Archive for category: NEWS

  • Kurds to take to the streets to mark the anniversary of October 9

    Kurds to take to the streets to mark the anniversary of October 9

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 4 October 2017 12:06:18 no comments

    October 9, 2017 marks the 19th anniversary of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan’s forced departure from Syria. Kurdish people see this date as the start of the international plot against Öcalan and Kurds take to the streets every anniversary of the October 9 plot. The umbrella organization of Kurdish organizations in […]

     
  • Final declaration of Rojhelat workshop released

    Final declaration of Rojhelat workshop released

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 18 September 2017 14:16:47 no comments

    A two-day workshop, which was held in Stockholm, released its final declaration after discussions on Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan) and Kurdish national unity. The workshop is a part of series of workshops which are organized as a preparation for National Unity Conference. More than 150 representatives from political parties and NGOs […]

     
  • Kolbers targeted by the Turkish state this time

    Kolbers targeted by the Turkish state this time

    KURDISTAN 18 September 2017 14:06:53 no comments

      The kolbers who are frequently targeted by the Iranian regime have been targeted by the Turkish state this time. Turkish army attacked kolbers on the Rojhelat-Başûr border from Şemzînan. Two kolbers were wounded in the attack, one in serious condition. According to local sources, the Turkish army targeted kolbers […]

     
  • Zeynab Jalalian’s health suffers amid ongoing denial of medical treatment

    Zeynab Jalalian’s health suffers amid ongoing denial of medical treatment

    WOMEN 17 September 2017 13:25:50 no comments

      After nearly a decade behind bars, prisoner of conscience Zeynab Jalalian (Zeyneb Celaliyan) has developed intestinal problems, yet the authorities continue to deny her specialist treatment, her father told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “She is suffering from intestinal issues, but there is no specialist in […]

     
  • Şerîf Bacûr started a hunger strike and biking 660km to protest against violence

    Şerîf Bacûr started a hunger strike and biking 660km to protest against violence

    NEWS 15 September 2017 11:52:22 no comments

    The reports from East of Kurdistan (Rojhelat) stated that in the morning of September 11, 2017, Şerîf Bacûr (Sharif Bajoor), a civil and environmental activist started a hunger strike and riding bike from Merîwan (a town in Rojhelat) to Tehran (capital city of Iran). This civil activist has started his […]

     
  • NGO representatives in Mehabad called for a general strike in the city

    NGO representatives in Mehabad called for a general strike in the city

    KURDISTAN 12 September 2017 15:41:28 no comments

    NGO representatives in Mehabad called for a general strike in the city tomorrow in a written statement. The demonstrations that started after the murder of two kolbers in Rojhelat’s (Eastern Kurdistan) Bane city continue. NGO representatives in Mehabad issued a written statement and called for a general strike in the […]

     
  • Iranian regime mercenaries attacked people in demonstration in Mehabad

    Iranian regime mercenaries attacked people in demonstration in Mehabad

    KURDISTAN 11 September 2017 11:12:51 no comments

    Iranian regime mercenaries attacked a demonstration held at Çarçira Square in Rojhelat’s Mehabad city in solidarity with the people of Bane who took to the streets in protest at the increasingly ongoing killing of kolbers (border porters). Thousands took to the streets across Rojhelat during recent days in protest at […]

     
  • KNK organizes Rojhelat workshop in Stockholm

    KNK organizes Rojhelat workshop in Stockholm

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 10 September 2017 22:21:35 no comments

    The first workshop for the KNK-organized series of Kurdish National Unity Conference, the Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) workshop will be held in Stockholm on September 16-17. In the workshop held in Silêmanî, Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) had decided to hold workshops in 4 parts of Kurdistan and in Europe, efforts for […]

     
  • Protest in Sine in solidarity with Bane uprising

    Protest in Sine in solidarity with Bane uprising

    KURDISTAN 8 September 2017 21:46:53 no comments

    Following the protest of Sine citizens to the killing of Kurdish kolbers, there is a high security alert in Sine city due to the presence of numerous Riot Police. Moreover, the internet connection has been completely interrupted throughout the city since yesterday. The Iranian Riot police attacked Protestors who had […]

     
  • Kurdish cities in Iran militarised after demonstrations

    Kurdish cities in Iran militarised after demonstrations

    KURDISTAN 7 September 2017 23:20:03 no comments

    In the past days, following the strike and protest of Bane citizens to the killing of two Kurdish kolbers, there is high security alert in Bane city due to the presence of numerous anti-riot forces. Moreover, a number of political and civil activists have gone on a 3-day hunger strike […]

     
  • KHRN: A number of protestors wounded and arrested in Bane

    KHRN: A number of protestors wounded and arrested in Bane

    KURDISTAN 7 September 2017 22:57:14 no comments

    The Iranian Anti-Riot Forces attacked Protestors who had gathered around the governor’s office in Bane. During this attack, five Protestors have been injured and four others have been arrested so far. “Following a massive strike in Bane, hundreds of people gathered around the governor’s office while calling for dismissal of […]

     
  • Rising anger in Rojhelat against the Iranian regime

    Rising anger in Rojhelat against the Iranian regime

    KURDISTAN 7 September 2017 22:51:53 no comments

    Protest demonstrations continue for the fourth day across Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) following the killing of Kurdish kolbers Heyder Ferecî (21) and Qadir Behramî (41) by Iranian regime forces in Bane on September 4. As demonstrations continue in Bane and Sine, political activists in Kirmaşan have called for action for today, […]

     
  • Two Iranian forces killed in Bane

    Two Iranian forces killed in Bane

    NEWS 5 September 2017 22:33:29 no comments

    Mass protests today in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) cities followed the killing of two kolbers, Qadir Behrami (41) and Heyder Fereci (21) in Bane yesterday. Thousands gathered in front of Iranian government buildings and military garrisons in various cities in Rojhelat. (ANF reported) The East Kurdistan Democratic and Free Society (KODAR) […]

     
  • UPDATED: Kurds staged mass protests in Rojhelat cities after killing of two kolbers

    UPDATED: Kurds staged mass protests in Rojhelat cities after killing of two kolbers

    KURDISTAN, VIDEO 5 September 2017 21:45:52 no comments

    Kurds staged mass protests in Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) cities after killing of two Kurdish kolbers by Iranian soldiers in Bane yesterday. Kurdish residents of Bane, Merîwan and various Kurdish cities protested the killing of two Kurdish kolbers by Iranian soldiers in Bane. Soldiers in Iranian army garrison in Bane opened […]

     
  • Gulan Fehîm: Women have common problems, must have a common struggle as well

    Gulan Fehîm: Women have common problems, must have a common struggle as well

    WOMEN 30 August 2017 12:49:23 no comments

    Free Women Society of Eastern Kurdistan (KJAR) Executive Council Member Gulan Fehîm spoke to ANF about the problems women are dealing with in Iran and Eastern Kurdistan. Fehîm pointed out that the Iranian state is waging an ideological war against women and stressed that Iran deems any probable change in […]

     
  • Amnesty International launches campaign for Zeyneb Celaliyan

    Amnesty International launches campaign for Zeyneb Celaliyan

    FEATURED NEWS, WOMEN 29 August 2017 12:16:17 no comments

    Amnesty International launched a campaign demanding urgent medical care for Kurdish woman Zeynab Jalalian (in Kurdish: Zeyneb Celaliyan) who is serving a life sentence, is severely ill and requires specialized medical care outside prison. Iranian Kurdish woman Zeynab Jalalian, serving a life sentence, is severely ill and requires specialized medical […]

     
  • Rojhelat youth protest Öcalan’s isolation on Mount Damavand

    Rojhelat youth protest Öcalan’s isolation on Mount Damavand

    YOUTH 28 August 2017 12:12:08 no comments

    A group of youths from East Kurdistan climbed up Mount Damavand in Tehran, one of the highest mountains in Iran, and condemned the isolation imposed on Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan by the Turkish state. Unfurling images of Öcalan and flags of the Party for Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK), […]

     
  • KHRN: Kurdish juvenile Kolber was shot dead by Iranian border guards

    KHRN: Kurdish juvenile Kolber was shot dead by Iranian border guards

    KURDISTAN 24 August 2017 11:35:39 no comments

    Iranian border guards shot dead a Kurdish juvenile Kolber in Yarim Ghie Alia Village of Maku. On Monday, August 21, an 17-year-old Kurdish Kolber “Vahid Dolatkhah Jankanloo” was shot dead by Bazargan border guards in Yarimthe Yarim Ghie Alia Village of Maku while carrying several cartons of cigarettes. He was […]

     
  • The hunger strike of political prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison

    The hunger strike of political prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison

    NEWS 18 August 2017 11:40:49 no comments

    According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association (KMMK), a number of political prisoners have been arrested in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj in order to declare dissatisfaction with the physical and psychological violence of the agents inside the prison and, as a result of being transferred from […]

     
  • Maneuver of the IRGC led to a massive fire in Şaho mountains

    Maneuver of the IRGC led to a massive fire in Şaho mountains

    ENVIRONMENT 17 August 2017 11:13:35 no comments

    Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) bombarded a large area of Şaho mountain to oppose the Kurdish parties’ forces over the past few days. It took environmental activists and local people several days to put off the fire caused by bombardment as their efforts were blocked by the massive number of IRGC’s […]