Archive for category: NEWS

  • Permanent Link to Report by KHRN on Mansour Arvand, a Kurdish political prisoner hanged in Iran

    Permanent Link to Report by KHRN on Mansour Arvand, a Kurdish political prisoner hanged in Iran

    KURDISTAN 29 June 2015 19:01:13 no comments

    Kurdish political prisoner Mansour Arvand was hanged in Miandoab (Miyanduaw) prison on 27 May. Intelligence and judiciary officials were present at the scene of his execution. However, his family members and lawyer were not informed of the date and time of his execution. “Mansour’s sentence was carried out strangely”, a […]

     
  • An Iranian Revolutionary Guard corps colonel was killed in Serdeşt

    An Iranian Revolutionary Guard corps colonel was killed in Serdeşt

    NEWS 16 June 2015 13:55:32 no comments

    Following the recent operations against PJAK in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan), a Revolutionary Guard corps colonel was killed in Serdeşt. Some close sources to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard corps revealed that during an armed clash with PJAK’s Gerrilla an Iranian Revolutionary Guards colonel was killed in Sardasht. This fight occurred after […]

     
  • KHRN: Kurdish political prisoner in “critical condition” while on hunger strike in solitary confinement

    KHRN: Kurdish political prisoner in “critical condition” while on hunger strike in solitary confinement

    NEWS 15 June 2015 13:01:09 no comments

    Kurdish political prisoner Alireza Rasouli held in Mehabad prison has gone on hunger strike since 30 May and refused both water and food since June 11 in his solitary confinement cell, where his worrisome health could get even worse given that the authorities keep ignoring his demands. His family members […]

     
  • The Guerrillas of YRK carried out operations in Hewraman‎

    The Guerrillas of YRK carried out operations in Hewraman‎

    NEWS 14 June 2015 11:29:47 no comments

    The Iranian regime with creation of a water dam in Hewraman‎, wants to put the nature in the area under water. The East Kurdistan Defense Units (YRK), warned Iranian regime that if they continue to build the water dam, they will explode the bridge close to the project. According to ROJ […]

     
  • PJAK’s speech in conference on the crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds

    PJAK’s speech in conference on the crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 11 June 2015 19:34:22 no comments

      While we hold this conference, in the Middle East the political process trend involved in World War III has increased. Now both crises and opportunities to escape show their faces more than ever. New Middle East as a result of various social-political forces conflicts goes to a new form. […]

     
  • Final Resolution: Conference on the Crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds in the European Parliament

    Final Resolution: Conference on the Crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds in the European Parliament

    NEWS 11 June 2015 12:14:07 no comments

    With the organisation of the Kurdish friendship group in the European Parliament, the KNK and the Eastern Kurdistan Commission on Thursday 4 June 2015 an international conference was held titled: “Crisis in the Middle East, Iran and the Kurds”. Many of European Kurdish friends and supporters, representatives of Kurdish political […]

     
  • 8 Iranian Sepah soliders killed in a clash with YRK in Serdeşt

    8 Iranian Sepah soliders killed in a clash with YRK in Serdeşt

    KURDISTAN 2 June 2015 14:04:58 no comments

    The East Kurdistan Defense Units (YRK) information centre informed Firat News Agency about a clash in Serdeşt between YRK guerrillas and Iranian Sepah forces which occurred on Monday 1st of June. According to YRK’s source, there was a clash between YRK guerrillas, and Iranian Sepah forces in the village of […]

     
  • A detained people were hardly tortured form Rojhelat’s uprising

    A detained people were hardly tortured form Rojhelat’s uprising

    KURDISTAN 1 June 2015 15:53:58 no comments

    After uprising in Mehabad and other cities in Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan) against killing and attempting rape of Ferînaz Xosrewanî, in Tara hotel, by Ettela’at forces approximately 200 people were detained in Mehabad, Sine (Sanandaj) and Serdaşt, sill their fate are unknown. According to the information from their family, Ettela’at moved […]

     
  • YRK: We will get strong revenge for the killing of our comrades

    YRK: We will get strong revenge for the killing of our comrades

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 30 May 2015 17:07:16 no comments

    During last four years ago, there is a ceasefire between YRK guerrillas ‘East Kurdistan Defense Units’ and Islamic regime of Iran, but several times violated the agreement and started a psychological war against our peoples’ movement by the regime forces. Eastern Kurdistan liberation movement from the beginning till this moment have […]

     
  • HPG reports military activity by Iranian and Turkish army

    HPG reports military activity by Iranian and Turkish army

    KURDISTAN 26 May 2015 15:58:08 no comments

    ANF, BEHDINAN ─ HPG (People’s Defence Forces) Press and Communication Center issued a written statement saying that Iranian pasdarans had opened fire on guerrilla forces on the move on the border line of Kandil region in Media Defence Areas at 10.30 on May 23. HPG remarked that the guerrilla forces […]

     
  • HPG statement on clash with Iranian KDP

    HPG statement on clash with Iranian KDP

    KURDISTAN 25 May 2015 15:51:21 no comments

    ANF, BEHDINAN ─ HPG (People’s Defense Forces) has denied allegations put forward by pro-KDP media which argued that HPG guerrillas attacked a group of KDP-I (Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran) peshmergas in the border area of Kelashin. HPG Press Centre said that these reports, which had obviously been prepared in […]

     
  • YRK’s statement on recent clashes in Merîwan

    YRK’s statement on recent clashes in Merîwan

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 23 May 2015 13:09:35 no comments

    While the Iranian regime special forces and contra-guerrilla agents, in addition to the militarization of the Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan), they have attempted to military operation and ambush for the East Kurdistan Defense Units (YRK) guerrillas. Despite the YRK were warned in its previous statements repeatedly if the Iranian regime forces carry out […]

     
  • Campaign in Latin America for the freedom of Zeyneb Celaliyan

    Campaign in Latin America for the freedom of Zeyneb Celaliyan

    WOMEN 22 May 2015 12:23:23 no comments

    ANF, BUENOS AIRES ─ The International Kurdish Women’s Movement and the Kurdish Solidarity Committee in Argentina have launched a joint campaign calling for the release of Zeyneb Celaliyan, who is still in prison in Iran despite her illness. Meetings to gain support for the petition with various women’s organisations and […]

     
  • KODAR: We will keep fighting until the establishment of democratic unilateral self-rule in Rojhelat

    KODAR: We will keep fighting until the establishment of democratic unilateral self-rule in Rojhelat

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 19 May 2015 20:49:25 no comments

    KODAR: If the Iranian government continues to insist on repression, we will keep fighting until the establishment of democratic unilateral self-rule in Rojhelat, eastern Kurdistan First of all, we send our greetings to all those who stood up for the democratic uprising in Mahabad city and all around Eastern Kurdistan […]

     
  • Islamists trained In Tehran and sent to illegally to Turkey

    Islamists trained In Tehran and sent to illegally to Turkey

    NEWS 14 May 2015 20:59:37 no comments

    According to ROJ News Agency, Islamists are being trained in Tehran, capital city of Iran, and after their training they will be sent to the borders areas between Mako (Rojhelat, eastern part of Kurdistan) and Serhed (Bakur, northern part of Kurdistan) and from there, border traders are transferring these Islamists by […]

     
  • KHRN report: Government’s heavy-handed crackdown on protesters

    KHRN report: Government’s heavy-handed crackdown on protesters

    KURDISTAN 13 May 2015 19:15:25 no comments

    Iranian security forces’ crackdown on Kurdish protesters continues to escalate in the city of Mehabad (Mahabad), where one young Kurdish protester has been partially paralysed after sustaining critical gunshot wounds. A source from inside the city of Mehabad said that Iranian security forces have so far arrested more than hundred […]

     
  • Farzad Kamanger Foundation‘s statement for May 9th martyrs

    Farzad Kamanger Foundation‘s statement for May 9th martyrs

    NEWS 9 May 2015 07:12:37 no comments

    In the name of Freedom At the eve of the fifth anniversary of May 9th martyrs, Farzad Kamangar, Shirin Alam Hooli, Farhad Vakili, Ali Heydarian and Mehdi Islamian, such cruel behaviours against humanity is condemned with the slogan of “the right of life and freedom cannot be denied from human life”. The sovereign teacher […]

     
  • ANF: Clash reported as Iranian army targets guerrilla areas

    ANF: Clash reported as Iranian army targets guerrilla areas

    KURDISTAN 8 May 2015 16:45:51 no comments

    Iranian army has launched an operation in Soma area of East (Rojhilat) Kurdistan city of Urmiya. It is reported that Iranian Pasdaran (Revolutionary Guards) infiltrated into guerrilla areas to incite clashes, to which guerrillas responded with warning fire. People’s Defense Forces Press and Communication Centre (HPG-BIM) reported in a written […]

     
  • Report and Photos from Mehabad Clashes

    Report and Photos from Mehabad Clashes

    KURDISTAN 7 May 2015 23:22:35 no comments

    On 7th of May 2015, a large crowd was gathered in front of Tara Hotel of Mehabad city to protest and condemn the act of Iranian government in protecting intelligence agent who attempted to rape a Kurdish girl working in the Hotel. As number of protesting people were increasing, Iranian […]

     
  • Eastern Kurdistan: The victim’s families disagree with the execution

    Eastern Kurdistan: The victim’s families disagree with the execution

    KURDISTAN 6 May 2015 21:32:41 no comments

    Assadollah Gorjizadeh, director general of prisons in Sine Province of Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan) pointed out that one of the prisoners in prison in Sine city was sentenced to execution in about 10 years ago and he had to be executed last week. While the order of the execution was to perform but as the […]