Archive for category: NEWS

  • 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 […]

     
  • KODAR condemned terrorist attack on KDP-Iran HQ

    KODAR condemned terrorist attack on KDP-Iran HQ

    KURDISTAN 23 December 2016 12:15:54 no comments

    The sabotage and terrorist attack on headquarters of the Democratic Party of Kurdistan (KDP-Iran) results in several martyrs and wounds, leads all the people of Kurdistan to deep grief and made all of us upset. We condemn this inhumane attack and we offer our deepest condolences to the Democratic Party […]

     
  • Two explosions in KDP-Iran HQ results in 7 martyrs

    Two explosions in KDP-Iran HQ results in 7 martyrs

    KURDISTAN 22 December 2016 10:32:03 no comments

    At evening of 20th December, in headquarters of Democratic Party of Kurdistan (KDP-Iran) in Koye two fearsome explosions occurred. According to the local sources as a result of two continues explosions in KDP-Iran’s headquarter six Peshmerga lost their lives and twelve wounded. In this event one of the Koye’s police […]

     
  • Antifascist Internationalist Tabur formed in Rojava

    Antifascist Internationalist Tabur formed in Rojava

    NEWS 21 December 2016 22:05:27 no comments

    A New international battalion, Antifascist Internationalist Tabur, formed in Rojava. AIT published a statement in their twitter account (@AntifaTabur). From Rojava to the world. Today a group of fellow anti-fascists, internationalists, anarchists, communists, socialists and libertarians appeals to support the revolution of Rojava and so joining struggle of the oppressed. […]

     
  • PJAK announces its support for holding National Congress

    PJAK announces its support for holding National Congress

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 19 December 2016 13:05:38 no comments

    Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK) announced its support on KCK’s call for holding the Kurdish National Congress. The call for holding Kurdish National Congress by Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) was welcomed by parties across all parts of Kurdistan. co-chairs of PJAK released a statement and emphasized on the need […]

     
  • Iranian regime declared curfew in Merîwan

    Iranian regime declared curfew in Merîwan

    KURDISTAN 10 December 2016 19:57:36 no comments

    As preparations for the demonstration to say “end killing border traders” continue in Eastern Kurdistan’s Merîwan, the Iranian regime declared a curfew in the city. Human rights organizations in Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) wanted to hold a demonstration in front of the Merîwan Governorate against the killing of people dealing with […]

     
  • KCK: Kurdish unity will benefit all peoples of the Middle East

    KCK: Kurdish unity will benefit all peoples of the Middle East

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 10 December 2016 19:05:34 no comments

    The Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) Executive Council co-leadership has stated the following in a statement regarding the recent developments in Kurdistan territory and the stance Kurds need to adopt: “The World War I in the first quarter of the 20th century has divided Kurdistan into four parts. In all four […]

     
  • 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 […]