Archive for category: KURDISTAN

  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 2 Kolbers killed and 3 others were severely injured by the border patrol forces

    2 Kolbers killed and 3 others were severely injured by the border patrol forces

    KURDISTAN 22 July 2016 15:06:39 no comments

    HRANA ─ Two Kolbers with the names of Burhan Elem Hulu and Mostafa Mehrpur were killed by border patrol in Chaldoran border and three others were severely injured. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), 5 Kolbers and residents of Showt village were injured or killed […]

     
  • Conflicts among people of Bêwran and Iranian security forces

    Conflicts among people of Bêwran and Iranian security forces

    KURDISTAN 18 July 2016 10:38:51 no comments

    According to Firat News Agency, on Saturday morning 26 July, a group of Kolbers 1, in Berde Panî of Serdeşt trapped in ambuscade of Iranian security forces. Security forces opened fire on Kolbers and seized goods and equipment of Kolbers. In contrast, people of Bêwran (a village of Serdeşt) attacked […]

     
  • Rojhelat: Conflicts between the locals and Iranian soldiers in Giwêzilê village of Serdeşt

    Rojhelat: Conflicts between the locals and Iranian soldiers in Giwêzilê village of Serdeşt

    KURDISTAN 4 July 2016 16:43:42 no comments

    One person carrying out border trade was killed during the attack of Iranian soldiers in the Giwêzilê village of Serdeşt on Tuesday. One more person was killed during the protests of the murder, and clashes in the region continue. According to ROJ NEWS AGENCY, the Giwêzilê village of Serdeşt has been […]

     
  • Abdullah Öcalan 37 years ago in Rojava

    Abdullah Öcalan 37 years ago in Rojava

    KURDISTAN, WOMEN 3 July 2016 11:20:40 no comments

    JINHA, KOBANÊ ─ Women, who welcomed the Leader Abdullah Öcalan with open arms on July 1, 1979 when he passed to Rojava Kurdistan before the military coup of 12 September 1980, describe him. One of these women Emîra Eluş stated that Abdullah Öcalan always read books and she said, “He […]

     
  • Monna Le Yeuc’h: “Europe doesn’t see violations in Turkey”

    Monna Le Yeuc’h: “Europe doesn’t see violations in Turkey”

    KURDISTAN, WOMEN 30 June 2016 12:14:39 no comments

    JINHA, ISTANBUL ─ Monna Le Yeuc’h from the delegation of European Grassroots Antiracist Movement made evaluations on the visibility of human rights violations in Turkey from Europe. Monna came to Istanbul with the delegation in order to follow the case of Chris Stemphson. Monna said, “The violations in Turkey are invisible in […]

     
  • KNK: The Turkish state continues to commit war crimes in Kurdistan

    KNK: The Turkish state continues to commit war crimes in Kurdistan

    KURDISTAN 29 June 2016 12:53:31 no comments

    Women, men, the old and young are all attacked, wounded and killed. Villages and cities with historical buildings, hospitals, schools, businesses and homes are bombed and wantonly destroyed. Agricultural land with livestock are all being burnt and scaorched. End to the massacres of human and nature that is taking place […]

     
  • Serdeşt was the first Kurdish city where became the target of chemical bombs

    Serdeşt was the first Kurdish city where became the target of chemical bombs

    KURDISTAN 28 June 2016 10:30:36 no comments

    Today is the 29th anniversary of chemical attack on Serdeşt in Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan) by Iraqi Regime (June 28 and 29, 1987). Despite the passage of 29 years since the tragedy, still the victims’ needs of physician have been futile so far. The tragedy of 29th June 1987 is an international issue. For […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]