Archive for category: NEWS

  • Swedish Migration Court has decided to return Kurdish journalist to Iran

    Swedish Migration Court has decided to return Kurdish journalist to Iran

    NEWS 29 September 2016 10:24:56 no comments

    Swedish Migration Court has decided that Kurdish journalist Kamran Mirzaian will be deported to Iran. Mirzaian fears for his life if he is forced to return. “I will be executed or tortured to death.” said Kamran Mirzaian. The Kurdish journalist and activist Kamran Mirzaian came to Sweden in 2014. In Iran, he […]

     
  • Documentary on YPJ who rewrote the history of women: ANF

    Documentary on YPJ who rewrote the history of women: ANF

    VIDEO, WOMEN 27 September 2016 09:29:01 no comments

    With the Rojava revolution, the Kurdish women organized themselves in the self defense area as well as social, diplomatic and economic spheres. Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) was developed in the Rojava revolution, became an effective force in all three cantons and answered the attacks from the outside as the authentic […]

     
  • Iran’s military operations in the border region between Rojhelat and Bakur

    Iran’s military operations in the border region between Rojhelat and Bakur

    NEWS 25 September 2016 22:26:08 no comments

    Iranian military forces on the border between Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan) and Bakur (northern Kurdistan) began military activities. According to local sources Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC; Sepahe Pasdaran) in borders between Rojhelat and Şemslî village located in Colemêrg province of Bakur started military operations widely. On other hand the Counter-Guerrilla […]

     
  • Women of Rojhelat have been provoked by the misogynist words of PDKI peshmargas

    Women of Rojhelat have been provoked by the misogynist words of PDKI peshmargas

    WOMEN 22 September 2016 12:07:50 no comments

    A group of women from Rojhelat in a statement strongly condemned the irreverent and complex words of Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) peshmargas regarding female guerrillas and requested women of other political parties of Rojhelat to take stance. In their statement they criticized the initial nationalist thoughts of classic movements […]

     
  • Abdullah Öcalan: The issue will be resolved in 6 months if the state wants

    Abdullah Öcalan: The issue will be resolved in 6 months if the state wants

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS, Peace Process 12 September 2016 09:53:11 no comments

    Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan, barred from meeting with his lawyers since July 2011, and his family since April 2015, met with his brother Mehmet Öcalan yesterday. Mehmet Öcalan came to DBP Amed headquarters and got together with the Amed Hunger Strike Activists. The activists arrived in the Vedat Aydın […]

     
  • 37th anniversary of the Gharna massacre

    37th anniversary of the Gharna massacre

    NEWS 4 September 2016 22:00:15 no comments

    August 19, 1979 was the day that Khomeini announced Jihad against Kurdish people in Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan). Two weeks later on 2nd September 1979 the village of Qarna (Gharna) 5km from Nexede (Naghada) experienced a genocide which will never be forgotten in the history. August 19, 1979 when Kurdish people […]

     
  • Urgent Call for Kobane: The Turkish military is attacking Kurdish civilians in Kobane

    Urgent Call for Kobane: The Turkish military is attacking Kurdish civilians in Kobane

    NEWS, VIDEO 3 September 2016 10:19:47 no comments

    The civilians in Kobane started a peaceful protest on the Turkey-Kobane border on the 24th of August when Turkey started to build a cement wall and commenced the invasion of Jerablus in north Syria. Today at 9:30 am local time, when the people again returned to the border to continue […]

     
  • KNK: Turkish state enmity to the Kurds continues

    KNK: Turkish state enmity to the Kurds continues

    NEWS 28 August 2016 09:14:37 no comments

    The purpose of the Turkish states’ intervention in Syria is not to attack ISIS, but to destroy the gains made by the Kurds and other groups, in order to further destabilize Syria. On 24 August 2016, the Turkish state occupied the city of Jarablus, North Syria under the pretense of […]

     
  • 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 […]