working conditions in Rojhelat

    NEWS 14 April 2014 13:44:21 no comments

    ANF, SINE — Workers in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) city of Sine (Sanandaj) and in other Iranian cities have gone on to the streets to demand their unpaid wages. On Sunday April 6 Zagros metal workers in the city blocked a major street in anger at bad working conditions. The workers resisted […]

     
  • Mothers of Peace in Rojhelat planted trees in celebration of Öcalan’s birthday

    Mothers of Peace in Rojhelat planted trees in celebration of Öcalan’s birthday

    WOMEN 12 April 2014 13:33:23 no comments

    Groups of Kurds planted trees on the 4th of April in correspondence of a large civic movement. In Sine (Sanandaj), a numbers of ‘Mothers of Peace’ planted trees on the occasion of Abdullah Öcalan’s birthday. According to reports, civilians continued their self-organized activities despite repression and pressures from the Iranian […]

     
  • Military dilemma for Kurdish youth in Rojhelat and Iran

    Military dilemma for Kurdish youth in Rojhelat and Iran

    YOUTH 11 April 2014 12:22:19 no comments

    Kurdish youth hanged himself for not joining army A Kurdish youth hung himself in Meriwan in order to not join the Iranian army. According to Firat News Agency (ANF), a Kurdish youth named Ebdullah Wahidi hung himself in the Filqus mountain in Meriwan. It is said that the 19 year old […]

     
  • Prison officials of Kirmaşan were insulting Zeyneb Celaliyan

    Prison officials of Kirmaşan were insulting Zeyneb Celaliyan

    WOMEN 10 April 2014 17:40:21 no comments

    According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), officials from the Kirmaşan (Kermanshah) women prison have transferred the Kurdish political prisoner Zeyneb Celaliyan to the prison infirmary to treat her eye disease while she still was in handcuffs and shackles and treated in humiliating manners. Six months ago […]

     
  • KNK: Release all critically ill prisoners in Turkey

    KNK: Release all critically ill prisoners in Turkey

    NEWS 10 April 2014 16:59:50 no comments

    The KNK has sent an open letter to Prime Minister Erdogan and Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ calling for the release of hundreds of critically ill prisoners who are languishing in Turkish jails without proper medical attention. As the letter explains, despite recent changes to the law that would allow for […]

     
  • Role of the Counter-Guerrilla in the struggle for freedom in Rojhelat

    Role of the Counter-Guerrilla in the struggle for freedom in Rojhelat

    KURDISTAN 9 April 2014 10:12:35 no comments

    Counter-Guerrilla is a force used by the devious Iranian regime to eliminate the fight and hope for freedom that the struggle of the Kurdish Guerrilla is giving the Kurdish population in Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan). Counter-Guerrilla are groups that are hired by the Iranian military force, which cloth themselves as the actual Guerrilla (Freedom Fighters) […]

     
  • The Newroz massage of Emine Qadiri, Zanyar Muradi’s mother

    The Newroz massage of Emine Qadiri, Zanyar Muradi’s mother

    KURDISTAN 8 April 2014 13:50:55 no comments

    I congratulate the Kurdish New Year 2714 (Newroz) to dear people, political prisoners and their families, human rights activists, human rights organizations and all freedom fighters. I would like to express my thanks and to the mothers of political prisoners to all those who have tried in the last year […]

     
  • The Iranian Islamic Regime’s ideology legitimizes double oppression against sizeable non-persian nations

    The Iranian Islamic Regime’s ideology legitimizes double oppression against sizeable non-persian nations

    NEWS 7 April 2014 17:43:36 no comments

    Iranian regime’s political ideology: Since the Islamic Republic regime rise to power, the Iranian regime’s political ideology relies on two ominous factors; Persian nationalism and Shiite sectarianism. These two factors shape Iran domestic and foreign strategies; firstly, how to tackle its internal challenges from the mounting ethnic mobilization among five […]

     
  • Threating prisoners and seizing their belongings in Urmiye prison

    Threating prisoners and seizing their belongings in Urmiye prison

    NEWS 7 April 2014 09:47:55 no comments

    Prison guards of the central prison in Urmiye, are attempting to section 12 of the prisoners, while inspecting all the personal belongings of the prisoner. According to reports from Human Rights Activists from Iran, special prison guards that were 40, after inspecting all the prisoners, sent them all outside the […]

     
  • Political prisoners on hunger strike in Iran’s detentions

    Political prisoners on hunger strike in Iran’s detentions

    NEWS 6 April 2014 12:31:40 no comments

    News coming from Irans’ prisons, political prisoners have been on a hunger strike to support the demands of their cellmates and Iranian regime uses them in solitary confinement to prevent the spread of discontent prisoners to other parts of the prison. Mihemed Emin Abdullahi, Kurdish political prison has attempted a […]

     
  • PJAK has announced its overall readiness to support Kurdish nation in Rojava

    PJAK has announced its overall readiness to support Kurdish nation in Rojava

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 3 April 2014 14:29:59 no comments

    From the earliest days of Syrian conflicts, our nation in Rojava has chosen the third approach in pursuing their political, legal and social rights. Kurdish approach to the current devastating conflict in Syria posses’ foundation political and ideological solution to the conflict. The official declaration of democratic self-management system in […]

     
  • Interrogations of Kurdish citizens across Iran by Iranian Intelligence Security Office

    Interrogations of Kurdish citizens across Iran by Iranian Intelligence Security Office

    KURDISTAN 1 April 2014 13:17:23 no comments

    Coinciding with the 67th anniversary of the death of Qazi Mihemed leader of the Kurdistan Republic and his followers, March 31 1947 in Mehabad, the Islamic regime of Iran has increased pressure on civil and political activists and on the Kurdish population as a whole. Despite the governments promises given […]

     
  • Amnesty International: Death sentences and executions in 2013

    Amnesty International: Death sentences and executions in 2013

    NEWS 30 March 2014 16:36:04 no comments

    Iranian soldiers watch a man being hanged in Shiraz, south of Tehran © AFP/Getty Images Amnesty International’s 2013 report on judicial use of the death penalty covers a period of January to December 2013. Amnesty records figures on the use of the death penalty based on the best available information. […]

     
  • 2 Kurdish citizens are summoned to the intelligence office

    2 Kurdish citizens are summoned to the intelligence office

    KURDISTAN 28 March 2014 18:19:15 no comments

    HRANA — Seyed Welayet Huseyni and Kawus Abdollah Zade, two Kurdish inhabitants of Selmas (Salmas) were summoned to intelligence service office and threatened. According to the report of HRANA reporters, Seyed Welayet Huseyni, the Kurdish inhabitant of Ashnak village and Kawus Abdollah Zade, son of Abdollah, the Kurdish inhabitant of […]

     
  • Imminent execution of two Ahwazi Arab political prisoners

    Imminent execution of two Ahwazi Arab political prisoners

    NEWS 25 March 2014 13:14:00 no comments

    — By Rahim Hamid Urgent news: Concern is growing over the fate of two Ahwazi Arab death row prisoners by the name of Ali Chibashat and Yasin Mousavi who were transferred from Dezful Prison to an undisclosed location and there is real fear of their imminent execution. The two prisoners […]

     
  • Happy Newroz from the FARC-EP Peace Delegation in Havana

    Happy Newroz from the FARC-EP Peace Delegation in Havana

    NEWS 21 March 2014 12:31:48 no comments

    The peace delegation of Colombian guerrillas, the FARC-EP currently in Havana when negotiations with the Colombian government are taking place, has sent a message to the Kurdish people celebrating Newroz. The peace negotiations in Havana have been going on for over a year now in the Cuban capital. Progress is […]

     
  • In Payame Noor University in Meriwan a memorial was held in memory of Helebce

    In Payame Noor University in Meriwan a memorial was held in memory of Helebce

    YOUTH 20 March 2014 11:28:35 no comments

    Every other year students of Payame Noor University (PNU) in Mariwan held a memorial in memory of the gas attacks on Helebce (Halabja) according to Firat News Agency. On the 13th of March a morning seminar was held on behalf of the memory of Helebce in the University. The seminar […]

     
  • Young Kolber Was Shot Died by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards

    Young Kolber Was Shot Died by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards

    NEWS 19 March 2014 10:54:00 no comments

    A 29 year old Kurdish Kolber Omer Kerimi from the village of Dezli in Meriwan city was shot died by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRG) on 16th of March 2014. Kerimi was married a year ago and he is one of the thousands Kurdish Kolbers whom have beem massacred by the IRG […]