Archive for category: NEWS

  • More discrimination against minorities in Iran after Tehran attacks

    More discrimination against minorities in Iran after Tehran attacks

    NEWS 16 June 2017 12:30:39 no comments

    Last Wednesday,  7th of June, in two separate attacks to the Islamic Republic of Iran parliament and Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini assembly mausoleum, dozens of people were killed and wounded, which created a wave of security forces in Sunni areas of Iran. Soon after these attacks, the authorities of the Islamic […]

     
  • Azerbaijan – Kurdistan Special Edition Released by KODAR

    Azerbaijan – Kurdistan Special Edition Released by KODAR

    NEWS 15 June 2017 10:45:59 no comments

    Democratic Nation the official journal of KODAR, the East Kurdistan Democratic and Free Society, in the 5th edition writes about living as a community with the Azerbaijani people. In this edition of the journal, analyzes the issues of living as a community, the Kurds and Azeris in Iran and Rojhelat, […]

     
  • KHRN: Iranian Intelligence Agency Banned Publication of Kurdish Learning Book

    KHRN: Iranian Intelligence Agency Banned Publication of Kurdish Learning Book

    ART & CULTURE 12 June 2017 20:11:25 no comments

    Over the past few days, all versions of the Kurdish language instruction book, in Kurmanji, has been banned by the Intelligence Service in Xorasan (Khorasan Razavi province), despite having permission from the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. Elîreza Sêpahî Laîn, a Kurdish known journalists and authors of Xorasan in […]

     
  • Bokani kids invitation for the hunters to make peace with nature

    Bokani kids invitation for the hunters to make peace with nature

    ENVIRONMENT 6 June 2017 22:32:59 no comments

    Two kids from Bokan of Rojhelat on their birthday performed a ceremony containing the message of peace with nature. According to Firat News Agency, Romina 9 years old girl and Mahan 10 years old boy, from Bokan on their birthday, instead of doing usual traditions they went to a hunter […]

     
  • Clashes between Kurdish guerrillas and Iranian forces in Ûrmiye

    Clashes between Kurdish guerrillas and Iranian forces in Ûrmiye

    KURDISTAN 31 May 2017 11:24:12 no comments

    Media affiliated with the Iranian government reported: “On 27th of May clashes broke out between PJAK and Iranian forces in Ûrmiye which resulted in casualty of two Border Regiment troops were and injury of seven others. The bodies of those killed during the conflict were buried at Ûrmiye in a […]

     
  • YJA Star guerrilla form Rojhelat speaks of her break from the system in Iran

    YJA Star guerrilla form Rojhelat speaks of her break from the system in Iran

    REPORT / INTERVIEW, WOMEN 29 May 2017 19:19:54 no comments

    YJA Star guerrilla Nûda Karker from Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan), stated that in the PKK, which is a women’s movement at the same time, a wholly realized person with identity and will emerges and rebuilds life, aware of herself and knowing herself. Karker said she was very lucky to have been […]

     
  • Iranian regime forces kill another kolber at border

    Iranian regime forces kill another kolber at border

    KURDISTAN 28 May 2017 10:54:30 no comments

    Attack by Iranian regime forces left a kolber dead and two others wounded at Hewraman border. Iranian regime forces have once again attacked the kolbers, cross-border porters working for daily wage, at the border between Rojhilat (Eastern Kurdistan) and Başûr (Southern Kurdistan). Local sources told Firat News Agency, ANF, that […]

     
  • KHRN: The Death Sentence of a Rojava Kurdish Political Prisoner in Ûrmiye Prison Finalised

    KHRN: The Death Sentence of a Rojava Kurdish Political Prisoner in Ûrmiye Prison Finalised

    KURDISTAN 26 May 2017 12:18:45 no comments

    An informed source told Human Rights Network Kurdistan (KHRN) that Kamal Hassan Ramazan, political prisoner form Rojava, has been officially notified the definitive implementation of his death sentences in absentia, in the prison, by Branch 3 of the Revolutionary Court in Ûrmiye on 20 May 2017. According to the source, […]

     
  • A conference on despotism and violence against women in Rojhelat and Iran

    A conference on despotism and violence against women in Rojhelat and Iran

    FEATURED NEWS, WOMEN 25 May 2017 11:59:10 no comments

    A conference on despotism and violence against women in eastern Kurdistan (Rojhelat) and Iran was held in Stockholm, Sweden, by Rojhelat Women´s Federation, RONAK. On Saturday, May 20 2017, RONAK organized a conference in Stockhom, Sweden, in collaboration with Kurdish Mothers in Sweden. The purpose of this conference was to […]

     
  • Evîndar Rênas: Women must take their right of the policy making

    Evîndar Rênas: Women must take their right of the policy making

    WOMEN 16 May 2017 18:03:18 no comments

    Evîndar Rênas is a member of the Kurdish women’s movement that during the interview with the News Agency of ANF before the Iran’s presidential election mentioned the position of women in Iran, and demanded the women who defend women’s rights and equality in the municipal councils must be supported. Evîndar […]

     
  • Iran and Turkey agree on the wall to be built at the border

    Iran and Turkey agree on the wall to be built at the border

    NEWS 15 May 2017 22:33:52 no comments

    The spokesperson for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Behram Ghasemi, endorsed Turkey’s plans to build a wall on the border between the two countries. The spokesperson said during a press conference that the wall would be built on the Turkish side and would add to border security and stability […]

     
  • Kurdish parties call for boycott of Iranian Presidential election

    Kurdish parties call for boycott of Iranian Presidential election

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 14 May 2017 22:17:49 no comments

    The East Kurdistan Democratic and Free Society (KODAR), The Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK), Free Women Society of Eastern Kurdistan (KJAR) and Eastern Kurdistan Youth Society (KCR) held a joint press conference regarding the upcoming Presidential election in Iran. The joint statement on behalf of the parties was read […]

     
  • Zeyneb Celaliyan refuses to take medication for 53 days

    Zeyneb Celaliyan refuses to take medication for 53 days

    WOMEN 10 May 2017 13:22:13 no comments

    Kurdish political prisoner Zeyneb Celaliyan has been refusing to take medication for 53 days in order to protest the inhumane practices in prison. It has been learned that Kurdish political prisoner Zeyneb Celaliyan, who is imprisoned in the town of Xoy in East Kurdistan’s Urmia state, has been refusing to […]

     
  • KODAR presents a comprehensive plan of action ahead of elections in Iran

    KODAR presents a comprehensive plan of action ahead of elections in Iran

    NEWS 8 May 2017 15:26:24 no comments

    The East Kurdistan Democratic and Free Society (KODAR) has released a comprehensive plan of action regarding the approaching presidential election. KODAR stated that they see irregular political environment inside Iran as the 12th presidential election period and 5th election of city and village councils is approaching. With regard to the […]

     
  • PJAK: Turkey aims to confiscate the independent will of the dauntless nation of Kurds

    PJAK: Turkey aims to confiscate the independent will of the dauntless nation of Kurds

    NEWS 3 May 2017 15:23:22 no comments

    The council of the Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK) released a statement due to the world’s silence against Turkey’s recent airstrikes over Rojava and Şengal in Kurdistan which show the likelihood of undercover settlements for giving and taking advantages. PJAK has defined the Turkey’s recent airstrikes as a sign […]

     
  • Frontrunners in Iran’s May presidential election

    Frontrunners in Iran’s May presidential election

    NEWS 30 April 2017 09:43:20 no comments

    Iran holds a presidential election in May, in which pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani is seeking re-election against hardline rivals who have been gearing up for a political showdown. Within Iran’s complex mix of clerical rulers and elected officials, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has the final say on all state […]

     
  • KHRN: Iran court sentences Kurdish writer to three years in prison

    KHRN: Iran court sentences Kurdish writer to three years in prison

    NEWS 13 April 2017 19:00:40 no comments

    Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Court in Urmiye sentenced Kurdish writer and student Elî Bedrxanî to three years in prison on 29 March, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). He was first arrested two years ago at his sister’s home on Christmas Day on 25 December 2014, after which […]

     
  • Kurdish political prisoners in Rojhelat and Iran on solidarity hunger strike

    Kurdish political prisoners in Rojhelat and Iran on solidarity hunger strike

    NEWS 12 April 2017 21:27:54 no comments

    Six Kurdish political prisoners in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) and Iran jails have started three-day hunger strike in solidarity with the prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey and Bakur (North Kurdistan) jails. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) announced last night that six prisoners in Urmiye and Tabriz prisons have started three-day […]

     
  • RONAK condemns Stockholm attack

    RONAK condemns Stockholm attack

    NEWS 7 April 2017 21:35:28 no comments

    RONAK (Women’s Organizations in Eastern Kurdistan) condemn the terrorist attack that took place today and share the grief of the Swedish people. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. In order to live in peace and freedom it requires that we work together to fight terrorism and stop […]

     
  • HDP lawmaker visits racist attack victim in UK hospital

    HDP lawmaker visits racist attack victim in UK hospital

    NEWS 6 April 2017 19:12:55 no comments

    Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Faysal Sariyildiz visited 17-year-old Reker Ahmed, who was the victim of a “savage attack” in Croydon, England recently and said the young man was “very pleased to be alive.” Reker Ahmed, a Kurd from Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan), was beaten severely by a group of more […]