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Week in brief: Prisoners without rights

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-10-17 02:03
Iran security forces interrogate Kurdish labour activists The Law Enforcement Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran have questioned four Kurdish labour activists in Sanandaj following a new wave of clampdown on labour activists in Iran’s Kurdish areas. T ...

Iran Planning to Attack US Embassies in Iraq, Lebanon: Report

BAS News - 2017-10-14 15:43
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is reportedly planning a scenario similar to the hostage-taking crisis in 1979, but this time targeting United States’ diplomatic missions in Iraq and Lebanon. According to the information obtained by Roj Kurd News We ...

The kurdish political prisoner, Mohammad Nazari’s life is threatened.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-10-11 05:40
The kurdish political prisoner, Mohammad Nazari’s life is threatened. Kurdistan Human Rights Association, supporting the demands of Mohammad Nazari, holds the Islamic Republic of Iran accountable for any inconvenient event regarding the health of this pol ...

Khamenei on Kurdistan Independence: US Plans to Create Second Israel

BAS News - 2017-10-04 22:59
ERBIL — The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ali Khamenei, has accused the US of attempting to create a new Israel by helping Kurdistan Region moving towards independence. “America and Israel benefit from the vote ... America and foreign p ...

Iran, Iraq to Conduct Joint Military Drill on Kurdistan Border Strip

BAS News - 2017-09-30 18:44
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran will conduct a military exercise with the Iraqi central government to show off military superiority at the face of Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum which was held last Monday. "A joint military exercise betw ...

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 ...

Iran’s Senior Military Delegation Meets with PKK

BAS News - 2017-09-19 17:22
ERBIL — A senior delegation from the Islamic Republic of Iran has reportedly visited Kurdistan Region’s Qandil Mountainous areas where the leadership of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is stationed. The Iranian officials during their covert trip on Monday ...

Pictures: Iran Opens Imam Khomeini School in Kurdish Shabak Areas

BAS News - 2017-09-14 11:47
ERBIL — Hoping to further increase its influence across Iraq, the Islamic Republic of Iran has recently opened a school in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh, named after its late supreme leader Ruhollah Khomeini. According to the information obtaine ...

Islamic Republic of Iran’s law enforcement forces in the area of “Asnouri” Marivan and “Hashtian” of Urmia a number of carrier (innocent civilians) shooting target.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-28 01:43
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Thursday evening 24 August 2017, a number of district policemen from the “Sheler” bordered by the villages “Barika in” and “Hanjiran” the security forces were ambushed. According to new ...

The ambiguity of the fate of a Kurdish carrier

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-27 03:32
According to a report from the Kurdistan human rights Association, more than 2 months later, the condition of a “Khaleq Khaleh” from the city of Sardasht from the east of Kurdistan is ambiguous and the military organs of the Islamic Republic of Iran and t ...

A vendor in Marivan his property burnt.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-25 05:16
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association on Thursday 24 August 2017, due to pressure from the Islamic Republic of Iran affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran forces on the Marivan vendors in the east of Kurdistan who are forced to subsist ...

Iran-Kurdistan Discuss Construction of Railway System

BAS News - 2017-08-24 21:20
ERBIL— The Islamic Republic of Iran has demanded to extend its railway service to the Kurdistan Region, according to a statement by Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Transportation and Communications. The statement published on Thursday said Iran has alread ...

The arrest of three Kurdish citizens in Tekab

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-24 03:02
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association last week,on Tuesday 15 August 2017, the security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran three residents the Ahmedabad village of the city of Tekab, in eastern Kurdistan, arrest and and hav ...

Arrest of a Kurd girl by the forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-23 04:39
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, in the city of Baneh, east of Kurdistan, on Monday 20 August 2017, IRI security forces raided a hotel in the city and launched a 28 years old girl named Sara Rostami from city of Sanandaj ...

A student from Ilam in eastern Kurdistan was arrested by security forces

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-19 22:34
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association,on Wednesday 16 August 2017, a student at the Bakhtar University of Ilam was arrested by security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The Kurdistan Center for Democracy and Human Rights ...

Harassment of citizens “Salas Babajani” in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-19 17:11
By Revolutionary Guard Corps of the Islamic Republic of Iran According to a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association,on Friday 18 August 2017, Revolutionary Guard forces, residents of the village of Bani Nar, attacked the functions village Khaneh ...

Arrest of 10 carrier (innocent civilians) in Oraman, East of Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-14 14:23
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association on Saturday 12 August 2017, 10 Kurdish carrier was arrested by a member of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s police force. According to the kmmk report, a noncommissioned officer called “Afradeh” at one of ...

Minister says Iran spares no effort to help Iraq

KurdPress - 2017-08-14 09:26
Iran and Iraq enjoy deep and strategic relations and Islamic republic will spare no effort to help Baghdad in fighting terrorism and reconstructing the country in the post-IS era, interior minister said. ...

[VIDEO]: Iranian Army Penetrates into Kurdistan Region’s Territories

BAS News - 2017-08-12 15:39
SULAYMANIYAH — The Islamic Republic of Iran’s army has set up military bases in the depth of the Kurdistan Region territories in Pishdar region in north of Sulaymaniyah province. According to a video recording obtained by BasNews, Iran has taken over a f ...

Another Kurdish Porter Killed by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2017-08-12 11:06
ERBIL — Border guards of the Islamic Republic of Iran killed on Friday another Kurdish porter (Kolbar) in the northwestern province of Western Azarbaijan. Human Rights monitoring group Hangaw confirmed the report, identifying the victim as Izzaddin Khali ...

Iran arrests six for dancing Zumba

Waar Media - 2017-08-11 11:44
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran has arrested six people for teaching Zumba classes to children, accusing them of trying to “change lifestyles” in the Islamic Republic. The group of four men and two women were charged over their dancing and for not adhering to the count ...

The shelling of the border areas of the city of Halabja by Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Islamic Republic of Iran has targeted artillery strikes around the villages of the “Darah Tou” of Halabja Province in southern Kurdistan. The governor of Halabja also said the shelling ...

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 ...

The killing of Kurdish businessman from the city of Paveh in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-08 21:35
In a report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, at 9:00 PM tonight 7 July 2017, Kurdish businessman, “Mohammad Baqer Gheytuli”, was shot and shot dead directly by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s law enforcement forces. According to news reports,he w ...

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 ...

Iran says won’t be silent on US breach of nuclear deal

Waar Media - 2017-08-03 12:25
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran has condemned fresh sanctions imposed by the US on the Islamic Republic, stressing that Tehran will not stand silent in the face of Washington’s violation of the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement. On Wednesday, US President Donald Trum ...

Harassment of females cyclist in Marivan and confiscating their bike

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-02 11:48
Girls of bicycling around the Zaribar Lake face the Islamic Republic of Iran’s plain clothes. According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, today, Tuesday 1 Auguste 2017, personal forces affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s ...

The militarization city of Oshnavieh

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-01 23:22
After shooting unknown people and killing and injuring two people in Oshnavieh, the area of this city in eastern Kurdistan was severely protected by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s military forces. According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Asso ...

Murder of a Kurdish carrier (innocent civilian) in east Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-01 10:32
Ibrahim Rahmani, a well-known “Braim Tazani”, was killed by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s military forces for from the city of Baneh in eastern Kurdistan. According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, Ibrahim Rahmani on Sunday 30 Jul ...

“Azad Mineh Abdoli” Kurdish carrier was injured

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-01 01:16
The Kurdistan Human Rights Association has reportedly been severely injured by another Iranian Kurdish carrier in direct shootings by militants from the Islamic Republic of Iran in eastern Kurdistan and was transferred to Urmia health centers by local peo ...

Gorran Forming Military Force with Iran's Support: Report

BAS News - 2017-07-29 15:19
ERBIL— Kurdish Change Movement (Gorran) is secretly creating a military force apparently for the protection of its premises in Sulaimaniyah province with the assistance of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraqi Ghad Press reported on Saturday. The report ci ...

Iranian president says US bans will not go unanswered

KurdPress - 2017-07-27 08:33
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has condemned the US House of Representatives’ approval of a draft law on fresh sanctions against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic would “definitely”​ give a proportionate response to the hostile move. ...

Iran Executes Five Kurdish Inmates

BAS News - 2017-07-26 11:19
ERBIL — The judiciary authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran executed on Wednesday five other Kurdish inmates, including one woman, for different charges. Iranian Kurdish human rights monitoring group (Hangaw) said that the executed people were char ...

Iraq and Iran Boosting Military Cooperation

BAS News - 2017-07-24 12:12
ERBIL — Iraq and its neighbouring Islamic Republic of Iran signed an agreement on Sunday to step up the military cooperation in the fight against terrorism, Iranian media reported. According to IRNA News Agency, Iraqi Defence Minister Erfan al-Hiyali and ...

Iran Threatened with Fall of Mosul for Turning Back on Maliki: Nujaifi

BAS News - 2017-07-23 16:51
ERBIL— Former speaker to the Iraqi House of Representatives, Osama al-Nujaifi stated on Saturday that the Islamic Republic of Iran threatened him with the fall and occupation of Mosul. In a televised interview with the Sky News Arabic, Nujaifi stated fou ...

Iran "Green with Envy" with Kurdistan's Development: HDK-Iran Official

BAS News - 2017-07-22 18:38
He says Iran regards the Kurdistan Region as "second Israel." ERBIL— The opposition of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Kurdistan Region's imminent independence referendum sources from their resentment towards the developments of Kurdistan, said the p ...

Friday 22 July 1988, chemical bombardment “Rijab” and “Zardah”

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-20 22:41
Kurdistan Human Rights Association : At the last days of the end of the Iran-Iraq war, after the bombing of Halabja in the south and Sardasht in eastern Kurdistan by the Ba’ath regime of Iraq and the tensions of the Islamic Republic of Iran this morning o ...

The spillage of East Kurdistan water resources into the regions of Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-18 00:23
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the Ministry of Power in the Islamic Republic of Iran has decided to transfer the water of the dam to the Hamedan city of East Kurdistan and this plan is being implemented. According to th ...

No Countries Oppose Referendum But Iran: Official

BAS News - 2017-07-17 11:20
ERBIL — Except the Islamic Republic of Iran, no other states oppose the independence referendum set to be held on 25th September this year, said a Kurdish official. “It is a suitable time for [holding] referendum as they could be no perfect time for such ...

PUK delegation arrives in Tehran

KurdPress - 2017-07-17 11:03
A leading delegation from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) arrived in Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iraq, on Sunday to discuss ties between Tehran and Kurdistan Region. ...

Construction of military bases in sensitive areas of Zaribar Marivan wetland

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-10 22:06
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the military forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in recent months, have been campaigning for the construction of a military base at the critical points of the Zaribar Wetland and They ...

Kurdish representative hails Iran’s major role in fight against IS

KurdPress - 2017-07-06 09:46
The representative of the Kurdistan region praised Iran’s role in Iraq’s recent victories over the Daesh (IS) terrorist group and said if it had not been for the Islamic Republic’s assistance, Iraq would have fallen to the hands of the terrorists. ...

The Islamic Republic of Iran shelling the southern Kurdistan region.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-06 00:25
According to the report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Sunday 2 July 2017, the military forces affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran, mountain slopes Halgurd in Soran region and near to Haji Omran border the shelling has done. According ...

Kurdish journalist and political activist arrested Dr. Salaheddin Khadio

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-06 00:25
According to a report from Kurdistan Human Rights Association,on Teasday 4 June 2017, Dr. Salaheddin Khadio, a journalist, political activist and writer from Mahabad city, was arrested by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s security forces from eastern Kurdist ...

KRG Calls on Iran to Stop Shelling Kurdistan Region Border Areas

BAS News - 2017-07-04 14:52
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) condemned the artillery bombardment of the border areas of the region by the Islamic Republic of Iran. “As we declare our position against these operations, we reiterate our commitment to the principles of ...

Missile power only way for deterrence: MP

KurdPress - 2017-07-02 14:13
Promotion of country’s missile power is the only way for deterring the Islamic Republic against foreign threats, a senior Iranian senior lawmaker said on Saturday. ...

Iran to give 'harshest response' to enemy threats: minister

KurdPress - 2017-07-02 07:30
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan has hailed the country’s defensive and missile achievements, saying the Islamic Republic will give the “harshest response” to enemy threats. ...

Iran Supports Jihadi Salafists, Says Mustafa Hijri

Kurdistan Voice - 2017-06-30 14:00
The main reason of the ISIS’ fast growing took roots from a successful conspiracy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in cooperation with its allies in Syrian war ...

51 Kurds Executed in Iran in First Half of 2017

BAS News - 2017-06-29 13:36
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has executed 51 Kurdish citizens in 14 prisons over the past six months, according to a human rights news agency. According to a report published by Hengaw, a human rights news agency, the government has carried out 5 ...

The names of 24 of the recent arrests of “Kermanshah” in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-28 11:25
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Monday, 26 June 2017, the Islamic Republic of Iran Public Prosecutor in Kermanshah province announced that more than 50 people by the security forces in the province in accordance with ...

24 Kurdish Inmates in Kirmanshah, Iran Likely to Face Execution

BAS News - 2017-06-27 12:57
They have been arrested on charges being involved in Tehran attacks ERBIL — The general prosecutor of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kermanshah revealed that dozens of people have been arrested in the province after the terrorist attacks in Tehran. Moha ...

Sew lip and eyes to protest the prison situation

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-27 01:48
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, a prisoner named Ahmad Irani in Dizel Abad Prison of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kermanshah struck in protest of prison conditions and pressures, and sewed his eyes and lips. Dizel Aba ...

50 people have been arrested in Kermanshah.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-27 01:48
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , the Public Prosecutor of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kermanshah province has claimed that “after the terrorist events in Tehran, several arrests have taken place in the province.” as ...

Confiscating the farmers’ grass for the gold mine in the village of Baharloo

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-24 05:28
According to a report received from Kurdistan Human Rights Association, the governor of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the province of Kurdistan has told the citizens of this village that if the grass does not sell the Baharloo village to the gold mine, ...

Islamic Trojan Horse in Czech Republic I

Dr. Yekta Uzunoglu - 2017-06-24 00:29
My psychologically ill ex- wife is being misused in the on demand campaign organized by islamists and my six- years old daughter is being held hostage! When, after the fall of totalitarianism, Jiri Dienstbier together with Hans-Dietrich Genscher, the For ...

Being killed another carrier (innocent civilian ) in Kurdistan East

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-23 13:13
According to the Reports of Human Rights Association , another innocent civilian named Mohammad Darbarani because the direct firing of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s forces hit and lost his life. Being killed Mohammad Darbarani and the wounding of two oth ...

Ahwazi Arabs Targeted by Tehran’s Regime

Kurdistan Voice - 2017-06-22 20:33
Not only the Islamic Republic officials but also the Persian political elites believe or at least claim the Arabic countries of the Persian Gulf support the region’s separatists. ...
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