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Three Prisoners Hanged on Drug Charges in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-05-27 02:00
The Iranian government has executed three prisoners on drug-related charges at Orumiyeh Central Prison on 26 May. They were taken to solitary confinement cells a day before their execution, according to a local source who spoke to Kurdistan Human Rights ...

A Kurdish Civil Rights Activist Released After Serving 2 Years

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-05-27 02:00
According to informatin obtained from local source by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN), Fayegh Chireh, Kurdish civil rights activist was released from prison in Mahabad, on May 21,2017 at the end of his two years sentence. This civil activist has ...

Shooting to innocent sivilians Sarshive Saqez 2 people injured and arrested.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-26 23:42
According to reports Kurdistan Human Rights Association , last night 26 May 2017, near the village “Kowna Saif ” functions Sarshiv Saqez , the police station Bastam by laying an ambush, innocent civilians target and put a innocent civilian called “Mohamma ...

EU raises human rights in talks with Turkey’s Erdogan

Waar Media - 2017-05-26 18:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Senior European Union officials on Thursday pressed President Tayyip Erdogan over Turkey’s human rights record while he pushed Brussels to deliver on promises of visa-free travel to Europe for Turks. Erdogan’s visit to Brussels, where he was ...

1 Kurdish Kolber Killed, 4 Wounded by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2017-05-26 14:25
ERBIL — Iranian security forces opened fire at a number of Kolbers (backpack carriers) on Thursday, May 25. One Kolber was killed and three others were wounded as a result. According to Hengaw, a human rights news outlet, the Iranian border guards ambush ...

Union of Socialist Women campaign to “Figen Yüksekdağ”

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-26 14:01
According to reports, Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Union of Socialist Women campaign Feigen Yuksekag handed over to do not the will of women invincible “, has announced that is dated 21 June 2017, in several cities in Europe this campaign imple ...

Continued shelling the villages Kanton Afrin the Turkish army

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-26 14:01
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association , the Turkish military Azri villages, Topal and Kerduy in Bulbulay Kanton Afrin firing heavy artillery is placed. According to local sources, today, May 25, 2017 the Turkish military, Kanton Afrin ...

Regions of the East Kurdistan was burned.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-25 22:31
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association, fire getting in Pich Ayeneh in Ilam and forest and Kabir Kuh meadows and a few days ago, 30 hectares of wheat fields in the village of “Barehbijeh ” functions Dehloran city burned. Reportedly due ...

IS Abducts nearly 3,000 Villagers in Western Nineveh

BAS News - 2017-05-25 19:30
ERBIL— The extremists from the Islamic State (IS) organization on Thursday raided four villages in western Nineveh province, abducting nearly 3,000 civilians. Iraqi media, citing Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights, reported IS took the people from Afri', ...

Danger of execution of prisoners in Orumieh in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-25 19:24
According to the report on the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , today Thursday 25 May 2017, 3 prisoners on death row were transferred to solitary confinement in the prison of Urmia to the implementation of sentences. 3 prisoners named “Osman Hasani” f ...

Women and children prisoners in the prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-25 08:46
According to reports by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , the number of women imprisoned in the women’s ward Mahabad prison, nearly 50 female prisoners that a number of children under three years in the women’s ward held in Orumiyeh Central Prison ...

Fired 106 municipal employees in the City “Ağrı” North Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-25 01:05
Kurdistan Human Rights Association : (Musa Aichen) Agri Governor Turk city in northern Kurdistan who appointed her to the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the municipality of Agri works, 106 employees dismissed from office. Musa Aichen on the 22 May ...

Islamic Republic execution machine in east kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-25 01:05
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association and to the Iran Human Rights, on Tuesday 22 May 2017, ” Mehran Ashrafi ” in prison Dizelabad Kermanshah in East Kurdistan, was executed. It should be noted that the prisoners had been sen ...

SDF Close in on Central Raqqa: Monitor

BAS News - 2017-05-25 00:14
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the coalition forces, have taken full control of “the last” Islamic State (IS)-held village in eastern Raqqa, Syria. According to the information obtained buy the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ( ...

The risk of deportation “Anwar Moradi Zar” to Iran by the German government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-24 16:19
According to the report, the Iranian Communist Party published and a copy of it to Kurdistan Human Rights Association has been sent, a citizen of Kurdish people of the Sanandaj in East Kurdistan called “Anwar Moradi Zar” members of the Communist Party of ...

8 Prisoners Executed a Week After Presidential Elections in Iran

BAS News - 2017-05-24 10:41
ERBIL — Only a week after the presidential elections in Iran, eight prisoners were executed across Iran. According to human rights sources, executions against at least eight death row inmates in prisons in Ardabil, Tabriz, Kermanshah and Baluchistan citi ...

Five Prisoners Hanged on Murder Charges in Tabriz Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-05-24 02:01
According to the report of the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), at least five prisoners on charges of murder, were hanged in the central prison in Tabriz, early this morning on May 23, 2017. The identities of three of these prisoners have been deta ...

Every day is mine victims in East Kurdistan.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-23 22:12
According to a report received by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association 22 May 2017, on the border between East and South Kurdistan, near the city of Piranshahr, landmines left over from the Iran Iraq war causing injury intense citizen of Kurdish and bec ...

Sardashti woman killed by brother in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-23 22:12
According to reports received by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , Saturday 20 May 2017, a woman named ” Sheno Moein ” from Sardasht, who is married and has a son, a brother named (Shwaneh Moein ) the pretext of honor, shot dead was. It should be n ...

Cut to meet and leave the prisoners saqez due to the refusal of the vote

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-23 22:12
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association Yesterday 22 May 2017, Behzad Derakhshanian son of Rauf from Saheb the functions of Saqez in East Kurdistan in prison Saqez prisoner and because of a lack agree to leave in the wake of repeated re ...

The phenon of depression gripped the society the East Kurdistan and Iran.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-23 22:12
According to official government statistics, 6 million 400 thousand people in Iran are suffering from depression. Kurdistan Human Rights Association , a report found that in relation to depression and to the Director General of mental health, the Ministry ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – May 22, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-05-23 08:58
Zakho of Iraqi Kurdistan has become drug gateway to Turkey, Syria Erbil: Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Independent Commission for Human Rights said the region’s district of Zakho has become a gateway between Iran, Turkey and Syria for drug trafficking. Head o ...

Two Citizens Killed and Wounded in a Landmine Explosion in Sarpol-e Zahab

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-05-23 02:03
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) – one citizen died and another citizen was seriously wounded on Sunday, May 21, 2017 by an explosion of a landmine in the Sarghala Area situated in Sarpol-e Zahab (Kermanshah province). As a result of landmine explos ...

Female suicide Saqez in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-22 22:49
The Kurdistan Human Rights Association , today 22 May 2017, a woman 25 years abbreviated (A_A) parish “Tazava” city of Saqez in East Kurdistan, by hanging himself to her life end, and yet how and why this suicide there is no information. It should be note ...

Belarus backsliding badly on human rights: U.N. report

Reuters - 2017-05-22 19:55
GENEVA (Reuters) - The Belarus government has returned to a policy of large-scale repression, causing a dramatic deterioration in human rights, according to a report published on Monday for submission to next month's session of the U.N. Human Rights Counc ...

'Irak ordusu IŞİD'den kaçan sivillere şiddetli işkenceler yapıyor'

ZERnews - 2017-05-22 17:56
İnsan Hakları İzleme Örgütü (Human Rights Watch) açıkladığı raporda Musul'un batısında IŞİD'den kurtulan sivillere Irak Ordusu tarafından çok şiddetli işkencelerin yapıldığını vurguladı. Sivil vatandaşların soruşturma sırasında işkenceye verildiğini, işke ...

Death sentence Hemen Mostafaei was stopped

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-22 16:16
According to the report of the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, Hemen Mostafaei kurdish prisoner from the village of Kanidinar the function of the city of Marivan in East Kurdistan, detained in prison in Sanandaj, who was supposed death sentence today ...

Kurdish asylum seeker committed suicide in Great Britain

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-22 16:16
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association , the Kurdish refugees called “Awat Abu Bakr,” 29 years old from the town (Sayyid Sadiq) south of Kurdistan in Sulaimaniyah province in the country Great Britain had attempted suicide and ...

150 to 200 thousand people in East Kurdistan are to carrier jobs busy.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-21 22:59
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association , on Sunday 21 May 2017, Rasoul Khezri “appointed representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Islamic Parliament in connection with insurance innocent civilians Piranshahr said ...

A Kurdish young from Saqez attempted suicide

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-21 01:00
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association , today Saturday 20 May 2017, is a kurdish young named “Reza Rostam Zadeh,” 18 years old parish Silo Saqez from East Kurdistan by taking “tablet” committed suicide and lost his life. It should be ...

Six months is not bread at night.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-20 21:27
According to a report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association Boroujerd municipal green space workers have not received their salaries for five months. The report said the workers are between five to six months of unpaid wage claims and contracting companie ...

Self immolation 2 women in Divandareh in a week.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-19 23:07
According to information received by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, two women from the city Divandareh in East Kurdistan, have set themselves on fire and a large part of thier body are burned. The report states that on Saturday, 13 May 2017, woma ...

Suicide of a young Kurdish from East Kurdistan, in Kermanshah

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-19 23:07
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights in Association, yesterday 18 May 2017, a young Kurdish named “Sasan Moradi” from Kermanshah of East Kurdistan people committed suicide in garrison Kermanshah and lost his life. According to reports he has bee ...

Coercion and compulsion of prisoners to participate in elections

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-19 23:07
According to a report by the Kurdistanسس Human Rights Association has reached a dawn today Friday 19 May 2017, prison authorities Sanandaj Dizelabad Kermanshah and Orumieh prison in the hall and the life of the prison, where they threatened that in case o ...

South Sudan forces killed 114 civilians around Yei in six months: U.N.

Reuters - 2017-05-19 11:46
GENEVA (Reuters) - South Sudanese pro-government forces killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town between July 2016 and January 2017, as well as committing uncounted rapes, looting and torture, the U.N. human rights office said on Friday. ...

Ghasem Abesteh On Hunger Strike for 16 Days in Rajai Shahr Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-05-19 02:04
An informed source told Human Rights Network Kurdistan that Kurdish Sunni prisoner, Ghasem Abasteh has been on a hunger strike for 16 days in protest to the lack of medical care in Rajai Shahr Prison. According to the source in a past few month, Abasteh ...

Labor activist was sentenced to two months in prison in Saqez.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-19 01:18
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association, labor activist Osman Ismaili , from the city of Saqez from East Kurdistan on charges of disturbing public order, participating in a May Day celebration to one year of imprisonment by Branch One o ...

28 of the 30 candidates were disqualified Yarsan Faith.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-18 16:47
Kurdistan Human Rights Association : candidates followers Yarsan (from right) in the city and village, city Hashtgerd (Karaj), whose number 30 was, by the House Oversight Committee to request candidates to the bodies of four (registration, judiciary, poli ...

In East Kurdistan Kurdish innocent civilian body was found after 105 days

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-18 16:47
According to a report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association , Rezgar Sakani bodies from the village “Pasan Tirgu” Silvaneh of the functions of Urmia city in East Kurdistan that was missing last year, yesterday Wednesday, 17 May 2017, after a lapse of 105 ...

Families who fled Iraq’s Mosul forced back, says HRW

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 14:12
BEIRUT,— The Iraqi army and other local security forces have forced over 300 displaced families to return to west Mosul neighborhoods still under risk of attack by the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. The families, ...

Chinese police release video of rights activist to refute torture claim

Reuters - 2017-05-18 11:14
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police released a video on Thursday of detained human rights activist Jiang Tianyong to refute what it described as rumors he had been tortured, though Jiang's wife said the clip had not assuaged fears for her husband's safety. ...

Women’s rights are human rights, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 04:52
Johanna Higgs | Independent Australia HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— At a protest against violence against women, a small group of women and men had gathered in the centre of Iraqi Kurdistan’s capital to protest violence against women. As the sm ...

Presidential election none of the criteria is not a free election

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-18 02:54
Kurdistan Human Rights Association by looking at the date of the elections in Iran, and consider policy and legal system of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Iran without any conditions and criteria for a free and democratic election knows. Islamic Republ ...

The continued detention of citizens in Bukan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-18 02:54
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association , and according to human rights activists, arrests, activists, advocates and citizens followers of Sunni residents of Bukan East Kurdistan in the past few months continued and more than fifty peop ...

Two Dead and Twenty Five Kulbars Injured in Car Accident In Marivan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-05-18 02:00
Over the past two weeks, two Kulbars were killed and 25 others were injured when a car and a minibus carrying Kulbars overturned in the border region of Marivan. According to Human Rights Network Kurdistan, On Sunday 24 May, around 15, on the “Band Dezli ...

Bakhtiar Memari Kurdish political prisoners on death row was freed.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-17 01:51
According to reports, the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , Bakhtiar Memari Kurdish political prisoner on death row citizens living in Marivan, Kurdistan East, who in 2010 was arrested on the morning of Tuesday 16 May 2017, is the free. Bakhtiar Memari ...

PYD Conscripts a Kurdish-German National in Rojava: Human Rights Center

BAS News - 2017-05-16 09:23
PYD-affiliated men also abducted a member of the Reform Movement ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which rules Rojava (the Syrian Kurdish region), forcefully enrolled a youth of Kurdish-German nationality in its armed units. German ...

Landmine Explosion Wounded A Kurdish Citizen in Qasr-e Shirin

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-05-16 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) – Last night on May 14, A 28 year old shepherd from nomad was wounded in his leg and arm, near the Shirazi bridge in Qasr-e Shirin in a mine explosion. The explosion was so terrific that has been heard by the entire ...

Young 28 years old Qasr-e Shirin in East Kurdistan injured by landmine

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-15 22:50
According to a report by the Population human rights Kurdistan is reached, the morning today, 15 May 2917,young 28 years old from Qasr-e Shirin in province Kermanshah for inspection of their livestock near the bridge Shirazi this city was referred, by lan ...

Self mutilation and suicidal prisoners in Sanandaj in Kurdistan East

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-15 22:50
According to a report by the Kurdistan Human Rights Associatio is over, prisoners in Sanandaj prison due to lack of attention to demands their rights to methods of protest such as strikes, suicide and self mutilation have turned and this while 28 prisoner ...
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