Archive for category: NEWS

  • The anniversary of 22nd February 1999, Rojhelat

    The anniversary of 22nd February 1999, Rojhelat

    KURDISTAN 24 February 2017 13:49:15 no comments

    The anniversary of 22nd February 1999, Rojhelat uprise to condemn the intergovernmental conspiracy against Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan. After the cooperation of West countries and Turkish government against Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan on 15th February 1999 which led to capture Öcalan in Kenya, people around Kurdistan came to streets and […]

     
  • Youth in Rojhelat condemned the 15th February

    Youth in Rojhelat condemned the 15th February

    YOUTH 23 February 2017 13:04:54 no comments

    Youth in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) condemned the February 15, 1999 conspiracy against Kurdish leader, Abdullah Öcalan. SINE Youth in Sine (Located in Rojhelat) denounced 1999’s intergovernmental conspiracy by mean of handing out leaflets, installing posters on walls and waving placard on the city heights. In the 18th anniversary of intergovernmental […]

     
  • PJAK’s statement on the occasion of intergovernmental conspiracy of February 15

    PJAK’s statement on the occasion of intergovernmental conspiracy of February 15

    NEWS 19 February 2017 12:06:09 no comments

    Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK) in an official statement published on its website, while condemning the intergovernmental conspiracy against Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan, also they request a freedom for Öcalan, which well guaranteeing the free life and freedom of the people of our time. We as a PJAK, Free […]

     
  • Iraninan regime continues killing Kurdish Kolbers and traders; 2 Kolbers killed in Selmas

    Iraninan regime continues killing Kurdish Kolbers and traders; 2 Kolbers killed in Selmas

    KURDISTAN 14 February 2017 18:21:15 no comments

    Few days ago, Islamic Republic border guards targeted several Kurdish Kolbers and traders, due to that two Kolbers have been killed and one wounded. According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on Sunday, 12th February at 6 AM, some of Kurdish Kolbers and traders who were carrying wares on border […]

     
  • 15,000 people gather in Strasbourg to demand freedom for Öcalan

    15,000 people gather in Strasbourg to demand freedom for Öcalan

    NEWS 13 February 2017 12:14:35 no comments

    At least 15,000 people gathered in Strasbourg to demand the freedom of imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan on 11 February, 4 days before the 18th anniversary of his abduction. Protestors arrived from all corners of Europe, including Germany, Luxembourg, England and Belgium to demand that Turkey end the isolation imposed […]

     
  • KHRN: Iran authorities intimidate elderly Kurdish Kolber for role in BBC TV report

    KHRN: Iran authorities intimidate elderly Kurdish Kolber for role in BBC TV report

    KURDISTAN 9 February 2017 11:22:00 no comments

    The Iranian authorities have summoned and intimidated 70-year-old Kurdish Kolber worker Khezer Askarzadeh who just recently spoke to BBC Farsi journalists on the harsh working conditions of Kolber work in the border areas. The Intelligence Agency of Pîranşar called him to visit their branch and intelligence officers had met him […]

     
  • Kurdish Conference to be held in Moscow on February 15

    Kurdish Conference to be held in Moscow on February 15

    NEWS 8 February 2017 11:05:30 no comments

    The annual Kurdish Conference organized jointly by the Union of International Kurdish Social Institutions, Russia Kurds National and Cultural Federal Autonomy, and the KNK Moscow Representative Office in the Russian capital Moscow will be held with the title “The Third War of Sharing in the Middle East” on February 15 […]

     
  • KHRN: Iran court sentences Kurdish activist to three years in jail

    KHRN: Iran court sentences Kurdish activist to three years in jail

    NEWS 28 January 2017 18:25:33 no comments

    Branch 10 of Ûrmiye Court of Appeal has sentenced a Kurdish civil rights activist to three years in prison on charges of “acting against national security” for contacts with foreign media and human rights organizations. Armed forces of the Intelligence Office of Bokan arrested Kurdish civil rights activist Ismail Sanyar […]

     
  • ECHR President: Isolation of Öcalan is a violation of his right

    ECHR President: Isolation of Öcalan is a violation of his right

    NEWS 27 January 2017 14:21:32 no comments

    Following the annual press conference of the European Court of Human Rights, President Guido Raimondi answered a journalist’s question on the prevention of Kurdish Leader Abdullah Öcalan from meeting with his lawyers over the past 5 years. Raimondi pointed out that the isolation of Öcalan and prevention of his letter […]

     
  • Kurdish music group banned from performing at Kermansha festival: Reported KHRN

    Kurdish music group banned from performing at Kermansha festival: Reported KHRN

    ART & CULTURE 26 January 2017 14:16:21 no comments

    Kurdish music band ‘Dayrak Xatun’ has been banned from performing live at the ‘International Festival of Tribal Music’, which is held between 19 to 22 January in Kermansha. The band was scheduled to perform on 21 January, but the Iranian authorities have simply banned it. on the pretext of the […]

     
  • Commemorate of 71st anniversary of the Republic of Kurdistan

    Commemorate of 71st anniversary of the Republic of Kurdistan

    NEWS 24 January 2017 11:12:48 no comments

    Kurdish political parties and organisations commemorated the 71st anniversary of the Republic of Kurdistan across the Kurdish regions in the Middle East and Europe today. Declared in Mahabad in the Kurdish region of Iran -called Eastern Kurdistan by Kurds- on 22 January 1946, the republic was led by jurist Qazi […]

     
  • Yarsan and Democratic Nation project

    Yarsan and Democratic Nation project

    ART & CULTURE 21 January 2017 12:41:01 no comments

    A community of millions who follow the belief of Yari, their existence have been denied by the Iranian regime and the classic Kurdish movements, over the past few years they have been more active to achieve their national and cultural rights. The Yarsans (Yaris or Yarsans, people who follow Yari […]

     
  • Latest report by KHRN on Kurdish prisoners on hunger strike in Iran jails

    Latest report by KHRN on Kurdish prisoners on hunger strike in Iran jails

    NEWS 18 January 2017 13:25:14 no comments

    Kurdish political prisoner on hunger strike Saeed Shirzad was transferred to a prison infirmary and then to a hospital outside his prison following a sudden drop in his blood pressure on 12 January. Another Kurdish political prisoner, Foad Yousefi, detained in Rajaei Shahr prison (Karaj), is also on hunger strike. […]

     
  • Five Kolbers from Piranshar have wounded in an attack by Iranian border guards

    Five Kolbers from Piranshar have wounded in an attack by Iranian border guards

    KURDISTAN 13 January 2017 10:28:09 no comments

    According to local sources, on Monday 12 January evening, five Kolbers, from the Temerçîn village of Piranshar got wounded in an attack by Iranian border guards. Kolbers with the name Ismail Ibrahim Afshar, Jaffar Rahman, Behnam Şoreş Ahmad, Hamza Atashbarg, and Hasel Taha wounded and hospitalized in one of the […]

     
  • Ahwazi resistance target Iranian troops in Ahwaz

    Ahwazi resistance target Iranian troops in Ahwaz

    NEWS 12 January 2017 10:17:40 no comments

    Gunmen from the military wing of the Arab movement in Ahwaz in Iran targeted the main regional military base for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in the Ghizaniya region on Monday as senior IRGC officers met there to discuss the security details for the funeral of former president Akbar […]

     
  • UN expert warns: “Prisoners of conscience at risk of dying after prolonged hunger strike in Iran”

    UN expert warns: “Prisoners of conscience at risk of dying after prolonged hunger strike in Iran”

    NEWS 11 January 2017 15:57:16 no comments

    The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, Ms. Asma Jahangir, today raised alarm over the critical health situation of several prisoners of conscience on prolonged hunger strike in the country. In recent weeks, at least eight prisoners of conscience have been on life threatening hunger […]

     
  • KHRN report on situation of political prisoners on hunger strike in Iran

    KHRN report on situation of political prisoners on hunger strike in Iran

    NEWS 6 January 2017 12:52:59 no comments

    The situation of three political prisoners Saeed Shirzad, Hassan Rastegar and Kamal Hassan Ramazan on a hunger strike in various prisons in Iran All three political prisoners are on hunger strike in the prisons of Karaj, Ûrmiye Central Prison and Detention Center Ûrmiye. KHRN reported the situation of Hassan Rastegar […]

     
  • Arash Sadeghi’s health condition after 72 days of hunger strike

    Arash Sadeghi’s health condition after 72 days of hunger strike

    NEWS 5 January 2017 21:56:15 no comments

    Arash Sadeghi went on hunger strike for 72 days to protest the illegal imprisonment of his wife Golrokh Iraee. Due to the husband’s protest and continued hunger strike, Golrokh Iraee has finally been released from Evin prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), […]

     
  • Guerrillas: 2017 will be the year of Kurdish people’s freedom

    Guerrillas: 2017 will be the year of Kurdish people’s freedom

    NEWS 1 January 2017 12:54:21 no comments

    2016 witnessed a high level of resistance and struggle by the Kurdish people and the guerrillas of HPG (People’s Defense Forces) and YJA Star (Free Women’s Troops). Speaking to ANF, HPG and YJA Star guerrillas stated that the Turkish state has been defeated by the Kurdish people and Kurdish Freedom […]

     
  • PJAK: Our sympathy is with families of martyrs and KDP-Iran

    PJAK: Our sympathy is with families of martyrs and KDP-Iran

    KURDISTAN 24 December 2016 13:06:23 no comments

    The wave of violence and terror in the Middle East and particularly in Kurdistan, to suppress, to put pressure on the will of the people and their freedom in the region, especially the pressure is increased in all parts of Kurdistan. Wave of terror that engulfed the region, a danger […]