Archive for category: NEWS

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • KHRN: Kurdish female political prisoner on hunger strike in Iran’s Yasouj prison

    KHRN: Kurdish female political prisoner on hunger strike in Iran’s Yasouj prison

    WOMEN 29 April 2015 09:22:35 no comments

    According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Kurdish political prisoner Ghadriye Ghaderi (Qedriye Qadirî) has been on a hunger strike since 23 April protesting imprisonment far from her hometown. Ghadriye Ghaderi is on hunger strike at the women section of Yasouj prison, the source said. The prison officials had initially agreed to […]

     
  • The occurrence of conflict in Şemdînan and drives back the Iran’s Sepah in Jasoosan Hill

    The occurrence of conflict in Şemdînan and drives back the Iran’s Sepah in Jasoosan Hill

    KURDISTAN 28 April 2015 18:39:17 no comments

    Based on news sources, shows that Turkey by military operations in regional areas Şemdînan, which indicates to a war, and the forces of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (Sepae-e Pasdaran) have tried with the intrusion of guarded areas of Qandil mountains through Casusan (Jasoosan) hill which subsequently led to the […]

     
  • Selay Ghaffar: The Afghan and Kurdish Women will gain freedom relying on their struggle

    Selay Ghaffar: The Afghan and Kurdish Women will gain freedom relying on their struggle

    WOMEN 25 April 2015 12:12:36 no comments

    Selay Ghaffar, spokesperson for Solidarity Party of Afghanistan‎, explained in an interview with ROJ NEWS, that their party strive for freedom of Afghanistan, and underlined that equality between men and women is one of the most important principle in regards to the struggle of women in Afghanistan and obstacles these […]

     
  • HDP Election’s Manifesto

    HDP Election’s Manifesto

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 22 April 2015 15:32:51 no comments

    ISTANBUL, ANF ─ Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Presidents Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ announced the party’s election manifesto in Istanbul today. The HDP manifesto highlighted the following major 12 points; “We are women, We are youth, We are the rainbow, We are children, We are defenders of democracy, We are […]

     
  • Iran: repercussions on Iran’s nuclear program and Lausanne agreement

    Iran: repercussions on Iran’s nuclear program and Lausanne agreement

    NEWS 18 April 2015 14:10:30 no comments

    Ahmad Khatami, Tehran’s Friday Imam speaker, warned the Iranian diplomats on the negotiations team to be careful of the proposals put forth and to ensure that terms are made to the benefit of Iran. In addition, other Iranian government officials have warned the negotiations team to make the terms clear […]

     
  • 35th aniverrsary of 24 days resistance of Sine

    35th aniverrsary of 24 days resistance of Sine

    KURDISTAN 17 April 2015 00:04:01 no comments

    On the 18th April 1980, army and Iranian guard were firing and bombing all over the people in Sine ‘Sanandaj city’ and its areas and villages from everywhere. As a result of this raid, this continued with the suppression of the revolution in 1978 and caussed murdering and injuring of […]

     
  • Three Kurdish Political Prisoners sentenced to death charged with ‘enmity against God’

    Three Kurdish Political Prisoners sentenced to death charged with ‘enmity against God’

    KURDISTAN 12 April 2015 20:02:50 no comments

    ROJHELAT, KHRN ─ Three Kurdish political prisoners have been tried and sentenced to death as a result of a trial held in the Mahabad revolutionary court on charge of ‘enmity against God’, a source said, adding that the verdicts refer to plotting a bomb campaign and being a member of […]

     
  • Gerger: Kurdish question is the binding element between Turkey and Iran

    Gerger: Kurdish question is the binding element between Turkey and Iran

    NEWS 11 April 2015 20:11:29 no comments

    ANKARA, ANF / ARZU DEMİR ─ Middle East expert Haluk Gerger commented on Turkish President Erdoğan’s visit to Iran, emphasising that the fundamental common factor in Iranian-Turkish relations is the Kurdish question. Turkish President Erdoğan went to Iran last Tuesday, April 7, where he was met by Iranian President Rouhani. Erdoğan […]

     
  • We congratulate our people on behalf of the 11th establishment anniversary of PJAK and leader APO’s birthday

    We congratulate our people on behalf of the 11th establishment anniversary of PJAK and leader APO’s birthday

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 6 April 2015 11:51:37 no comments

    Celebrating leader APO’s 66th birthday and the 11th establishment anniversary of our party PJAK, we remember  our leader APO, the Kurdish nation, family members of martyrs and especially their mothers and our people in eastern Kurdistan. We hope that an attempt to celebrate the essential life philosophy of this day will bring freedom to our nation in all parts of Kurdistan. April 4th, the birthday of […]

     
  • Friendly soccer between Iran and Sweden turned into protests against Iran

    Friendly soccer between Iran and Sweden turned into protests against Iran

    NEWS 4 April 2015 11:44:23 no comments

    Entry of the national football team of Iran for a friendly game with the national team of Sweden became the center of controversial for the Swedish and Persian media. Iran national football team who arrived around 15:00 pm on Friday , March 31 at Stockholm Arlanda International Airport, left secretly the […]

     
  • The anniversary of execution of Qazi Mohammed and his comrades

    The anniversary of execution of Qazi Mohammed and his comrades

    KURDISTAN 3 April 2015 11:42:18 no comments

    31st March was the 68th anniversary of execution of leader Qazi Mohammed, who was the President of Kurdistan Republic in Mahabad, and his allies. After collapsed the Republic of Kurdistan the president Qazi Mohammed and a number of ministers of that government had been arrested by the Shah Regime of Iran. […]

     
  • Campaign for freedom of Zeynab Jalalian

    Campaign for freedom of Zeynab Jalalian

    WOMEN 2 April 2015 21:44:59 no comments

    Zeynab Jalalian (Kurdish: Zeyneb Celaliyan), a female Kurdish political prisoner born in 1982 in Maku, city of Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan). Jalalian is a Kurdish political activist who committed her life to women’s rights and the participation of Kurdish women in politics. She was especially engaged in educating girls and women […]