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Iran: Three Prisoners hanged on Murder Charges at Tabriz Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-23 02:00
Three prisoners were executed on Murder Charges in Tabriz central prison this morning Nov 22, 2017. The identity of prisoners who have been hanged as identified by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is as follows. Jamal Ghanbari from Tabriz (Ward 12) S ...

Demanding Ocelan’s freedom: Kurdish people go on sit-in in Strasburg

ANHA - 2017-11-22 13:06
GERMANY-Dozens of Kurdish community in Germany hold a sit-in front of European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg to demand the freedom of the Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocelan, and to disclose his health status. Dozens of Kurds from several German c ...

Freedom of Expression Training Takes Place in Dohuk

BAS News - 2017-11-21 18:18
DOHUK (UNAMI) — The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office launched a training course in Dohuk for journalists, media workers and civil society activists in the field of freedom of opinion and expression in the Kurdistan R ...

Week in Brief: Earthquake victims

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-21 02:00
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Iran government aid not enough to help earthquake victims Residents of Iranian Ku ...

UN Gives Kurdish Teachers Human Rights Training

BAS News - 2017-11-21 01:26
ERBIL (UNAMI) — The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Human Rights Office (HRO) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education in Kurdistan Region of Iraq organized a four-day training course in Erbil for 23 teacher, including 9 females, ...

HRW: Hêzên Bormiye destdirêjî li jinên Rohingya kirine

ANHA/Kurdî - 2017-11-16 11:00
NAVENDA NÛÇEYAN – Saziya Çavdêriya Mafên Mirovan a Navnetewî Human Rights Watch (HRW) îro di raporekê de diyar kir ku hêzên ewlekariyê yên Bormiye destdirêjî li jinên Rohingya, kirine. Rapora Human Rights Watch bi sernavê “Canê min jan dide…Tundiya cinsî ...

A Kurdish Political Prisoner Released after 5 Years in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-16 02:02
On Tuesday, November 14, a Kurdish political prisoner known as Khezr Rasoul Morovat, was released from Miandoab Prison after serving five years in prison. Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN) has been informed that this political prisoner and former stude ...

Iran: A Teenage Committed Suicide in Sardasht

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-16 02:02
On Tuesday, November 14, a teenage girl ended her life by hanging herself in Sardasht due to family problems. according to the information obtained by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) , the teenage girl was called Tania Ibrahimi, 13 years old, daught ...

Week in Brief: Death Penalty

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-14 02:01
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Iran affirms death penalty for Kurdish political prisoners An Iranian Islamic Rev ...

Nine Prisoners Hanged on Drug-related Charges in Mashhad and Taybad

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-14 02:01
Five prisoners in Mashhad Central Prison and Four prisoners in Taybad Prison were hanged on drug-related charges on Monday, Nov 6, 2017. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has identified the four executed detainees in Mashhad Central Prison as Hassan Y ...

Two Soldiers Wounded in Landmine Explosions in Dehloran Border

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-12 02:01
Two soldiers were injured by a mine blast in a Dehloran border area yesterday. According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that on Friday, Nov 10, 2017, two soldiers called Daniel Biranvand and Rasoul Asadi were injured by a lan ...

A Kolbar and Former Political Prisoner Injured by Direct Shooting of NAJA

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-09 02:00
A Kolbar and former political prisoner was severely injured at the border area of Shno (also known in Farsi as Oshnavieh) after being shot by Iranian Disciplinary Forces who then arrested him. According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Networ ...

Orumiyeh: Four Prisoners Hanged on Drug-related Charges

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-08 02:02
Four prisoners were hanged on drug-related charges at Orumiyeh Central Prison. The prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement a day before their execution. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has identified these four detainees as Hassan Bashook ...

Appeal to Swedish immigration to stop deporting of an Ahwazi refugee

Roji Kurd - 2017-11-08 00:04
ROJIKURD: The Ahwazi Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has learned from Ahwazi refugees in Sweden that an Ahwazi refugee named as Mr. Ali Salamat is going to be deported by the immigration office to Iran on 6th of November 2017. The ACHR understand that the ...

Iranian Border Guards Beat a 13 Year Old Kurdish Kolber to Death

BAS News - 2017-11-07 10:36
ERBIL — Iranian security forces killed a Kurdish teenager who was working as a backpack carrier, commonly known as Kolber, on KRG-Iran border areas in Khoi city of Urmia Province. According to Hengaw, a human rights news agency, Rasoul Yusufi, a 13-year- ...

Week in Brief: Executions and Silence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-07 02:00
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Prisoner hanged on murder charges in Iran’s Orumiyeh A death row prisoner, Tohid ...

SDF help civilians, regime obstructs

ANHA - 2017-11-05 17:17
NEWS DESK- The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights stated that the regime forces pull the chain on the civilians in Howayja Qate of the Euphrates River, and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) strive at helping the civilians to reach the eastern banks of the Eu ...

HRW: Iraq's Authorities Preventing IDPs from Returning Home in Anbar

BAS News - 2017-11-02 16:14
ERBIL — Iraqi security officials are preventing displaced families from returning home to the liberated areas over “perceived ties” to the Islamic State (IS), Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today. Iraqi authorities are also forcing other IDPs to return to ...

Kurds Without Border to shed light on human rights violation in Kurdistan

ANHA - 2017-11-02 10:43
QAMIŞLO- The Kurds Without Border institution opened an office in Qamişlo city in Cizîre region, and it aims at spreading the human rights’ culture and reinforcing its principles and values. The representatives of the Democratic Autonomous Administration ...

A Kurdish Kolbar Severely Wounded Due to Land Mine Explosions in Piranshahr

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-01 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has received reports that on Saturday, Oct 28, 2017, Suleiman Mahmoudi, 46, married and resident of Piranshahr in the highlands of Qomatyr Piranshahr, was severely injured by a mine blast and transferred to a hospital ...

Week in Brief: Killed and Abandoned

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-31 02:02
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Iran forces shoot dead a Kurdish tradesperson in Orumiyeh Iranian armed forces ha ...

Human Rights Watch: Cezarir 3 hezar insan dersînor kirin

ANHA/Kurdî - 2017-10-30 12:53
NAVENDA NÛÇEYAN – Human Rights Watch diyar kir ku rayedarên Cezayîrê hejmarek kes li başûrê Bejahiya bajarê Cezarira paytext û dedora wê gelek kes binçav kirin. Human Rights Watch her wiha destnîşan kir ku zêdeyî 3 hezar welatiyên Nejerî dersînor kirin û ...

ڕێکخراوی چاودێری مافەکانی مرۆڤ داوای سزادانی حکومەتی سوریا دەکات

Rhewal - 2017-10-27 19:54
رۆژانە هەواڵ ڕێکخراوی چاودێری مافەکانی مرۆڤ Human Rights Watch داوادەکات سزا بەسەر حکومەتی سوریا بسەپـێنرێت، ئەمەش لە پاش ئەو ڕاپـۆرتەی دوێنێ پـێنجشەممە لە لایەن نەتەوە یەکگرتووەکانەوە بڵاوکرایەوە و تیایدا حکومەتی ئەو وڵاتە تاوانباردەکات بە بەکارهێنانی چە ...

UN Special Rapporteur Voices Concern Over Human Rights In Iran

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-27 00:02
Roji Kurd: Asma Jahangir, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran told The Third Committee of the UN, that while Iran was responding to communication from her office, she was deeply concerned about continuation of several systemic vi ...
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