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A Kurdis student arrested on charges of criticizing the IRGC

Hengaw - 2017-10-20 03:02
Hengaw : A student from Kermashan (Kermanshah) was arrested by the intelligence forces. Based on the report of the Human Rights Organization The post A Kurdis student arrested on charges of criticizing the IRGC appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Ali Ahmad Sulaiman – Tabriz Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-20 02:01
The Iraqi Kurdish man called Ali Ahmad Sulaiman was arrested on November 17, 2005, at the Targavar border region near Orumiyeh. He was then sentenced to five years of imprisonment on charges of membership and collaboration with a Kurdish political party ( ...

Three Kurdish Detainees Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-18 02:01
In the past few days, three detainees from Baneh, who had been arrested during street celebrations in support of the referendum for Kurdistan Independence, were released on bail. Reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) indicate that thre ...

New details about two Ahwazi detainees sentenced to death

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-15 00:06
Mr. Ghasem Abdullah, born in 1986, married, had two children from the villages of “Beit Derchal” and Abdullah Karamoalah Kaab, born in 1980, married with three children from the “Shawour” village, the two detainees were arrested on October 21, 2015, along ...

Mohammd Nazari is siruousely in Dangerous of death in Rajaii Shahr jail

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-14 00:00
Kurdish political prisoner Mohammad Nazari who was arrested in 1994 by agents of the Abuzar Revolutionary Guards Coprs in Bukan, has been deprived of a prison leave despite serving 24 years of prison and now he is seriously in dangerous of death after 66 ...

Turkey received U.S. request to solve visa crisis: Erdogan spokesman

Reuters - 2017-10-12 13:05
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has received a request from the United States to solve an escalating row between the two countries, the spokesman for President Erdogan said on Thursday, after a U.S. consulate worker was arrested in Istanbul last week. ...

A Prisoner Hanged on Drug-related Charges at Qazvin Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-11 02:00
A prisoner was hanged on drug-related charges at Choubidar Prison of Qazvin on Oct 08, 2017. An informed source has identified the detainee as Reza Nalbandi, son of Ali from Tabriz. According to this source, the hanged prisoner had been arrested and sente ...

A Kurdish Citizen of Turkey Sentenced to a Five-year Imprisonment in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-10 02:00
A Kurdish citizen of Turkey who had travelled to Orumiyeh to visit his family in May was arrested by security forces and sentenced to five years of Imprisonment by the Revolutionary Court of Orumiyeh on charges of cooperating with one of the Kurdish parti ...

Arrest of two Kurdish citizens in Tehran

Hengaw - 2017-10-07 03:01
Hengaw : Two Kurd citizens from Bukan were arrested by security forces for unknown reasons at their work place in Tehran, and The post Arrest of two Kurdish citizens in Tehran appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

In the past 10 days, at least 6 kurdish women have been arrested

Hengaw - 2017-10-07 03:01
Hengaw: In the wake of the recent arrests of the Kurdistan people, at least 6 women were arrested for pleasures and support The post In the past 10 days, at least 6 kurdish women have been arrested appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Five Detainees Transferred to Bukan Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-05 02:02
Five citizens of Bukan, who were celebrating during the Iraqi Kurdistan Independence referendum, were taken to the Prison from the Detention Centre of Bukan last week. “On Tuesday, Sept 26, 2017, five citizens of Bukan were arrested by the Bukan forces on ...

Continued Arrests of Kurdish Labour Activists in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-04 02:02
Iranian security forces arrested another Kurdish Labour activist in Sanandaj yesterday and transferred him to the Intelligence Detention Centre of this city. Reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) indicate that On Friday, Sept 29, 2017, ...

Kurdish Cleric Released on Bail / Another Cleric Remains in Custody

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-03 02:02
Momostat Abdul Karim Azarin, Kurdish Sunni Cleric, was released on bail from Orumiyeh Central Prison after being detained for more than three months but his son-in-law, who was arrested before him, is still in detention. “On June 10, 2017, the security fo ...

Authentication of 4 detainees in Shahin Dezh

Hengaw - 2017-10-02 03:01
Hengaw: At the same time as other Kurdistan cities, Iranian security forces arrested more than ten young people in Shahin Dezh. Based The post Authentication of 4 detainees in Shahin Dezh appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Authentication of 14 detainees from Saqez by “Hengaw”

Hengaw - 2017-10-01 03:00
Hengaw: During the past few days, more than 100 citizens from Saqez were arrested by the security forces of this city. Based The post Authentication of 14 detainees from Saqez by “Hengaw” appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

The wave of arrests of Kurdish citizens this time in Sawlawa(Sarvabad)

Hengaw - 2017-10-01 03:00
Hengaw: Iran’s security forces arrested several citizens in one of the villages of Sawlawa (Sarvabad). According to a report to the Human The post The wave of arrests of Kurdish citizens this time in Sawlawa(Sarvabad) appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

In Javanrud, 16 citizens were arrested.

Hengaw - 2017-09-29 03:02
Hengaw: Over the past few days, 16 Kurdish citizens were arrested in Javanrood City and all of them are from this city. The post In Javanrud, 16 citizens were arrested. appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

A Labour Activist Arrested in Sanandaj by Iranian Security Forces

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-29 02:01
Security forces in Sanandaj arrested a labour activist yesterday and transferred him to the intelligence headquarters in the city of Sanandaj. “On Tuesday, September 26, the security forces of Sanandaj arrested Saleh Nia (the Kurdish labour activist and a ...

David and Goliath in Zimbabwe: How a Pastor Has Challenged Robert Mugabe

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-09-27 07:26
While Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was deriding President Trump as a "Giant, Gold Goliath" at the UN General Assembly last week, the 93 year-old dictator's own suspected "David" was arrested back home in the capitol city of Harare on charges of sub ...

In Bokan, Iran’s security forces arrested two young

Hengaw - 2017-09-27 03:02
Hengaw: According to a report from Human Rights Watch “Hengaw“, on the evening of September 22, a group of young people from the The post In Bokan, Iran’s security forces arrested two young appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Bokan / Arrests of 11 citizens by security force

Hengaw - 2017-09-27 03:02
Hengaw: A dozen citizens from Bokan have been arrested by the Iranian security forces in this city. According to the report came The post Bokan / Arrests of 11 citizens by security force appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

A Kurdish Yarsan Activist arrested in North of Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-27 02:02
Iran’s Security forces arrested a Kurdish Yarsan activist who was a resident of Neka (a city in the north of Iran) and transferred him to an unknown location. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Aug 30, 2017, Hossein Mansou ...

9 Kurdish citizens arrested for raising Kurdistan flag

Hengaw - 2017-09-23 03:01
Hengaw: according to the report from the Kurdish Human Rights Watch organization “Hengaw”, on Wednesday, September 20, intelligence forces arrested four The post 9 Kurdish citizens arrested for raising Kurdistan flag appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Iran: Two Kurdish citizens Arrested in Dehgolan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-22 02:00
Security forces arrested two Kurdish citizens of Dehgolani and transferred them to an unknown location. “The Security forces raided Yadi Shakeri and Azad Naderi’s houses in Dehgolan on Monday, September 18 before arresting and transferring them to an unkn ...

40 Iraqi Migrants Arrested in Bulgaria

BAS News - 2017-09-19 18:24
ERBIL— The police in Bulgarian capital, Sophia, arrested 40 Iraqi migrants, including 13 teenagers. The migrants who were all arrested on Monday night have already applied for asylum in the country. Since the beginning of 2017, some 2,140 Iraqi migrants ...

IS Preacher in Hit Arrested upon Requesting Salary

BAS News - 2017-09-17 23:06
ERBIL— Iraqi intelligence service on Sunday arrested the preacher of the Islamic State (IS) organization in the town of Hit, in Anbar province. Iraqi media reported an informed source as saying Mullah Salih Abdullah Jubair was arrested as he submitted a ...

Turkish police arrests HDP’s MP Sîbel Yîgîtalp

ANHA - 2017-09-14 13:22
NEWS DESK– Turkish police arrested Sîbel Yîgîtalp who is a parliament in Democratic Peoples’ Party in Amed city. Sîbel now said on her Twitter account that she is in front of her home and the Turkish police has arrested her. A.H ANHA ...

Over 2,500 People Arrested in Kurdistan for Suspected Links with IS

BAS News - 2017-09-13 19:10
ERBIL— Some 2,625 people have been arrested by Kurdistan security forces for suspected links with the Islamic State (IS) organization since 2014, stated the Chairman of Kurdistan Region's Committee for Evaluating and Responding to International Reports. ...

Turkish police politically exterminating HPD MPs

ANHA - 2017-09-13 16:34
NEWS DESK- The Turkish police raided on Wednesday morning the houses of the parliamentarians in Democratic Peoples’ Party in Konya city, and arrested many members of the party. The co-chair of Democratic Peoples’ Party Erol Şan and the last two administra ...

UK: Man Arrested for Joining YPG in Syria

BAS News - 2017-09-13 13:28
ERBIL — A British citizen who had joined the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units to help the fight against the Islamic State (IS), has been arrested upon his arrival back to his home country. Nottinghamshire police said that Aiden Aslin, 23, was bei ...

Picture: Four Drug Dealers Arrested: Erbil Police

BAS News - 2017-09-12 15:39
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s police captured overnight on Monday a group of drug dealers in Erbil, seizing an amount of substances from their residence. The group is made up of four people and they were captured after the police forces conducted a night ra ...

Five Kurdish Cultural Activists Arrested in Kermanshah

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-12 02:00
Five Kurdish cultural activists of Kermanshah attempting to stage a demonstration in protest to killing Kolbars were arrested by Iranian Disciplinary Forces and later transferred to the Intelligence detention centre of Kermanshah IRGC. According to the i ...

Whereabouts of Injured Kurdish Prisoner in Iran Remain Unknown

BAS News - 2017-09-11 20:57
ERBIL — The whereabouts of a Kurdish man, who was shot and detained in late June remain unknown, said the family on Monday. Rami Hossein Panahi was arrested on the 23rd of June this year and remains in custody of the Iranian intelligence agency to this d ...

Turkish ISIS woman arrested before suicide attack in Tal Afar

Waar Media - 2017-09-11 16:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi army forces arrested a Turkish woman before she blew herself up in the troops northwest of Nineveh, state TV reported on Sunday. Al Iraqiya TV said the woman, of an Azebaijani origin, tried to storm into the troops and blow herself up i ...

HDP parliament member released from prison

KurdPress - 2017-09-10 16:47
A court in Turkey southeastern Kurdish province of Diyarbakir ordered the release of pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Kars deputy Ayhan Bilgen on September 8, eight months after he was arrested as a part of a terror investigation. ...

[VIDEO]: Iraqi Forces Capture Turkish IS Female Suicide Bomber

BAS News - 2017-09-10 11:42
She was persuaded to defuse her explosive belt ERBIL — Iraqi forces arrested a Turkish female suicide bomber of Azeri origin who attempted to blow herself up against the Iraqi forces in the town of Ayadiyah, 15 km north of Tel Afar. Al-Iraqiya state-run ...

Runaway Ex-Iraqi Minister Arrested in Beirut

BAS News - 2017-09-09 19:09
ERBIL— Lebanese security service arrested on Saturday the former Iraqi trade minister, Abdul-Fallah al-Sudani, who is convicted of corruption. Sudani, wanted by the Interpol, was arrested in Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport. In 2012, Sudani was ...

Turkish Court Decides to Release HDP Lawmaker

BAS News - 2017-09-08 20:10
ERBIL — A Turkish court in the city of Diyarbakir decided to release the lawmaker and former spokesperson of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP), Ayhan Bilgen, from prison on Friday. The HDP member was arrested for the third time in January t ...

Iran: A number of Protestors Wounded and Arrested in Baneh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-07 02:02
The Iranian Anti-Riot Forces attacked Protestors who had gathered around the governor’s office in Baneh. During this attack, five Protestors have been injured and four others have been arrested so far. “Following a massive strike in Baneh, hundreds of pe ...

Five People Arrested, Charged with Murder of Iranian Kurdish Porters

BAS News - 2017-09-06 11:38
ERBIL — Following a widespread protest at the wake of killing two Kurdish porters by the Iranian border guards, the military authorities have reportedly arrested five soldiers suspected to have been engaged in the direct fire. The report has been confirm ...

Continued Attacks on Kolbars and Tradesmen by Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-06 02:00
Last night, Iranian Disciplinary Force (NAJA) of “Dasht Kapran” arrested a number of kolbars at one of the border areas of the Sardasht city. In this incident, the officers injured a cover by direct shooting, and crushed a young woman under the wheels of ...

The unclear situation of a Kurd prisoner in Urmia Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 06:54
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, “Saber Shaykh Abdullah”, arrested in 2014 in charge of membership in a Kurdish party and planning and carrying out a bombing in the city of Mahabad, remains uncertain and without a lawyer ...

Turkey: 48 IS Suspects Detained in August

BAS News - 2017-09-04 17:49
ERBIL — A total of 48 suspects were arrested over alleged links to the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the month of August across Turkey, according to information collected by Anadolu Agency. According to that information, there were many foreign suspect ...

YAT prevented committing a massacre in al-Tabqa

ANHA - 2017-09-01 13:57
Anti-Terror Units (YAT) in the ranks of People Protection Units (YPG) prevented committing a massacre in Jaraniyah district in al-Tabqa city in the first day of the Eid as Anti-Terror Units arrested a mercenary while he was attempting to blast a mine amon ...

Seven Kolbars Arrested by Iranian Border Guards in Sardasht

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-08-31 02:00
Iranian border guards arrested Seven Kurdish Kolbars (Kulbaran) on the borders of Sardasht (Beweran village) and transferred them to Sardasht. It should be noted that They weren’t carrying any foreign goods. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Networ ...

Arrest of a Kurdish driver in northern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-28 18:08
According to a report from Kurdistan Human Rights Association and News Agency (Daily Kurd), which was released yesterday, a Kurdistan bus driver in the north of Kurdistan, Mahmoud Ghahraman, was arrested for wearing a t-shirt, written on it, Kurdistan. Ac ...

PKK confirms arrest of Turkish intelligence MIT officials in Sulaimani

Waar Media - 2017-08-28 17:15
WAAR-DUHOK: A senior member of the PKK umbrella group has confirmed that they have arrested “officials” of the Turkish intelligence agency, MIT, in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan adding that if they find it necessary, they are prepared to release names and ...

Young Man Arrested in Kirkuk over Extortion

BAS News - 2017-08-28 16:40
ERBIL— A young man who pretended to be a girl to extort cell phone recharge cards from young men was arrested in Kirkuk on Monday. A police officer from Kirkuk, who spoke to Kurdistan 24 news channel, said that the arrested person had obtained 50 cards b ...

Turkey Arrests IS Leader Who Planned to Kill Maliki: Reports

BAS News - 2017-08-26 21:19
ERBIL— In a search campaign against the Islamic State (IS) members in Turkey, an IS leader who was convicted of setting assassination plot against former Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki was arrested, Turkish media reported on Saturday. The 41- year- ...

The joint secretary (HDP) of Mersin City was sentenced to prison.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-26 04:37
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association Report, Mohammad Mirza Soylemz, the secretary general of the People’s Democratic People’s Party (HDP) Mersin in northern Kurdistan, who was arrested on 12 August 2017, was sentenced to prison by the Turk ...

Arrest of Kurdish girl in the Bane

Hengaw - 2017-08-25 03:00
Hengaw: a human rights news agency reported that a Kurdish woman, Sara Rostami, 28, was arrested on August 21 by the Iranian The post Arrest of Kurdish girl in the Bane appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

PKK Arrests a KDP-S Official in Qamishlo, Rojava

BAS News - 2017-08-23 14:53
ERBIL — The Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Syrian wing of the PKK, arrested a member of the local council of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S), in the town of Karki Laki in Qamishlo in Rojava (the Syrian Kurdistan). "A patrol of PYD gunm ...
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