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The Turkish government makes wall between the north and east of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
In a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Turkish government has launched a 3 meters long , 2 meters wide wall at the frontier between the north and east of Kurdistan. The Governor of Agri visited the site on Wednesday 9 August 2017, alon ...

Es wurde ein Faden der Frauensolidarität und der Hoffnung gesponnen

Civaka Azad - 2017-08-11 04:00
ISKU | Informationsstelle Kurdistan e.V. Andrea Benario über die Selbstorganisierung in der Demokratischen Föderation Nordsyrien, für den Kurdistan Report Juli/August 2017 In den Begegnungen mit Menschen, mit der Geschichte und der Natur in den Gebieten ...

Execution of a prisoner in Urmia Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-10 13:18
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Monday, 7 August 2017, “Ibrahim Erisi” from Mirabad, town of Bukan, was charged with murderous detention in Prison 4 of the Central Prison of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Urmia, in o ...

A young 33 years old from Saqez ended his life with hanging

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-10 13:18
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association on Tuesday 8 August 2017, a 33 years old young man from the city of Saqez, east Kurdistan by hanging lost his life. According to the report, this suicide was observed in the Hajiabad neighb ...

A Kurdish refugee was murdered in Norway

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-10 13:18
According to the report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association a Kurdish refugee from eastern Kurdistan,in Norway was killed by her fiance.Tuesday, August 8, 2017, Roya Hashemi corpse 24 years old from Divandareh was found in Oslo, Norway. The police have ...

Kurdistan Region would not postpone referendum: Barzani

KurdPress - 2017-08-10 10:07
Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said in a meeting with the region’s Muslim clerics on Wednesday, August 9, that the region cannot and will not postpone a planned referendum if those who asked to postpone it don’t have a stronger alternative. ...

Horse Racing Event 12 August

Erbil Lifestyle - 2017-08-10 03:01
Erbil International Equestrian Club is organizing a Horse Racing Event in 11 August at the EIEC ... ...

National Reporter’s Day as held in Kurdistan

KurdPress - 2017-08-09 13:08
The national Reporter’s Day was held in Sannadaj, the capital of Kurdistan Province, on Tuesday August 8 in the participation of media activists of the province. ...

A Kurdish woman hung herself to death + Photo

Hengaw - 2017-08-09 03:00
Hengaw: A twenty-year old young mother hung herself due to family problems. Based on reports received by Hengaw, on Friday, August The post A Kurdish woman hung herself to death + Photo appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Continuity of fires in Shahu Mountains forests

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-08 21:35
This morning 8 August 2017, Shahu forests in the Kamyaran area of eastern Kurdistan were burnt. According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, this morning 8 August 2017, Shahu Mountains forests from the Kamyaran city of east Kurdistan ...

A Kurdish Inmate Executed in West Azerbaijan, Iran

BAS News - 2017-08-08 12:50
ERBIL — An Iranian Kurdish prisoner was executed on Tuesday, August 8th, by the Iranian authorities in Urmia city of West Azerbaijan province in northwest of Iran. According to Hengaw, a human rights agency, Ibrahim Arisi from Bokan city of West Azerbaij ...

The complicated situation of detained prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-07 23:43
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Tuesday 1 August 2017, 53 political prisoners in the Raja’i Shahr prison of Karaj, who were transferred to a new ward in the las week in the halls number 10 of the prison , Their relati ...

گۆڵە نایابەکەی پۆستکێتس بۆ بارسێلۆنا

Yariga - 2017-08-07 22:08
بوسكيتس بتصويبة رائعة يحرز الهدف الثاني لـ #برشلونة أمام شابيكوينسيالنتيجة: برشلونة 2-0 شابيكوينسي#أبوظبي_الرياضية pic.twitter.com/ltkzp7PLcl — قناة أبوظبي الرياضية (@ADSportsTV) August 7, 2017 ...

SDF secured 50 percent of Raqqa from IS: YPG spokesman

KurdPress - 2017-08-07 10:33
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are involved in a “big battle” with Islamic State (IS) militants in their Syrian de-facto capital of Raqqa, where 50 percent of the territory is secured, a spokesman for the Kurdish YPG said on Sunday, August ...

Continuation of fire in Zagros forests in Gilan Gharb

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-07 10:23
On Saturday 7 August 2017,for several times forests of the Zagros Mountain Range were burnt in the forest and rangelands of Yay Lo, Mileh Na and Kafrava in city of Gilan Gharb east Kurdistan According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association on Saturday ...

The execution of a prisoner in Khorramabad, East of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-07 10:23
In a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association on Saturday 7 August 2017, one prisoner was executed in the Parsilon Prison of Khorramabad. “Hamed Qayed Rahmat ” of the drug offenders who had been transferred to the cell for sentencing to death in t ...

The Islamic Republic forces murdered another Kurdish innocent civilian.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-06 21:20
According to a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , on the night of 6 August 2017, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s police force murdered another innocent civilian. Farhad Zardi, a 26 years old married and has two children, along with a number ...

Execution of two Kurdish prisoners in Urmia Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-06 21:20
On Saturday, August 7 2017, two Kurdish prisoners accused of drug offenses committed yesterday for the execution from sections 14 and 15 of Urmia Central Prison in eastern Kurdistan they were transferred to solitary cells ,were executed. According to the ...

Lavrov: Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in Tehran on August 8-9

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 17:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Tehran on August 8-9 to discuss the strengthening of de-escalation zones in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Sunday. “With the Turkish counterpart [Turkish Foreign M ...

Kurdish Animation Representing Kurdistan at Kargil Festival

BAS News - 2017-08-06 16:20
ERBIL — Kurdish animation ‘The Silence of the Sky’ is competing for the best award at the Kargil International Film Festival 2017. The director of the film, Jubrail Abubakir, told BasNews that his work is set to go on screen between 11 and 13 August. The ...

Iranian authorities executed two Kurdish prisoners in Urmia

Hengaw - 2017-08-06 03:00
Hengaw: Two Iranian Kurdish prisoners were executed on Saturday, August 5th, by the Iranian authorities in Urmia city of West Azerbaijan province The post Iranian authorities executed two Kurdish prisoners in Urmia appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Federica Mogherini arrives in Tehran for Rouhani inauguration

KurdPress - 2017-08-05 11:10
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini arrived in Tehran on Friday night to attend in the President Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration ceremony on Saturday, August 5. ...

Two Iranian Kurdish Prisoners Executed in Urmia, Iran

BAS News - 2017-08-05 10:04
ERBIL — Two Iranian Kurdish prisoners were executed on Saturday, August 5th, by the Iranian authorities in Urmia city of West Azerbaijan province in northwest of Iran. According to Hengaw, a human rights agency, Said Pour Hormzi from Naghadeh, and Hussei ...

Daesh Areas of Influence – Feb to Jun 2017

The Global Coalition - 2017-08-04 04:55
Between February and June 2017, Daesh lost further territory in Iraq and Syria - around 30% of territory they controlled in Iraq as of January 2017, and 40% in Syria. The means the group have now lost 73% of the territory they controlled in Iraq in August ...

KMEWO’s Statement on the 3rd Anniversary of the Yazidi Genocide

Kurdish & ME Women's Organisation - 2017-08-04 03:55
Three years after the Yazidi Genocide, KMEWO calls on the Kurdish and Iraqi governments to act on the horrific human rights abuses suffered by 6,470 abducted Yazidi women and children. On August 3, 2014, Islamic State (IS) began an attack on the Yazidi c ...

Two Detainees Dead at Miandoab Prison due to Lack of Medical Care

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-08-04 02:01
Two ordinary prisoners detained in ward 2 of Miandoab Prison who urgently needed to be transferred to outpatient treatment centres, died within a week in prison due to lack of medical care. ” On 2nd and 7th of August, two prisoners of drug offences in th ...

French Photographer, Friend of Kurds, Chris Kochera Dies at 79

BAS News - 2017-08-03 23:27
ERBIL — The well-known and prolific French photographer and journalist, Chris Kochera, died on 1st of August at the age of 79, his wife confirmed on Thursday. Kochera made a great contribution to the struggle of Kurds for freedom by documenting their eff ...

It is not right time for Kurdistan referendum: UK Ambassador to Iraq

KurdPress - 2017-08-03 11:22
Iraqi Vice President Osama Nujaifi’s press office cited Frank Baker, UK's Ambassador to Iraq, as saying in a meeting between the two sides on Wednesday, August 2, that it is not the right time for Kurdistan Region to hold the referendum of independence. ...

Commemorating the Third Anniversary of the Genocide Against the Yazidis

Nadia Murad - 2017-08-03 09:03
Today, 3 August 2017, marks the third anniversary of the genocide against the Yazidi. In the summer of 2014, the so-called Islamic State (IS or ISIS) launched a systematic campaign of mass atrocities against civilians in northern Iraq. By 3 August that ca ...

Iranian authorities executed a Kurdish political prisoner in Sanandaj

Hengaw - 2017-08-03 03:00
Hengaw: An Iranian Kurdish political inmate was executed on Wednesday, August 2, by the Iranian authorities in Sanandaj city of Kurdistan province, The post Iranian authorities executed a Kurdish political prisoner in Sanandaj appeared first on Human Rig ...

First Iranian Kurdish Political Prisoner Executed in August

BAS News - 2017-08-02 12:24
He was charged with membership of an opposition party ERBIL — An Iranian Kurdish political inmate was executed on Wednesday, August 2, by the Iranian authorities in Sanandaj city of Kurdistan province, northwest Iran. According to Hengaw, a human rights ...

Yezidi IDPs Commemorate 3rd Anniversary of Sinjar Genocide by IS

BAS News - 2017-08-02 10:03
SINJAR — Kurdish Yezidi community will commemorate the third anniversary of Sinjar genocide which was carried out against the community by the Islamic State (IS) extremist organization on August 3, 2014. Sleman Fano, head of Lalish Cultural and Social Ce ...

Allseits durchkreuzte Pläne

Civaka Azad - 2017-08-02 04:00
ISKU | Informationsstelle Kurdistan e.V. Selahattin Erdem zu den Auswirkungen der letzten Raqqa-Offensive, für den Kurdistan Report Juli/August 2017 Die Demokratischen Kräfte Syriens (arab.: QSD) haben unter dem Namen »Die große Schlacht« eine neue Offen ...

Essential Guide to Kenya’s High Stakes Election on 8 August

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-01 18:41
Kenya’s 8 August elections are rapidly approaching and concerns continue to mount over the prospect of electoral violence. In thisA, Senior Kenya Analyst Murithi Mutiga looks at what is at stake and assesses efforts to prevent another violent fallout fro ...

Crisis Group On the Long Road to Kenya's August Elections

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-01 18:41
For the past twelve months, Crisis Group has closely monitored and assessed developments in the run-up to Kenya's 8 August 2017 election. In this letter to our readers, Africa Program Director Comfort Ero highlights Crisis Group's flagship Kenya publicat ...

44 Yezidi Abductees Freed from IS in July

BAS News - 2017-08-01 15:05
3,092 Yezidis have been freed from IS since August 3, 2014 ERBIL — 44 abducted Yezidis were rescued from the Islamic State (IS) militants during the last month, according to a report by KRG’s Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs. Directorate of Ye ...

Over 100 delegations to attend Rouhani oath-taking ceremony

KurdPress - 2017-08-01 13:07
Member of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said in a message that over 100 foreign delegations are scheduled to participate in President Hassan Rouhani's swearing-in ceremony slated to be held in Tehran on August 5. ...

Kurdistan Region hopes to reactivate parliament in two weeks

KurdPress - 2017-07-31 10:20
Senior assistant to Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, Hemin Hawrami, said on Sunday that the region hopes that the parliament will meet again on August 15, and that all preparations for holding a Kurdish independence referendum on 25 September wi ...

Iraqi Kurds hope to reactivate parliament within two weeks

Aranews - 2017-07-31 05:28
ARA News Senior assistant to President Masoud Barzani, Hemin Hawrami, on Sunday said that they hope that the Kurdish Regional Government’s (KRG) parliament will meet again on August 15, and that all preparations for holding a Kurdish independence referen ...

8th Kurdistan International Film Festival to Happen in August

BAS News - 2017-07-24 14:40
ERBIL — Kurdistan International Film Festival (KIFF) has prepared its 8th annual event to happen in August titled ‘Towards Referendum and Kurdistan’s Independence”. Shakhawan Mustafa, director of the festival, told BasNews that the event has been schedul ...

Aufruf zum Internationalen Aktionstag gegen Feminizid

Civaka Azad - 2017-07-22 04:00
ISKU | Informationsstelle Kurdistan e.V. Erklärung der Frauenfreiheitsbewegung der Êzidinnen (TAJÊ), 21.07.2017 Am 3. August 2017 jährt sich der genozidale Angriff des sog. Islamischen Staats (IS) gegen ezidische KurdInnen im nordirakischen Sindschar [ku ...
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