Archive for category: NEWS

  • A clear ultimatum from East Kurdistan Units (YRK) to local mercenaries of IRGC

    A clear ultimatum from East Kurdistan Units (YRK) to local mercenaries of IRGC

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN, NEWS 6 August 2018 01:03:16 no comments

    The Kurdish nation is in an important period that can change the course of history. Kurds have broken their oppressors’ imposed boundaries and are fighting against their occupiers both on the ground, and through the resistance of the mind and spirit. With knowledge of geopolitical events and changes, as well […]

     
  • Lack of legitimacy in the Iranian political apparatus and resort to terror

    Lack of legitimacy in the Iranian political apparatus and resort to terror

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 1 August 2018 22:29:05 no comments

    When we look at the contemporary history of Iran, we encounter a widespread phenomenon in the political behavior of the Iranian rulers in dealing with dissents and critics. The political system always reacts violently and tries to eliminate oppositions by surrendering them. This mode of behavior is part of the […]

     
  • Joint statement by NGOs and Marivan Environmentalists: “We will not be silent”

    Joint statement by NGOs and Marivan Environmentalists: “We will not be silent”

    NEWS 26 July 2018 21:44:00 no comments

    We, as a number of community associations and cultural and environmental activists, express our grave concern and find it our duty to call for trial and punishment of those uncaring people, as well as the authorities as the direct culprit of the large-scale destruction of trees and jungle. The Marivan […]

     
  • 15 IRGC members were killed in a revengeful operation

    15 IRGC members were killed in a revengeful operation

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 22 July 2018 01:00:24 no comments

      According to a report from Aryen TV, last night at 2 AM, the guerrillas of East Kurdistan’s Defense Units (YRK) whom are the armed wing of Free and Democratic Society of East Kurdistan (KODAR), conducted an operation by attacking an IRGC base in the village of Deri, near the […]

     
  • Kurdish human rights activist tortured and executed

    Kurdish human rights activist tortured and executed

    NEWS 19 July 2018 12:43:52 no comments

    Rojhelati (East) Kurdistan Human Rights Organization Member Iqbal Muradi, whose son and nephew were sentenced to death by the Iranian regime, was tortured and executed. According to Roj News Agency based in Southern Kurdistan, Muradi disappeared after he had left his apartment at 09:00 Tuesday morning. Late at night, his […]

     
  • Smuggling Oil costed lives of dozens of Kurdish people in East Kurdistan

    Smuggling Oil costed lives of dozens of Kurdish people in East Kurdistan

    NEWS 14 July 2018 17:59:20 no comments

    The collision of a tanker carrying crude oil with a passenger carrier bus at the outlet of the city of Sine has left dozens dead. Reports of angered people’s involvement with counterinsurgency forces near the crash site. According to the Firat News Agency, at 24 o’clock, a tanker carrying crude […]

     
  • Increasing concern for the future of a writer from Bokan

    Increasing concern for the future of a writer from Bokan

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 11 July 2018 21:38:06 no comments

    It is more than a week since the Kurdish writer and translator ‘Anwar Arab’ from Bokan has been arrested and resulted in increasing concern on his fate. On the 2nd of July 2018, Iranian security service of Sepah Pasdaran raided Anwar Arab’s house in Bokan city and arrested him.  He […]

     
  • KODAR and PJAK’s democratic resolution is a promising horizon to nations of Iran

    KODAR and PJAK’s democratic resolution is a promising horizon to nations of Iran

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN, NEWS 8 July 2018 21:15:25 no comments

    In an announcement, Free and Democratic Society of East Kurdistan (KODAR) and Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK) jointly reported on drafting a comprehensive project to resolve the ongoing crisis in Iran and western Kurdistan. In the announcement, KORDAR reported: “Iran is facing a destructive economic, political and social crisis […]

     
  • Nasrin Sotoudeh: If I remain detained, I will also unveil my scarf

    Nasrin Sotoudeh: If I remain detained, I will also unveil my scarf

    NEWS 20 June 2018 20:54:52 no comments

      Recently Reza Khandan, husband of Nasrin Sotoudeh met his spouse in Iran’s Evin prison. According to him, the Islamic Republic of Iran has arrested his wife for “gathering and colluding against national security” and “propaganda against the regime”. In a protest, Reza announced the list of 20 lawyers who were […]

     
  • Kurds to take to the streets to mark the anniversary of October 9

    Kurds to take to the streets to mark the anniversary of October 9

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 4 October 2017 12:06:18 no comments

    October 9, 2017 marks the 19th anniversary of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan’s forced departure from Syria. Kurdish people see this date as the start of the international plot against Öcalan and Kurds take to the streets every anniversary of the October 9 plot. The umbrella organization of Kurdish organizations in […]

     
  • Final declaration of Rojhelat workshop released

    Final declaration of Rojhelat workshop released

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 18 September 2017 14:16:47 no comments

    A two-day workshop, which was held in Stockholm, released its final declaration after discussions on Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan) and Kurdish national unity. The workshop is a part of series of workshops which are organized as a preparation for National Unity Conference. More than 150 representatives from political parties and NGOs […]

     
  • Kolbers targeted by the Turkish state this time

    Kolbers targeted by the Turkish state this time

    KURDISTAN 18 September 2017 14:06:53 no comments

      The kolbers who are frequently targeted by the Iranian regime have been targeted by the Turkish state this time. Turkish army attacked kolbers on the Rojhelat-Başûr border from Şemzînan. Two kolbers were wounded in the attack, one in serious condition. According to local sources, the Turkish army targeted kolbers […]

     
  • Zeynab Jalalian’s health suffers amid ongoing denial of medical treatment

    Zeynab Jalalian’s health suffers amid ongoing denial of medical treatment

    WOMEN 17 September 2017 13:25:50 no comments

      After nearly a decade behind bars, prisoner of conscience Zeynab Jalalian (Zeyneb Celaliyan) has developed intestinal problems, yet the authorities continue to deny her specialist treatment, her father told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “She is suffering from intestinal issues, but there is no specialist in […]

     
  • Şerîf Bacûr started a hunger strike and biking 660km to protest against violence

    Şerîf Bacûr started a hunger strike and biking 660km to protest against violence

    NEWS 15 September 2017 11:52:22 no comments

    The reports from East of Kurdistan (Rojhelat) stated that in the morning of September 11, 2017, Şerîf Bacûr (Sharif Bajoor), a civil and environmental activist started a hunger strike and riding bike from Merîwan (a town in Rojhelat) to Tehran (capital city of Iran). This civil activist has started his […]

     
  • NGO representatives in Mehabad called for a general strike in the city

    NGO representatives in Mehabad called for a general strike in the city

    KURDISTAN 12 September 2017 15:41:28 no comments

    NGO representatives in Mehabad called for a general strike in the city tomorrow in a written statement. The demonstrations that started after the murder of two kolbers in Rojhelat’s (Eastern Kurdistan) Bane city continue. NGO representatives in Mehabad issued a written statement and called for a general strike in the […]

     
  • Iranian regime mercenaries attacked people in demonstration in Mehabad

    Iranian regime mercenaries attacked people in demonstration in Mehabad

    KURDISTAN 11 September 2017 11:12:51 no comments

    Iranian regime mercenaries attacked a demonstration held at Çarçira Square in Rojhelat’s Mehabad city in solidarity with the people of Bane who took to the streets in protest at the increasingly ongoing killing of kolbers (border porters). Thousands took to the streets across Rojhelat during recent days in protest at […]

     
  • KNK organizes Rojhelat workshop in Stockholm

    KNK organizes Rojhelat workshop in Stockholm

    FEATURED NEWS, NEWS 10 September 2017 22:21:35 no comments

    The first workshop for the KNK-organized series of Kurdish National Unity Conference, the Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) workshop will be held in Stockholm on September 16-17. In the workshop held in Silêmanî, Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) had decided to hold workshops in 4 parts of Kurdistan and in Europe, efforts for […]

     
  • Protest in Sine in solidarity with Bane uprising

    Protest in Sine in solidarity with Bane uprising

    KURDISTAN 8 September 2017 21:46:53 no comments

    Following the protest of Sine citizens to the killing of Kurdish kolbers, there is a high security alert in Sine city due to the presence of numerous Riot Police. Moreover, the internet connection has been completely interrupted throughout the city since yesterday. The Iranian Riot police attacked Protestors who had […]

     
  • Kurdish cities in Iran militarised after demonstrations

    Kurdish cities in Iran militarised after demonstrations

    KURDISTAN 7 September 2017 23:20:03 no comments

    In the past days, following the strike and protest of Bane citizens to the killing of two Kurdish kolbers, there is high security alert in Bane city due to the presence of numerous anti-riot forces. Moreover, a number of political and civil activists have gone on a 3-day hunger strike […]

     
  • KHRN: A number of protestors wounded and arrested in Bane

    KHRN: A number of protestors wounded and arrested in Bane

    KURDISTAN 7 September 2017 22:57:14 no comments

    The Iranian Anti-Riot Forces attacked Protestors who had gathered around the governor’s office in Bane. During this attack, five Protestors have been injured and four others have been arrested so far. “Following a massive strike in Bane, hundreds of people gathered around the governor’s office while calling for dismissal of […]