Archive for category: KURDISTAN

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Rising anger in Rojhelat against the Iranian regime

    Rising anger in Rojhelat against the Iranian regime

    KURDISTAN 7 September 2017 22:51:53 no comments

    Protest demonstrations continue for the fourth day across Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) following the killing of Kurdish kolbers Heyder Ferecî (21) and Qadir Behramî (41) by Iranian regime forces in Bane on September 4. As demonstrations continue in Bane and Sine, political activists in Kirmaşan have called for action for today, […]

     
  • UPDATED: Kurds staged mass protests in Rojhelat cities after killing of two kolbers

    UPDATED: Kurds staged mass protests in Rojhelat cities after killing of two kolbers

    KURDISTAN, VIDEO 5 September 2017 21:45:52 no comments

    Kurds staged mass protests in Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) cities after killing of two Kurdish kolbers by Iranian soldiers in Bane yesterday. Kurdish residents of Bane, Merîwan and various Kurdish cities protested the killing of two Kurdish kolbers by Iranian soldiers in Bane. Soldiers in Iranian army garrison in Bane opened […]

     
  • KHRN: Kurdish juvenile Kolber was shot dead by Iranian border guards

    KHRN: Kurdish juvenile Kolber was shot dead by Iranian border guards

    KURDISTAN 24 August 2017 11:35:39 no comments

    Iranian border guards shot dead a Kurdish juvenile Kolber in Yarim Ghie Alia Village of Maku. On Monday, August 21, an 17-year-old Kurdish Kolber “Vahid Dolatkhah Jankanloo” was shot dead by Bazargan border guards in Yarimthe Yarim Ghie Alia Village of Maku while carrying several cartons of cigarettes. He was […]

     
  • Duran Kalkan: Free Kurdistan will be achieved with the guerrilla

    Duran Kalkan: Free Kurdistan will be achieved with the guerrilla

    FEATURED NEWS, KURDISTAN 16 August 2017 11:09:40 no comments

    Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Executive Committee Member Duran Kalkan participated in a special program of News Channel TV evaluating the historic August 15 initiative. Kalkan stated that since the August 15 until today everything has been re-created in Kurdistan, and that the August 15 initiative brought into being a new […]

     
  • KCK: August 15 created revolutions within a revolution

    KCK: August 15 created revolutions within a revolution

    KURDISTAN 15 August 2017 11:05:22 no comments

    Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) Executive Council co-presidency has issued a written statement to celebrate the 33rd anniversary of the August 15 Initiative. The KCK statement read: “In the person of the great commander Egîd who carried out the guerrilla maneuver of August 15 that revived the Kurdish people on the […]

     
  • Another kolber killed by Iranian regime forces, KHRN reports

    Another kolber killed by Iranian regime forces, KHRN reports

    KURDISTAN 8 August 2017 12:38:13 no comments

    According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), the Iranian border guards opened fire on the car of Kurdish border trader by the name of Mihemed Bekir Qeytûlî near the village of Kanî Danyal in Selasê Bawecanî on August 7. The man got seriously injured as result of the attack, […]

     
  • Clashes between Kurdish guerrillas and Iranian forces in Ûrmiye

    Clashes between Kurdish guerrillas and Iranian forces in Ûrmiye

    KURDISTAN 31 May 2017 11:24:12 no comments

    Media affiliated with the Iranian government reported: “On 27th of May clashes broke out between PJAK and Iranian forces in Ûrmiye which resulted in casualty of two Border Regiment troops were and injury of seven others. The bodies of those killed during the conflict were buried at Ûrmiye in a […]

     
  • Iranian regime forces kill another kolber at border

    Iranian regime forces kill another kolber at border

    KURDISTAN 28 May 2017 10:54:30 no comments

    Attack by Iranian regime forces left a kolber dead and two others wounded at Hewraman border. Iranian regime forces have once again attacked the kolbers, cross-border porters working for daily wage, at the border between Rojhilat (Eastern Kurdistan) and Başûr (Southern Kurdistan). Local sources told Firat News Agency, ANF, that […]

     
  • KHRN: The Death Sentence of a Rojava Kurdish Political Prisoner in Ûrmiye Prison Finalised

    KHRN: The Death Sentence of a Rojava Kurdish Political Prisoner in Ûrmiye Prison Finalised

    KURDISTAN 26 May 2017 12:18:45 no comments

    An informed source told Human Rights Network Kurdistan (KHRN) that Kamal Hassan Ramazan, political prisoner form Rojava, has been officially notified the definitive implementation of his death sentences in absentia, in the prison, by Branch 3 of the Revolutionary Court in Ûrmiye on 20 May 2017. According to the source, […]

     
  • Clashes between civilians and the police force in Merîwan during Newroz celebration

    Clashes between civilians and the police force in Merîwan during Newroz celebration

    KURDISTAN 23 March 2017 22:56:23 no comments

    On 20th March during Newroz eve, while Kurdish people were trying to gather for a Newroz celebration, an attack took place by Iranian security forces, leading to clashes between civilians and the police force. Few days prior to Newroz,  the celebration of Newroz was to be banned in many Rojhelat […]

     
  • Videos of Rojhelat’s Newroz celebration

    Videos of Rojhelat’s Newroz celebration

    KURDISTAN, VIDEO 23 March 2017 22:40:00 no comments

    Despite all bans and pressures from the Iranian regime, people of Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan) welcomed Newroz and the Kurdish new year with massive celebrations along the country sides of Rojhelat. Here are some videos of Rojhelat’s Newroz celebration.   Hewraman Remekî, Dalahoo Mountains Tengî Ser, Sine Suburb Şino, Ûrmiye Province […]

     
  • The anniversary of 22nd February 1999, Rojhelat

    The anniversary of 22nd February 1999, Rojhelat

    KURDISTAN 24 February 2017 13:49:15 no comments

    The anniversary of 22nd February 1999, Rojhelat uprise to condemn the intergovernmental conspiracy against Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan. After the cooperation of West countries and Turkish government against Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan on 15th February 1999 which led to capture Öcalan in Kenya, people around Kurdistan came to streets and […]

     
  • Iraninan regime continues killing Kurdish Kolbers and traders; 2 Kolbers killed in Selmas

    Iraninan regime continues killing Kurdish Kolbers and traders; 2 Kolbers killed in Selmas

    KURDISTAN 14 February 2017 18:21:15 no comments

    Few days ago, Islamic Republic border guards targeted several Kurdish Kolbers and traders, due to that two Kolbers have been killed and one wounded. According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), on Sunday, 12th February at 6 AM, some of Kurdish Kolbers and traders who were carrying wares on border […]

     
  • KHRN: Iran authorities intimidate elderly Kurdish Kolber for role in BBC TV report

    KHRN: Iran authorities intimidate elderly Kurdish Kolber for role in BBC TV report

    KURDISTAN 9 February 2017 11:22:00 no comments

    The Iranian authorities have summoned and intimidated 70-year-old Kurdish Kolber worker Khezer Askarzadeh who just recently spoke to BBC Farsi journalists on the harsh working conditions of Kolber work in the border areas. The Intelligence Agency of Pîranşar called him to visit their branch and intelligence officers had met him […]