Archive for category: NEWS

  • TJK-E held Jineoloji conference in Paris

    TJK-E held Jineoloji conference in Paris

    WOMEN 28 June 2016 10:13:27 no comments

    ANF, PARIS ─ The Kurdish Women’s Movement in Europe (TJK-E) held its “Jineoloji against the darkness of positive sciences; woman life freedom” conference in the French capital city Paris. Participants of the conference discussed the critique of positive sciences and discussed the parameters of Jineoloji as a women’s paradigm. The […]

     
  • Karayılan: We are in a process of creating free Kurdistan

    Karayılan: We are in a process of creating free Kurdistan

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 27 June 2016 10:11:26 no comments

    Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Executive Committee Member Murat Karayılan answered Dengê Kurdistan Radio‘s questions on the recent developments in Northern Kurdistan. The interview by Dengê Kurdistan Radio was translated by ANF English service below. Eights cities and towns in Northern Kurdistan have been burned and torn down by the AKP […]

     
  • Kurdish political prisoner put in solitary confinement to force him to end hunger strike

    Kurdish political prisoner put in solitary confinement to force him to end hunger strike

    NEWS 27 June 2016 10:02:34 no comments

    Prosecutor: “As long as he continues his hunger strike, he will stay in solitary confinement and will die there.” Kurdish political prisoner Ayoub Assadi has been placed in solitary confinement to force him to end his hunger strike even though medical staff at Kashmar Prison’s clinic in Iran’s Razavi Khorasan […]

     
  • PJAK: A beginning on an end of Latin America’s longest war and advent of peace generation of Colombians

    PJAK: A beginning on an end of Latin America’s longest war and advent of peace generation of Colombians

    NEWS 26 June 2016 08:39:01 no comments

    Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK) assembly in a statement congratulate FARC guerrillas and free people of Latin America on the occasion of signing peace treaty between FARC-EP and Colombian government. PJAK’s statement is as follow: PJAK congratulate the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army (FARC-EP) Comrades and fighters of […]

     
  • HRANA: Ayoub Asadi on the 20th Day of Hunger Strike

    HRANA: Ayoub Asadi on the 20th Day of Hunger Strike

    NEWS 26 June 2016 07:58:59 no comments

    HRANA ─ Ayoub Asadi, political prisoner who is ill and has been exiled to Kashmar, is on the 20th day of his hunger strike to protest against the lack of medical care and medical leave, as well as the unfair sentence of 20 years imprisonment. His family has no news of him […]

     
  • Southern Kurdistan’s oil to flow to Iran instead of Turkey

    Southern Kurdistan’s oil to flow to Iran instead of Turkey

    KURDISTAN 25 June 2016 11:23:58 no comments

    ANF, NEWS DESK ─ Southern Kurdistan Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Taha Zengene announced that they have reached a new oil agreement with Iran. Zengene spoke on a television network and said the 50 year oil agreement with Turkey was not beneficial for the Kurds and that the agreement with […]

     
  • Reaction from US to the expulsion of REPAK in Hewlêr

    Reaction from US to the expulsion of REPAK in Hewlêr

    WOMEN 25 June 2016 10:42:10 no comments

    JINHA, NEWS CENTER ─ A reaction came from the US to the closure of the office of REPAK in Hewlêr (Erbil). 75 people, mostly academics, urged the Kurdistan Regional Government to remove the obstacles to the works of the Kurdish Center for Women’s Affairs (REPAK). The premises of the Kurdish Women’s Relation Office […]

     
  • Mistreatment of Women Political Prisoners at Iran’s Evin Prison

    Mistreatment of Women Political Prisoners at Iran’s Evin Prison

    WOMEN 23 June 2016 10:03:51 no comments

    Political prisoners held in the Women’s Ward at Iran’s Evin Prison are routinely denied medical care and hospitalization, face severely restricted or denied visitation rights even with their young children, are deprived of regular telephone contact with their families, and are not provided adequate nutrition, according to a report released […]

     
  • YRK: 4 guerillas massacred in an ambush in Rojhelat

    YRK: 4 guerillas massacred in an ambush in Rojhelat

    NEWS 22 June 2016 10:57:27 no comments

    East Kurdistan Defense Units (YRK, Yekîneyên Parastina Rojhilatê Kurdistan) issued a written statement and announced that the colonialist Iranian state continues its attacks on the people and freedom fighters of Rojhelat (East Kurdistan). YRK stated that 4 guerillas were ambushed and massacred between the villages of Axalan and Dîwalan near […]

     
  • KCK condemns the ISIS attack in Orlando

    KCK condemns the ISIS attack in Orlando

    NEWS 14 June 2016 09:13:41 no comments

    KCK (Kurdistan Communities’ Union) Executive Council condemned the ISIS attack in the US and offered their condolences to the people of the US and the families and friends of those that were killed in Orlando. In its statement, KCK emphasized that fascist gangs have been a menace in the Middle […]

     
  • Kurdish political prisoner on hunger strike in Iran’s Evin prison

    Kurdish political prisoner on hunger strike in Iran’s Evin prison

    NEWS 20 May 2016 20:56:17 no comments

    ‘Mohamad Sedigh Kaboudwand, a Kurdish human rights activist and journalist jailed in the ward 350 of the notorious Evin prison of Tehran launched a hunger strike on 8 May 2016 to protest against the new fabricated charges against him and the rejection of his request to benefit from an adjustment […]

     
  • KHRN: Two Kurdish brothers at imminent risk of execution in Iran

    KHRN: Two Kurdish brothers at imminent risk of execution in Iran

    NEWS 16 May 2016 20:32:08 no comments

    Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has received disturbing news on fate of two Kurdish brothers who are prisoners and they are at imminent risk of execution at an Iranian prison One of them suffers from serious spinal column damage and his brother was a juvenile when he was arrested. KHRN […]

     
  • YRK’s statement about the details of the recent conflicts in Serdeşt

    YRK’s statement about the details of the recent conflicts in Serdeşt

    KURDISTAN 12 May 2016 11:56:07 no comments

    We all live in an age where all of the world’s wars have spread throughout the world. At the same time it will pave the way for further expansion of the crisis. Kurdistan has been under criminal occupation of the government of our homeland. Despite the efforts for freedom and […]

     
  • Pro-Kurdish Activists Protest Facebook’s War On Kurds

    Pro-Kurdish Activists Protest Facebook’s War On Kurds

    NEWS 8 May 2016 11:47:06 no comments

    More than a dozen activists protested the popular social media site Facebook today for censoring pro-Kurdish content. Organised by the group ‘Stop War on Kurds’ in front of Facebook headquarters in London, the demonstration lasted several hours with demonstrators calling for an end to “Facebook’s blocking of pro-Kurdish content and […]

     
  • KNK: The Task of the Kurdistan people in the 100th Anniversary of the Sykes-Picot Agreement

    KNK: The Task of the Kurdistan people in the 100th Anniversary of the Sykes-Picot Agreement

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 6 May 2016 09:47:57 no comments

    Kurdistan is a rich and a fertile land. Therefore, it has been subjected to aggressions and occupations. The richness of Kurdistan has always attracted both neighboring countries and other countries far away in a colonial-interest manner. They all have exploited Kurdistan and have tried to continue their dominance and occupation […]

     
  • KHRN: Large scale strike in Mehabad in protest against imposition of restrictions

    KHRN: Large scale strike in Mehabad in protest against imposition of restrictions

    KURDISTAN 2 May 2016 20:58:51 no comments

    The strike has temporarily ended once authorities met the prisoners across different wards and promised assistance in favor of prisoners’ demand. “On 28th of April prisoners of Mehabad city started their protest by going on strike” A known source reported to Kurdistan’s human rights channel. The resource also reported that […]

     
  • KHRN: Kurdish political prisoner temporarily ends hunger strike in Minab prison

    KHRN: Kurdish political prisoner temporarily ends hunger strike in Minab prison

    NEWS 28 April 2016 15:07:31 no comments

    “On 21 April, Kurdish political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh, serving a 25-year jail sentence in Minab prison, temporarily ended his hunger strike he went on 10 days ago,” a reliable source told Kurdistan Human-Rights Network (KHRN). The source said: “On the same day he was transferred to the governor’s prison office […]

     
  • Rouhani in Ankara: PKK and PJAK common enemies of Turkey and Iran

    Rouhani in Ankara: PKK and PJAK common enemies of Turkey and Iran

    NEWS 19 April 2016 14:07:21 no comments

    There is not a fundamental difference of outlook between us and Turkey; the PKK and the PJAK are our common enemies, said Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani amid his trip to Turkey. Before his coming back to Iran, Hassan Rouhani participated in a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart, in […]

     
  • Two Kurdish activists abducted and assassinated in Penjwin

    Two Kurdish activists abducted and assassinated in Penjwin

    KURDISTAN 18 April 2016 13:51:54 no comments

    Two Kurdish patriots from town of Penjwin (Pênciwên) in Sulaymaniyah (Silêmanî) Governorate of Southern Kurdistan – by the names Westa Sedîq Salyawayî and Kemal Şêx Sade were abducted by unknown suspects at afternoon of 13th April 2016. After a short while dead body of Westa Sedîq Salyawayî was found close […]

     
  • KHRN: Three Kolber workers including a teenage have lost their lives

    KHRN: Three Kolber workers including a teenage have lost their lives

    KURDISTAN 9 April 2016 07:09:45 no comments

    A 17-year-old Kurdish Kolber worker, Abdolxalegh Ghafari, drowned while at work trying to cross the Choman-Baneh river in the Kurdish region on the Iraq-Iran border on 25 March. His body is yet to be found despite a thorough search by his family and local residents of the border area. “After […]