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Two Prisoners Hanged on Drug-related Charges in Qazvin Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-22 02:00
Two prisoners were hanged on drug-related charges at Choubidar Prison of Qazvin on Sept 20, 2017. The prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement in Qazvin prison a day before their execution. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has identified th ...

Iran: 4 Kurds Detained for Hoisting Kurdistan Flag

BAS News - 2017-09-21 13:19
ERBIL — Iranian security forces have detained four Kurdish citizens after they were found planting the Kurdistan flags in several locations around a village in Sanandaj province. According to Hangaw, a human rights monitoring group, the four civilians we ...

Iran: Two Kurds Executed

BAS News - 2017-09-20 11:18
ERBIL — Judicial authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran have reportedly carried out the execution sentences for two Kurdish individuals in the western province of Lorestan. According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HERANA), the two Kurdish ci ...

Over 90% of Raqqa Recaptured by SDF: Monitor

BAS News - 2017-09-20 11:18
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have cleared 90% of the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State (IS) militants, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). “The battle of Raqqa nears to its end after the [Islamic] State retre ...

Zeynab Jalalian Banned from Family Visits by Prison Authorities

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-19 02:00
During a short interview with Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Zeynab Jalalian talked about her ill health and the suspension of weekly visits with her family by the Prison Intelligence Bureau. This political prison has spent the past 10 years in th ...

A Prisoner Hanged in Public on Murder Charges in Islamabad-e Gharb

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-16 02:02
A 27-year-old prisoner was executed in public at one of the main streets of Islamabad-e Gharb On Tuesday morning Sept 12, 2017. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has identified the prisoner as Ashkan Ghanbari, 27 years old from Islamabad-e Gharb. A vi ...

A 16-year-old Girl in Saqez Ended her life by Hanging Herself

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-16 02:02
According to the report received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network, on Thursday night, Sep 14, 2017, a 16-year-old teenager called “Asra Mirzaei” ended her life by hanging herself in her house in Baharestan area (in Saqez) due to family problems. The rema ...

Over 100,000 Hawija Civilians Displaced Since August 2016

BAS News - 2017-09-12 19:53
ERBIL — More than 100,000 civilians have been displaced from Islamic State (IS)-held city of Hawija between August 2016 and September 2017, said the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights. The majority of the internally displaced persons (IDP) have entered t ...

Iranian authorities refuse revealing 3 kurds’ fate

ANHA - 2017-09-11 15:46
NEWS DESK- The Iranian authorities refused to disclose the fate of 3 Kurdish citizens from Kamyaran in Sunna governorate in Rojhilat Kurdistan. According to a statement of Human Rights Association in Eastern of Kurdistan, “the Iranian intelligence (Atlaat ...

Two Kurdish Detainees Transferred to Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-09-09 02:01
During the past few days, two Kurdish detainees from Shno city (also known in Farsi as Oshnavieh) were transferred from the IRGC Detention Centre to Orumiyeh Central Prison. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network, on Monday, 04 September 2017, t ...

Sanandaj High Security Space

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-08 01:42
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association: Today, on Thursday 7 September 2017, following a call by the activists of the city of Sanandaj for solidarity with the protesters a few days earlier in Baneh,they called for a silent gathering in this c ...

Wounded 2 Kurdish entrepreneur and carrier in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-08 01:42
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Wednesday 6 September 2017, a Kurdish entrepreneur was shot dead as a result of the direct shooting of wounded law enforcement personnel and and also other carrier due to the mine blast ...

The destruction of the city of Sur Amed by the Turkish government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-07 20:47
According to a report from the Human Rights Association, quoted by the Roz News Agency, yesterday after the resistance of residents of the Ali Pasha neighborhood to prevent the destruction of their residential homes, today, on 7 August 2017, special polic ...

The shooting the bullet to city of Lija in Northern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-06 05:42
In the wake of the news that the Kurdistan Human Rights Association has received, Turkish army attacks continue to the villages and towns of Kurdistan in northern Kurdistan. This time the city of Lija was attacked. It is reported that the “Mushref” villag ...

Aggregation protest people Baneh front the Governor office this city.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 23:43
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association on Monday 4 September 2017, two dead innocent civilians named Heydar Faraji and Mam Ghader, who in the past days had been killed directly by the IRGC’s armed forces. The carrier families an ...

The self immolation of a Kurdish woman in Javanrud , East of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 23:43
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Monday 4 August 2017, a young woman died because of burning by self immolation over the last few days. According to the news, “Galavizh Veisy” is a young woman from Javanrud and living ...

Kurdish prisoner execution in public view in Ilam

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 23:43
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association: Today, on Tuesday, 5 September 2017, a prisoner was executed on charges of execution on the 22 Bahman square in Ilam, east of Kurdistan. According to the report, this prisoner, with his brother in Decem ...

The hunger strike of five Kurdish prisoners in Kermanshah Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 16:15
Five Sunni Kurdish prisoners went on hunger strike in Kermanshah prison in eastern Kurdistan. According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, five Kurdish Sunni inmates have started their hunger strike on Thursday 31 August 2017, in Diz ...

Yazidi activist Nadia Murad meets with French FM Jean-Yves Le Drian

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
PARIS,— Yazidi human rights activist, UN Goodwill Ambassador and Islamic State group IS survivor, Nadia Murad, met with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris to talk about the future of the Yazidi community in Shingal (Sinjar) as well as me ...

Report on Human Rights violation in East Kurdistan “August” 2017.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 06:54
The human rights situation report is from Tuesday 1 August 2017 untill on Thursday 31 August 2017, in eastern Kurdistan, an effort by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, based on numerous reports from the human rights organization. It is worth noting ...

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 ...

80,000 People to Be Displaced in Battle of Hawija: Report

BAS News - 2017-09-04 18:49
ERBIL— The civilians in central Hawija and its surrounding areas will be used by the Islamic State (IS) militants as human shields in the battle to retake the town from the extremists, said Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights. The non-governmental organiz ...

Two Kurdish Porters Killed by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2017-09-04 17:49
ERBIL — Iranian armed forces on the border with Kurdistan Region killed on Monday two Kurdish porters — better known as Kolbar in Kurdish, a human rights monitoring group reported. According to Hangaw, which observes human rights situation across Iranian ...
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