Archive for category: NEWS

  • KHRN: Iran deports Kurdish political prisoner to Syria after long jail sentence

    KHRN: Iran deports Kurdish political prisoner to Syria after long jail sentence

    KURDISTAN 28 November 2016 12:57:07 no comments

    Mostafa Ali Ahmad, a Kurdish political prisoner from Kobane (in Syrian Kurdistan region also known as Rojava), was transferred on 23 November to a detention centre reserved for foreigners at the central prison of Ûrmiye in Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan), where he served a jail sentence of 11 years and 6 […]

     
  • Guerrillas: PKK is the name of freedom and hope in the Middle East

    Guerrillas: PKK is the name of freedom and hope in the Middle East

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS, VIDEO 27 November 2016 12:04:31 no comments

    HPG and YJA Star guerrillas spoke to the ANF on the Day of Resurrection, November 27. “Before our movement the Kurdish people were experiencing death” HPG Guerrilla Nizar Zeriker: PKK came out under tough conditions, when nobody had the courage to fight. PKK was born as an answer to fascism […]

     
  • November 25 message from YPJ

    November 25 message from YPJ

    VIDEO, WOMEN 25 November 2016 12:39:28 no comments

    Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) of Rojava, issued a written message and a video to mark the November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and said that with the struggle inherited from Mirabal sisters, Zilan’s, Sakine’s and Arin’s, there is a relentless fight against violence of all […]

     
  • The Interfaith Committee of KODAR released a statement on the Xawenkar feast

    The Interfaith Committee of KODAR released a statement on the Xawenkar feast

    ART & CULTURE 21 November 2016 21:46:33 no comments

    Interfaith Committee of Democratic and Free Society of Eastern Kurdistan, KODAR congratulated Xawenkar feast to all the Yarî believers and also called for further strengthening of interaction and coexistence between religions and beliefs of Zagros. The KODAR statement is as follows: “Today, with the situation in the world and especially […]

     
  • KHRN: Iran troops continue systematic killing of Kurdish Kolber workers

    KHRN: Iran troops continue systematic killing of Kurdish Kolber workers

    KURDISTAN 18 November 2016 12:21:06 no comments

    Iranian government troops have opened fire killing and wounding Kurdish Kolber workers and their horses in the Serdeşt border area, according to local sources that spoke to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) about the most recent deadly shooting incidents. Iranian military forces opened fire wounding two Kurdish Kolber workers […]

     
  • Final resolution of the second congress of KODAR

    Final resolution of the second congress of KODAR

    NEWS 9 November 2016 13:00:13 no comments

    The Second Congress of Free and Democratic Society of East Kurdistan (KODAR) was held on the 22-24 Of October 2016. This Congress started with condolences for all peoples resisting In Iran and Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan). The Congress remembers the memory of all those martyred in the struggle for freedom. In […]

     
  • KHRN: Detention of two Kurdish artists related to cinema by security forces in Sine

    KHRN: Detention of two Kurdish artists related to cinema by security forces in Sine

    ART & CULTURE 30 October 2016 08:14:31 no comments

    On October 11, two Kurdish artists related to the filming and photography were detained by security forces of Iranian regime. Still no information has come out of their situation. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), security forces of Sine have arrested two artists named Mehdî Tewekolî and Mohemed […]

     
  • Amnesty International: Zeynab Jalalian is on the verge of blindness

    Amnesty International: Zeynab Jalalian is on the verge of blindness

    WOMEN 27 October 2016 22:00:43 no comments

    Amnesty International: Kurdish female political prisoner (Zeynab Jalalian) is on the verge of blindness. Amnesty International in a statement on 19 October, stressed that Zeynab Jalalian who is serving life imprisonment following an unfair trial is on the verge of losing eyesight. Judicial Officials are denying her access to specialized […]

     
  • PJAK held its 5th Congress

    PJAK held its 5th Congress

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 24 October 2016 13:00:48 no comments

    The Free Life Party of Kurdistan, PJAK held its 5th Congress on 15 and 16 of October 2016. During the congress, PJAK evaluated their activities of the past two years and presented a report on their activities to Congress. PJAK within a resolution insists as a political party in Rojhelat […]

     
  • KNK: Stop Turkish invasion in Northern-Syria and Rojava

    KNK: Stop Turkish invasion in Northern-Syria and Rojava

    NEWS 22 October 2016 20:28:50 no comments

    Turkish fighter-jets are bombing villages in Shehba and Efrin-Rojava-Kurdistan In an active pursuit to prevent the development of the resistance situation against terrorism and extremist groups, the Turkish air forces bombed the villages of Um Al Housh and Um Al Qura hours after their liberation from Daesh. In addition, Turkish […]

     
  • Kurdish constituents declare mobilization against genocidal onslaught

    Kurdish constituents declare mobilization against genocidal onslaught

    NEWS 22 October 2016 20:00:54 no comments

    Kurdish political constituents in Turkey and North Kurdistan gathered for a meeting in the main Kurdish city Amed yesterday. Around a thousand politicians led by Democratic Society Congress (DTK), Free Women’s Congress (KJA), Democratic Regions’ Party (DBP) and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) discussed the developments in the Middle East, Kurdistan […]

     
  • KJAR’s Second Congress 2016

    KJAR’s Second Congress 2016

    FEATURED NEWS, WOMEN 19 October 2016 18:25:26 no comments

    The congress was held from 12th of September to 14th of September. Members and committees of all delegations took part in the congress. The congress was held in memory of martyrs Bêrîvan Hêja and Zîlan Serdeşt and began with a moment of silence for all the martyrs. After a minute […]

     
  • Conflicts between YRK and Iranian regime’s troops in Selas Bawecanî

    Conflicts between YRK and Iranian regime’s troops in Selas Bawecanî

    NEWS 14 October 2016 17:33:35 no comments

    After thorough investigation in the region of Selas Bawecanî,  Province of Kirmaşan, in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) we acknowledge that the local traitors were involved actively in this massacre and it is possible that Sepah Pasdaran (IRGC) used a chemical weapons from the air to make this operation easier and at […]

     
  • Eutelsat stops Newroz TV’s broadcast

    Eutelsat stops Newroz TV’s broadcast

    NEWS 9 October 2016 11:38:29 no comments

    After its closure of Med Nûçe TV, Eutelsat is reported to stop the broadcast of Newroz TV, which covers issues from Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) and Iran. Eutelsat at the request of Turkey and Iran announced that the Newroz TV broadcast from Hotbird satellites will stop on Monday. Newroz TV published […]

     
  • YRK’s statement on conflicts in Selas Bawecanî

    YRK’s statement on conflicts in Selas Bawecanî

    NEWS 6 October 2016 16:34:41 no comments

    The East Kurdistan Defense Units (YRK) published a statement on conflicts between YRK guerrillas and iranian troops in Selas Bawecanî. YRK stated: “On Tuesday, October 4th, a group of guerrillas from East Kurdistan Defense Units (YRK) in the area of Selas Bawecanî, province of Kirmaşan, were killed as a result of […]

     
  • 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 […]